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Hacker's Guide: ETHDenver 2022 In-Person BUIDLathon

Hacker's Guide: ETHDenver 2022 In-Person BUIDLathon

Taking place from February 11-20, 2022, ETH Denver 2022 In-Person BUIDLathon will gather thousands of participants who will compete for over $1 million in bounties and prizes, as well as up to $2 million in investment capital. Evolving beyond a once-a-year event, ETHDenver will function as an incubator and launchpad to create year-round support for early-stage blockchain projects.

Get BUIDLing with ETHDenver 2022!

Step 1. Create an account

BUILDers should submit their BUIDL projects via . But before that, make sure that you already have an account.

1. Use the  Sign in/up button at the upper right corner of the page to access the sign-up options.

2. Github, crypto wallet and email are supported for creating an account. For hackers, we recommend you to connect the account to your github to make more people know what you are building at any time.

*You may be asked to receive a verification code via email. The email may take some time to arrive. No worries! The code will not expire in 10 minutes when you click “send code”.

3. (Optional) Fill in your hacker profile as required. To help potential partners and investors better know you and your project, please tell us more about you as much as possible :).

Step 2. Submit Your BUIDL Project

*Learn more about bounties before you submit your project at

  1. Before the submission DDL at 8am, Feb 20th, please make sure you have added your Github link and a demo video to the project. You can submit the project first, edit it later before judging session on the 20th.
  2. Go to and click “Submit BUIDL”. Before submitting, you need to create a BUIDL project.

Click “Create a new BUIDL” and fill in the form as required.

2. Indicate the name, Category and the infrastructure of your project. For “Project Submission”, please choose “ETHDenver”.

Share your project’s tagline, description, and add a banner or logo to be displayed on BUIDL’s profile.

Make sure you add a valid Discord account, so we can reach out with any verification questions. Projects that are unverified will not be displayed on the platform.

3. You should be redirected back to the Hacakthon submission page. Select your project from existing BUIDLs. Then, select relevant Tracks and Bounties. (Track and bounty details to be released on Feb 11)

Click “Confirm” to submit.

Step 3. Verify yourself and your team as hackers

After BUIDL submission. Please go to discord - #team-verification to get verified.

You need to create a BUIDL first to add teammates. Continue reading to learn how.

You will be able to see your project on the page when the verification succeeds.

Step 4. Editing

You can edit any details of your project in “My Profile-edit”, including project description, team members, tracks and bounties, etc..


1. How do I  learn more about the bounties before application?

View all ETHDenver 2022 bounties at

2. How do I add teammates on the website?

As shown above, teammates can be added via their email address connected to their DoraHacks account (Signup needed).

You can edit team information in My Profile.

3. How do I compete for the prizes?

There’ll be 2 rounds of voting. During the first round, 30 teams of judges will vote internally and each team will recommend 1 project to be finalists. The list of 30 finalists will be revealed at 2pm MT on February 20, 2022.

All ETHDenver 2022 participants will then participate in community voting (MACI Quadratic Voting mechanism)  to select the winners. Later that day, the results of the MACI voting round will be announced 🎉

More details are available on ETHDenver website.

4. Where can I get support?

You can find us at discord - #dorahacks-support. Ask us anything!

About ETHDenver

ETHDenver is the largest Web3 #BUIDLathon in the world (fka hackathon) for Ethereum and other blockchain protocol enthusiasts, designers and developers. This year’s event features simultaneous virtual and in-person events, kicking off on Friday, February 11th in Denver.

ETHDenver is 100% community funded, and SporkDAO, the community-owned organization of ETHDenver, is on a mission to #BUIDL Colorado as the destination of choice to build a decentralized future, and will be raising a $5 million fund that will be deployed into the investments of projects that will come out of ETHDenver 2022.

The goal is to give value directly back to the community following the completion of the event–with ETHDenver functioning as an incubator and launchpad to create year-round funding for projects.

About DoraHacks

DoraHacks is a global hackathon organizer and a host to one of the world’s most active multi-chain developer communities. More than 2000 projects from 152 countries have received over $15 million in grants and other forms of contributions via DoraHacks platform. Many open source communities, DAOs, and more than 20 major blockchain ecosystems are using the DoraHacks platform to launch quadratic funding grants, bounties, and host hackathons.

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