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May 14 – June 6

Set yourself up for success

#CreatorsAndCommunities Hackathon

How to Get Started

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Step One

Add the Hackathon workshops to your calendar
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Step Two

Read the rules to submit your project for $NEAR
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Step Three

Join the NEAR Discord to  form a team & ask questions
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Step Four

Make your NEAR account to claim your prizes. Use ETH
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Step Five

Want even more? Join the NEAR forum >> Creatives

Educational Resources

Getting Started - NEAR Documentation

Get started with NEAR by reviewing their documentation.

Createbase Chat

Join the Createbase Community Telegram chat for support and resources.

Mintbase Support

Join the Mintbase Support group on Telegram for all support-related inquires.

NEAR Certified Developer Program Application

This course is an opportunity for web developers to earn a Certificate of Completion that represents the ability to design, develop, test and deploy smart contracts on the NEAR platform.

Learn Figment

Learn what makes NEAR unique, build your first NEAR smart contract, and earn NEAR while doing it!

NEAR Live Contract Review

This YouTube playlist reviews the NEAR contract, covered by Evgeny Kuzyakov.

Token Standards for NEAR

The Near Enhancement Proposals repository. Contribute to near/NEPs development by creating an account on GitHub.

Mintbase Chat

Join the Mintbase Telegram chat for inquiries about building on Mintbase.

NEAR Dev's Chat

Join the NEAR Dev’s Telegram chat for technical questions and developer support within the NEAR ecosystem.

NEAR Academy

NEAR Academy is an interactive introduction course for web developers looking to explore blockchain integration into their Apps. It is free, and it hands a completion certificate.

NEAR Live App Review

This YouTube playlist reviews the NEAR app, covered by Matt Lockyer.

Blockheads

This YouTube playlist reviews getting started as a Web2 developer building applications on NEAR. Covered by Dorian Crutcher.

How To Earn

These are the 4 culminating tasks that, once completed, can be submitted as payment proposals to Bounty DAOs for NEAR payouts.

Ideation - 10 NEAR

Explore and convey your idea, from original concept to implementation.
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Earn NEAR by hacking on problems within the Web3 creative ecosystem

Get together with your friends, meet people during the event, or hack solo, everyone is welcome.

Payout Amount for Completion: 10 NEAR

Post submission to the DAO of your choice on this forum.

Task

Submit your ideation (500 words minimum) on the NEAR Forums. Your ideation should be relevant to one of the bounty DAOs for this Open Web Community Hackathon. In your ideation, outline your project idea from start to finish. Your ideation should outline a project that supports the creative Web3 community. 

Submission Guide

  1. Create a presentation explaining your Open Web Community Hackathon project.
  2. Go to the NEAR Forums and reply to the thread for the DAO that you are submitting your Open Web Community Hackathon project for (make sure you are replying to the correct bounty.
  3. In that thread, please include a link to your ideation and the NEAR accounts of you and your teammates (if you have them).
  4. Use the link to your reply as the “forum link” to the discussion needed in the SputnikDAO proposal you are submitting your bounty to (make sure you are submitting to the correct DAO).
  5. Submit a payout proposal for 10 NEAR to your NEAR account (the near account for your team’s SputnikDAO).

Project Presentation - 20 NEAR

Create a presentation explaining your hackathon project.

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Payout Amount for Completion: 20 NEAR

Post submission to the DAO of your choice on this forum.

Task

Submit a link to a presentation of your Open Web Community Hackathon project on the NEAR Forums. The presentation should be a visual outline showcasing the details of the project and how it would be implemented from start to finish. This presentation does not need to be recorded.

Submission Guide

  1. Create a presentation explaining your Open Web Community Hackathon project.
  2. Go to the NEAR Forums and reply to the thread for the DAO that you are submitting your Open Web Community Hackathon project for (make sure you are replying to the correct bounty.
  3. In that thread, please include a link to your presentation and the NEAR accounts of you and your teammates (if you have them).
  4. Use the link to your reply as the “forum link” to the discussion needed in the SputnikDAO you are submitting your bounty to (make sure you are submitting to the correct DAO).
  5. Submit a payout proposal for 20 NEAR to your NEAR account (the near account for your team’s SputnikDAO).

Video Demo - 30 NEAR

Create and submit a demo video explaining your hackathon project. Submission must showcase your prototype.
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Payout Amount for Completion: 30 NEAR

Post submission to the DAO of your choice on this forum.

Task

Submit a link to a video demo of your Open Web Community Hackathon project on the NEAR Forum. The video demo should outline and showcase the details of the project and how it would be implemented from start to finish. This video submission should be a recorded presentation of an idea that helps support the creative Web3 community.

Guide

  1. Create recorded a presentation (3-5 minutes) explaining your Open Web Community Hackathon project.
  2. Go to the NEAR Forums and reply to the thread for the DAO that you are submitting your Open Web Community Hackathon project for (make sure you are replying to the correct bounty.
  3. In that thread, please include a link to your video demo and the NEAR accounts of you and your teammates (if you have them).
  4. Use the link to your reply as the “forum link” to the discussion needed in the SputnikDAO you are submitting your bounty to (make sure you are submitting to the correct DAO).
  5. Submit a payout proposal for 30 NEAR to your NEAR account (the near account for your team’s SputnikDAO).

Full Github Submission - 40 NEAR

Submit a link to your full, open-source hackathon project on Github.

Submissions should include your one-page ideation, presentation slides, demo video, and code (if necessary).

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Payout Amount for Completion: 40 NEAR

Post submission to the DAO of your choice on this forum.

Task

Submit a link to your full, open-source project on Github to the NEAR Forum. All submissions should include an ideation of your idea, a slide presentation, video, and code (if necessary) showcasing the details of the project and how it would be implemented from start to finish.

Guide

  1. Combine your ideation, presentation slides, demo video, and code (if necessary) into a full project and post on Github as an open source project.
  2. Go to the NEAR Forum and reply to the thread for the DAO that you are submitting your Open Web Community Hackathon project for (make sure you are replying to the correct bounty.
  3. In that thread, please include a link to your Github project and the NEAR accounts of you and your teammates (if you have them).
  4. Use the link to your reply as the “forum link” to the discussion needed in the SputnikDAO you are submitting your bounty to (make sure you are submitting to the correct DAO).
  5. Submit a payout proposal for 40 NEAR to your NEAR account (the near account for your team’s SputnikDAO).

Council Members

Get to know the faces behind each bounty DAO, the people with who you will be sharing your ideas with.

Jeeltcraft

Jeeltcraft

VR-DAO

Natural Warp

Natural Warp

VR-DAO

Luís Freitas

Luís Freitas

VR-DAO

RoganX

RoganX

Generative Art

Yassine

Yassine

Generative Art

jåW dîN

jåW dîN

Generative Art | NFT Onboarding

Iotha Paw

Iotha Paw

NFT Onboarding

Whatshertoes

Whatshertoes

NFT Onboarding

Vandal

Vandal

NxM DAO