The world's largest gathering of student talent in blockchain



International Blockchain Olympiad is a multidisciplinary design competition that invites students from around the world to apply blockchain and cryptography for solving real-world challenges.

About the Blockchain Olympiad

The Hong Kong BlockChain OLympiad (HK-BCOL) invites current and recent students to solve real-world problems with decentralized applications, built with blockchain or distributed ledger technology. Top scoring projects proceed to the International BlockChain OLympiad (IBCOL) in July 2020.

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Business Case Competition

Contestants define their own problem scopes and develop plans to solve it

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Academic Conference

Contestants are expected to submit a whitepaper proposing their solution

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Technical Hackathon (optional)

Contestants may build something to impress investors and employers

Vision & Mission Statement

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Countless Use Cases

Blockchain will generate over $24 trillion HKD by 2030 across industry verticals

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Huge Demand for Talent

There is a lack of qualified blockchain professionals around the world

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Renewed Interest in Blockchain

While cryptocurrencies waned, business and governments continued to explore

Objectives of IBCOL 2020

Eligibility

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Multidisciplinary Teams

Current and recent students of any discipline may compete

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Small or Large Teams

1 to 6 current or recent students can register as one team

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Multiple Projects

Any team can submit more than one project

How to get started

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GET TRAINED

Join our training sessions for current and recent students: sign up for free

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GET MENTORED

Meet our mentors on Telegram and Facebook, or sign up for mentor event

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GET MATCHED

Meet others at training and mentor events, or on Telegram or Facebook