Offer Decentralized Solutions to Real-World Challenges



Meet Hungary top talents and professionals across all disciplines and industries on 13 June 2020

About IBCOL

The HUngary Blockchain OLympiad (HU-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

Why now

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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

Timeline

Deadlines

Fri 15 May 23:59 GMT - Deadline for draft whitepaper (Mentor day review)

Mon 1 June 23:59 GMT - Deadline for whitepaper in English (First Draft)

Mon 15 June 23:59 GMT - Deadline for whitepaper in English (Second Draft)

Mon 22 June 23:59 GMT - Hungary representatives to IBCOL announced

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 Slack Telegram or Facebook