The rules for the Black Blockchain Summit Hackathon are as follows:

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP) RIGHTS
All submissions remain the intellectual property of the individuals or organizations that developed them.

PROTECTION OF IP
By submitting an Entry or accepting any prize, you represent and warrant the following: you will not submit content that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the content; and the content submitted by you does not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other disabling devices or harmful code.

COPYRIGHT
Participant represents and warrants that he or she is the sole author and copyright owner of the Submission, and that the Submission is an original work of the Participant, or if the Submission is a work based on an existing application, that the Participant has acquired sufficient rights to use and to authorize others; and that the Submission does not infringe upon any copyright or upon any other third party rights of which the Participant is aware, and that the Submission is free of malware.

ELIGIBILITY
Black Blockchain Summit organizers have the right at their sole discretion to determine whether an entrant is eligible for the Contest. The organizers may disqualify, at organizers’ sole discretion, the entries (including, without limitation, content submitted in connection therewith) that (a) are in violation of third party rights or law or regulation, (b) use inappropriate or explicit language or images, or display content that the organizers or Sponsors otherwise finds objectionable.

JUDGING CRITERIA
Winners will be judged based on the following criteria:

  1. Cultural Competency on Black Issues.
  2. Technical Competency in Blockchain.
  3. Innovativeness.

AWARDS
Contest prizes are non-transferable by the winner. If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting such prize.