HackaTRON Season 5: Ignite Your Ideas, Join the Blockchain Revolution, and Become Part of the TRON Builder Tour

In the spirit of innovation, creativity, and community outreach, TRON DAO, BitTorrent Chain (BTTC), and Huobi Ventures are thrilled to announce the launch of HackaTRON Season 5 (S5). This pivotal hackathon event offers not just a platform for emerging developers to showcase their talents but also a unique opportunity to participate in the thrilling TRON Builder Tour. HackaTRON S5 has a grand prize pool of up to 500,000* up for grabs.

For this season, we've reshaped the hackathon to feature five compelling tracks: Web3, DeFi, Artistry - encompassing NFTs, GameFi, and Metaverse projects, Builder for our returning contestants, and the much-anticipated AI track. Together, let's venture into the realm of the extraordinary!

TRON Builder Tour: Connecting Communities and Fostering Innovation

As a part of our HackaTRON Season 5 celebration, we are also rolling out the TRON Builder Tour. This is a concerted effort to build and strengthen the developer community through face-to-face engagement and knowledge sharing.

The TRON Builder Tour will make pit stops at key locations across the United States. Mark your calendars for the following dates:

New York City: July 16, 2023

Los Angeles: July 27, 2023

Miami: August 25, 2023

Berkeley: September 9, 2023

Princeton: September 23, 2023

These dynamic events are more than just a meet-and-greet; they are spaces of collaboration and learning, poised to push the boundaries of what is possible within the blockchain ecosystem.

Why You Should Participate

Exposure: Gain valuable exposure in the blockchain industry.

Collaboration: Work and learn from a talented group of participants, creating opportunities for knowledge exchange and partnerships.

Impact: Play an active role in shaping the future of blockchain technology.

Opportunities: Network with peers and industry leaders in the blockchain space.

Community: Join the vibrant community of TRON, BTTC, and Huobi Ventures.

A Prize Pool to Spark Your Ambition

We're offering an impressive prize pool of up to 500,000* to match your ambitions and efforts, distributed as follows:

Judge-Selected Qualifiers (per track)


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- 1st Place: 25,000 

- 2nd Place: 15,000 

- 3rd Place: 10,000 

- 4th Place: 8,000 

- 5th Place: 6,000 

Community-Selected Winners

- 1st Place: 7,000 

- 2nd Place: 6,000

- 3rd Place: 5,000 

- 4th Place: 4,000 

- 5th Place: 3,000 

Note: All prizes are issued in USDD, not USD

*Qualifying HackaTRON Season 5 participants are eligible to receive issuance of awards in USDD.

This year, Huobi Ventures will provide an additional 5,000 grant to each first-place winner and sponsor a 2,500 bug bounty for the TRON Builder Tour, totaling 27,500 in rewards.

Note: All grant prizes are in USDD, not USD

We are also ecstatic to announce that HackerEarth, the global hub of 7.6M+ developers and 1000+ recruiters, will be the official hackathon platform partner for HackaTRON Season 5. This collaboration will provide resources for participants to showcase their talents and enha