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Join us from August 25 - 27th, 2023!

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Who We Are

Ignition Hacks is a virtual global hackathon held by a non-profit organization focused on artificial intelligence, web development, and blockchain development, now in its 3rd iteration.

Learn more about the world of programming and rising specialities in the industry through our numerous workshops and speakers, while competing for over $15000 in prizes!

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Partner: Hackathons International

Ignition Hacks is proud to partner with Hackathons International! Hackathons International believes in revolutionizing the work experience by placing individuals first and allowing for authentic engagements in a hackathon setting. Innovation begins with shaping company culture through trust, inclusivity and community.

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Platinum Sponsor: Uniswap

Ignition Hacks is proud to partner with Uniswap! Uniswap is the leading decentralized cryptocurrency exchange for the Ethereum blockchain. With over $1.1T in trade volume and 107M+ trades, it is the largest crypto project on Ethereum.

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Why you should join

Why Get Involved?


We'll be hosting many workshops throughout the event covering varying topics, including AI/ML, web development, and blockchain.


Create an amazing project within 3 days from the ground up to add to your portfolio.


With over $15000 worth of prizes, there's bound to be something for you.

Important stuff to know

Frequently Asked Questions

A hackathon is an event dedicated to gathering both aspiring and experienced computer programmers to work upon and create a product, based on a given question or theme. This key question or theme is what diversifies hackathons from one another. A typical hackathon ranges from a 24 to 72 hour event, filled to the brim with immersive workshops and guest speakers. During this time, participants use a combination of their newfound knowledge along with past experiences to come up with a product. In a hackathon, participants can decide to work in teams or individually. Finally, prizes are offered to participants with the best projects at the end of the event.

Ignition Hacks is a virtual hackathon that aims to introduce participants to artificial intelligence, both Web2 and Web3 development, as well as their applications. Held by a group of Canadian high school students, it acts as a medium for student collaboration and enrichment by focusing on hands-on application of the aforementioned technologies. This is done by holding a series of workshops and seminars featuring guest speakers, with the chance to win big by creating and pitching your project to judges.

Any student aged 13-19 can join Ignition Hacks 2022!

Four Hackers can form one team at Ignition Hacks. You can form a team before or during the event.

Communication at Ignition Hacks will take place on Discord, workshops and speaker sessions will be hosted on Google Meets, and project submission will occur on Devpost.

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