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The Illuminate/22 Hack by Moonbeam

Nov 14, 2022 - Dec 15, 2022

This hackathon event had ended at Dec. 15, 2022, 12:59 a.m., please check the ongoing hackathons.

The Illuminate/22 Hack by Moonbeam

A Hackathon for cross-chain connected applications

November 14 – December 14, 2022

The Illuminate/22 Hack is a community-oriented hackathon featuring technical workshops, office hours, and dedicated support in Discord to connect web3 developers to advance the Connected Contracts Future. With Moonbeam, developers can build applications that connect to any contract on any chain with the help of Axelar, HyperLane, Layer Zero, and Wormhole. This hackathon is the perfect place to experiment with Connected Contracts approaches to your DApps, with guidance and mentorship from protocol experts.

About Illuminate/22

The purpose of Illuminate/22 Hack is to educate developers about the benefits of connected contracts and encourage them to build projects on Moonbeam that utilize one or more GMP protocols.

Most importantly, this hackathon is not a competition between the various GMP protocols - rather we intend it to be a collaborative exhibition of the current GMP technology, and a showcase/celebration of DApps built with a connected contracts approach.


Watch the full playlist on YouTube: here

How it works

  • Check out prizes and bounties
  • Join the #hackathons channel of Moonbeam’s Discord
  • Participate in Workshops & AMAs
  • Register for the bounties you’re working on.
  • Submit your project

Blog Posts / Tutorials

Documentation Links


  • Illuminate/22 Hack by Moonbeam will commence on Monday, November 14, 2022
  • All projects must be submitted by 8:00pm EST on Wednesday, December 14, 2022
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Check out the Prizes

Visit the Prize Explorer to check out the prizes posted by our hackathon sponsors. Click each prize to show important details, including the submission requirements, submission deadline, etc.

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Join the Hackathons Chat Workspace

Chat with other hackers, ask sponsors and the Gitcoin team questions, find or create a team, and communicate real-time. Click here to join the party!

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Start Work via Gitcoin

When your team is formed please have one of your teammates navigate to each prize page you plan to compete for and click the “Start Work” button.

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Build your cool ideas and make your vision come true with your team!

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Submit Work via Gitcoin

When your project is completed, submit your work by clicking the “Submit Work” button on the prize page/