Hacking and Rules


👉 Hacker teams are made up of a maximum of 5 people. Rules and guidelines for the hacking and submission can be found below. Note: you need to be at the venue to be judged; no online-only submissions.



Submission Deadline⏳

The submission deadline is March 18th at 11:00 AM (Portugal Time) ⚠️

The submission should be done on Taikai platform. 🚀

Check the submission guidelines here (coming soon).

Hacking Rules   

  • ETHPorto is happening primarily IRL. Hackers can only participate remotely if they have a member present at the venue to be judged in-person;
  • All projects must be related to the Ethereum blockchain;
  • You cannot copy, use or submit another team's source code;
  • The decision of judges is final in the determination of prizes and awards;
  • Projects must involve writing significant software;
  • All code for projects must be written during the event, there can be no previously written code submitted to the judging process;
  • The judges’ decision is final in terms of determining prizes and awards;
  • All participants must hold a valid ticket for ETHPorto for their submission to be considered;
  • Please comply with all instructions provided by ETHPorto organizers and volunteers;
  • Please respect our Code of Conduct!

Minimum requirements to be judged   

  • A link to the open-source code;
  • A short demo video or presentation to describe the goal and use case of your project;
  • If applicable, the contract address(es) and/or website urls of your deployed demo/presentation must be provided, either on a testnet of your choice or mainnet of a platform of choice.

If you have any questions please head over to our FAQ tab or contact us at [email protected]


Complete Rules document can be visited here