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Budibase hackathon (Virtual)

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About Event

Announcing the Budibase Hackathon - Over $5K in prizes 🎉

There's a new opportunity to level up your software development skills and contribute to open-source while educating others and earning incredible prizes. 

From October 1 until October 25, Budibase is offering developers an unmissable opportunity to build and contribute integrations and components to benefit open source in exchange for prizes. Read on for more details about Budibase and how you can join the hackathon.

What is Budibase?
Budibase is an open-source low-code platform that helps developers build internal apps in minutes. With over 1 million downloads and 15,000 Github stars, Budibase is one of the leading open source platforms in the world. Recently, we launched Budibase 2.0, which allows users to build their own custom components and integrations 🚀.

Why Participate?
It's Hacktoberfest! We also wanted to emphasize that Budibase integrations and components are a perfect open source access point. We also think the prizes on offer make for a pretty compelling case to participate in the Budibase Hackathon 2022 😉. 

We're encouraging participants to build Budibase integrations and components for this year's hackathon. We hope you'll walk away with a greater understanding of Budibase and the importance of low-code and extensibility— for you and the open source community.

We're excited to see how you approach this challenge. 

Key facts and prizes

  • You have 24 days to submit your contributions.

    • Starting - 10:00 am UTC Saturday, October 1, 2022

    • Ending - 10:00 am UTC Tuesday, October 25, 2022

  • There are four competitions and eight prizes to be won.

    • Best integration contributed 

      • Winner: $1000 + Budibase Swag + $250 Budibase credit

      • Runner-up: $250 + Budibase Swag + $250 Budibase credit

    • Most integrations contributed 

      • Winner:  $1000 + Budibase Swag + $250 Budibase credit

      • Runner-up:  $250 + Budibase Swag + $250 Budibase credit

    • Best component contributed

      • Winner:  $1000 + Budibase Swag + $250 Budibase credit

      • Runner-up:  $250 + Budibase Swag + $250 Budibase credit

    • Most components contributed

      • Winner: $1000 + Budibase Swag + $250 Budibase credit

      • Runner-up: $250 + Budibase Swag + $250 Budibase credit

  • The submission quality is critical, and poor submissions will not count towards the competition.

How to Participate
We've created this quick guide to help you contribute an integration or component and participate in the Budibase Hackathon.

How To Submit

  • Create a repository for your contribution on Github

  • Add your contribution to the repository

  • Add a description and instructions for your integration to the README - this is important as it will help users adopt your integration.

  • Submit your hackathon contribution using this form.


  • The contest entry period ends October 25, 2022, at 10:00 am UTC. You must submit before the deadline (no late entries).

  • Budibase has the right to reject submissions they deem unfit.

  • You must create your submission during the event.

  • All entries must be Open Source (link to source code required in submission)

  • Any intellectual property developed during the hackathon will belong to the individual/team that created it. 

Community Support
The Budibase team will be available to help anyone who runs into issues or has questions related to Budibase or the hackathon in general. You can reach the Budibase team by leaving a comment on our:

Important Dates 🗓

  • October 1, 2022: Hackathon Begins!

  • October 25, 2022: Hackathon Submission Due at 10:00 am UTC

  • October 28, 2022: Hackathon Winners Announced

Additional info

  • Payment may take up to 30 days after your submission.

  • By submitting, you grant Budibase permission to use screenshots or links to your project or content of your README on our Twitter, blog, website, email updates, and on the Budibase Discord server. Budibase does not make any claims over your IP.