Calling all developers! Now’s your chance to create apps and snippets with Square’s suite of APIs and SDKs. Dig into the tools used by businesses around the world and be one of the first to try the brand new Snippets API or Web Payments SDK announced at Square Unboxed.

What to Build: Build (or update) apps or snippets using Square’s APIs and SDKs.

What to Submit:

Demo video. Your video should be around 3 minutes long and include a demo of your working application for the judges.  (Videos must be made publicly visible).

Access to your working application or snippet. Access must be provided to the working application or snippet for judging and testing by providing a link to a website, functioning demo, or a test build. 

Complete submission form. Include all of the required fields on your Devpost submission form and your Square App ID, BEFORE the final deadline on July 12, 2021 at 5pm EDT.

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Prizes

$60,000 in prizes

First Place Overall

• $15,000 USD
• 30 min. meeting with Square product team
• Social promotion by Square

Second Place Overall

• $10,000 USD
• Social promotion by Square

Best Snippet for Square Online Overall

• $10,000 USD
• Social promotion by Square

Best App for Square Terminal Overall

• $10,000 USD
• Social promotion by Square

Best use of Web Payments SDK with another Square API Overall

• $10,000 USD
• Social promotion by Square

Bonus - Most Creative Idea

• $2,500 USD

Bonus - Most Impressive Technical Integration

• $2,500 USD

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Individuals, teams of individuals who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry who reside or are incorporated in the U.S., U.K., Australia, Ireland, Japan, or Canada (excluding Quebec). See rules for details.

Get access to the developer tools for your specific location:

Judges

Richard Moot

Richard Moot
Developer Advocate, Square

Elsie Phillips

Elsie Phillips
Developer Advocate, Square

Max Beatty

Max Beatty
Engineering Manager, Square

Bryan Ashley

Bryan Ashley
Engineering Manager, Square

Gabriel Jinich

Gabriel Jinich
Product Manager, Square

Aaron Hoffmeyer

Aaron Hoffmeyer
Partnerships Program Manager, Square

Vivek Guar

Vivek Guar
Engineering Manager, Square

Matthew Ryan

Matthew Ryan
Product Manager, Square

Judging Criteria

  • Quality of the Idea
    (Includes creativity and originality of the idea.)
  • Implementation of the Idea
    (Includes how well the idea was executed by the developer.)
  • Potential Value to Businesses
    (Includes the extent to which the app can help businesses grow.)

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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