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Compete in the first virtual MuleSoft Hackathon

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Create innovative, cool, and fun MuleSoft projects for an opportunity to win awesome prizes! This is the perfect opportunity to showcase your MuleSoft expertise and build your reputation in one of the largest integration practitioner ecosystems.

Who will hold the title of first MuleSoft Hackathon champion? Submit your MuleSoft Hackathon project before Nov. 29, 2020 11:59pm PT.

Project categories

Submit a project for one of these categories:


COVID-19 and emerging from the pandemic: As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, what can you create using data from the COVID-19 MuleSoft Response Portal?

Everyday is an API day: Build something to showcase how APIs can enhance an everyday experience or build an API that is for fun and entertainment.

IoT and MuleSoft: Develop an Internet of Things solution that communicates with MuleSoft or is powered by the Mule Runtime.



October 22, 2020

9am PT: MuleSoft Hackathon 2020 begins! You can start submitting your projects on for an opportunity to win the ultimate prize. Submission criteria and more details announced October 22.
October 29, 2020

4pm PT: Opening MuleSoft Meetup! Come meet the organizers and get answers to your questions. RSVP here.
November 3, 2020

5pm AEDT: First Hackathon office hours hosted by Royston Lobo, Sr. Technical Architect at MuleSoft. Get inspired, ask questions, and socialize. This event is JAPAC time-zone friendly. More office hours will be posted on the MuleSoft Hackathon 2020 Meetup group. RSVP here.
November 29, 2020

11:59pm PT: The Hackathon submission period ends!
November 30, 2020 to December 7, 2020

Time to determine the winners! Hackathon judges will deliberate which projects are the best based on the judging criteria.
December 8, 2020

Final verdicts are in. We will contact the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners and 10 runners-up.
December 15, 2020

The moment you've been waiting for... announcing the Hackathon 2020 winners and runners-up!



The 1st place winner will receive a package worth around $5,500:

• The MuleSoft Hackathon Winner trophy
• One MuleSoft training course (up to 5 days), instructor-led, includes a voucher for certification
• A drop CTRL Mechanical Keyboard with Halo Clear Switches
• A high-end Hackathon MuleSoft swag pack


The 2nd place winner will receive a package worth around $2,750:

• One MuleSoft training course (up to 2 days), instructor-led
• A high-end Hackathon MuleSoft swag pack


The 3rd place winner will receive a package worth around $250:

• A high-end Hackathon MuleSoft swag pack


10 runner-ups will receive an Honorable Mention, along with a Hackathon swag pack (valued at $40)

• Limited edition Hackathon T-shirt and stickers


How to submit

• First, register above!
• Create a Dev.To account and write a new post with #mulesofthackathon
• Throughout your project you can join the Hackathon discussion group and get support from MuleSoft. Join now!


Check out an example submission!


Submission guidelines

• Code must be licensed with a permissive license such as MIT, Apache 2 licenses.
• Your solution must use MuleSoft in some way
• Your project must be started and completed between 22 October 2020 - 29 November 2020.
• You can use APIs and data sources that are publicly available. You cannot use confidential data sources or APIs in your solution.
• Entry must be in English.
• Entry must be freely redistributable by Salesforce via public GitHub or similar repositories. Your code repository must be public.
• Entry must not contain harmful or illegal activity or content or in any way violate any federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations.
• Entry must use MuleSoft in the demo or project. If you are not a paid customer, you can submit your entry using a 30-day free trial account.
• For additional requirements, see Official Rules.


Judging criteria

Hackathon judges will be scoring projects out of 100 points using the following criteria.

• Creativity/Innovation: 25 points possible
• Usability/User Experience: 25 points possible
• Usage of MuleSoft: 25 points possible
• Submission Quality: 25 points possible

Find all of MuleSoft Hackathon 2020 Official Rules here.


No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Contest runs from October 22, 2020 at 9:00 am PT and ends on November 29, 2020 at 11:59 pm PT. Open to legal residents of the U.S. (incl. D.C.), Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada (excl. Quebec), France, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, South Africa, Ukraine, and the U.K. Must be 18+ (20+ in Japan). Restrictions apply. See Official Rules.

Reserve your spot