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Where your code goes live in 36 hours



Shopee believes that online shopping should be accessible, easy and enjoyable. This is the vision Shopee aspires to deliver on our platform, every single day.

To become the top ecommerce platform in the region, we believe that having a strong technical team is key. In Shopee Ultra-Hackathon 2021, we are looking for talented and enthusiastic developers across the region to come together to ideate and build a better platform for millions of users across the region!

We would love to work with the best minds to make the Shopee platform better than ever.


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14 Sep - 8 Nov 2020: Register with your team

  • Please register in a team of 2 to 4 pax; No individual registration will be accepted
  • Submission Requirements:
    • Every member in the team must submit their resume
    • A short write-up (in point form) on each member’s contribution to the project
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Jan 2021: Workshop 101 - Developing on Shopee Platform

  • Only shortlisted teams will be invited to join the exclusive workshop conducted by the Shopee Engineering team
  • In this workshop you will be acquainted with tools that will give you an edge for the hackathon. The knowledge that you will get is specific to the Shopee engineering ecosystem. Our engineers will guide you and answer any questions you may have. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to realise your hackathon ideas. Happy hacking!
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29 Jan - 31 Jan 2021: Hackathon

  • Build cool features on the Shopee app and watch how it interacts with Shopee live data
  • Location will be shared with the invitees
  • Please note that Shopee has the rights to this hackathon and all decisions made are final



Use the given APIs to build any features to increase user engagement and interact with the Shopee live environment.



faq iconAbout the Competition

The event is now confirmed to be held on the date as stated above. Registration is open for all interested individuals and will close on the deadline as stated above. Do sign up now before our slots get full!

The Shopee Ultra-Hackathon website will be updated regularly. Registered teams will receive additional email notifications should there be any event updates. If you have any queries, do reach out to us at techsg@shopee.com!

The whole team will be required to be physically present during the registration, opening and project demo segment.

Please bring along your own set of laptop, charger and adaptor as no equipment will be provided. Each team member is restricted to one set of laptop, charger and adaptor.

You are allowed to build any features in the app as long as you use any of Shopee's API. We do however have a recommended workflow and stack, which we will provide a boilerplate and docs on using it. More details will be provided in the workshop.

You may participate with an idea that you have not worked on before. Existing idea(s) or project(s) related to your company that are already made available in the market will be disqualified.

Do refer to our Terms and Conditions regarding intellectual property rights. If you have any questions, please contact us at techsg@shopee.com

faq iconEligibility

Yes, you can register with your team. Please note that only shortlisted teams will be invited to the workshop and hackathon.

You must be physically present in Singapore to participate in this challenge.

Participants have to be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the point of registration for the competition.

faq iconRegistration

Registration will close on the date as stated above.

We will not accept any individual sign-ups.

You will only need to submit one form as a team. The form will require all members to fill in their details.

A confirmation email will be sent to you after you have submitted the form. If you did not receive the confirmation email, please write in to us at techsg@shopee.com to check your registration status.

No. Only shortlisted teams will receive a separate email with the details of the hackathon at a later date.

For any changes to submitted details, please submit an amendment request through this form here.

Please send in all requests by 8 November.

Any requests sent after the deadline will not be considered.

For any changes to submitted details, please submit an amendment request through this form here.

Please send in all requests by 8 November.

Any requests sent after the deadline will not be considered.

faq iconWorkshop

Only shortlisted teams will be invited to join the workshop.

The workshop details will be released at a later date.

faq iconAnything Else?

If your questions are not addressed in our FAQs, kindly reach out to us at techsg@shopee.com! If it is relevant to more people, we will add it in this FAQ section.


Organized by

Government Partners

Schools and University Partners

Campus Partners

Supporting Partners

Partnership Opportunities

Partners’ Contribution

  • Strongly encourage your students and/or members to participate in the Shopee Ultra-Hackathon by publicising the competition through your website, social media channels and/or mailing list.
  • Feature your logo on our publicity materials

Partnership Benefits

  • Logo with Partnership type featured on the Shopee Ultra-Hackathon official website
  • Logo featured on all Shopee Ultra-Hackathon publicity collaterals such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Campus mailing list
  • Logo featured in the Shopee Ultra-Hackathon Newsletter
  • Organisation will be dedicated a special mention at the competition

Partnership Details

  • No sponsorship is required
  • We are happy to discuss further on how we can align mutual interests through this competition
  • If you are keen to partner with us, please send an email to techsg@shopee.com

If you have any questions about the Ultra-Hackathon, or if you would like to partner with us,

please email techsg@shopee.com!

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