Over $3K worth of prizes and swag will be shared among our hackathon participants.

Let's kickstart 2023 by building productivity tools. Build an open source project that demonstrates proper app-to-user notifications with the Courier API. We're excited to see what you build!

Courier Community Developer Award

New projects that satisfy all submission requirements and demonstrate proper app-to-user notifications with the Courier API will receive a $20 Amazon gift card (check Rules for requirements).


How to Get Started

What to Submit

  1. Tag #courier on your project submission
  2. Link to GitHub repo with code
  3. Short demo video (1-5 mins) of working project (screen-recording)
  4. Link to prototype (must be deployed to be judged)


  • Join the community to brainstorm ideas, meet teammates, and share your project updates
  • Tweet about your project with the hashtag #CourierHacks to be retweeted by the official Courier account

Hackathon Sponsors


$700 in prizes

Courier Hacks: Productivity Tools Winner

Best project that is open source, open to contributions from the developer community, includes clear documentation, and demonstrates proper app-to-user notifications with the Courier API will receive a $500 (USD) Amazon gift card, redeemable within the US only.

Send API Award (2)

Best project that uses the Send API to send multi-channel notifications (email, sms, push, chat, other) from application to user(s). Project must satisfy all judging criteria listed. Winning team(s) will receive a $100 (USD) Amazon gift card, redeemable within the US only.

Devpost Achievements

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Developer Advocate, Courier

Prakhar Srivastav

Prakhar Srivastav
Senior Software Engineer, Google

Judging Criteria

  • Courier Integration
    Project successfully integrates the Courier API and demonstrates successful integration of API within 1-5 minute video demo. Project can send any type of messages via the Courier API.
  • Demo
    Submission includes a 1-5 minute video demonstration of the working project with screen-recording that includes: application sending message(s), user receiving message(s), same message(s) appearing in Courier data log. Video should be uncut.
  • Open Source
    Is either a contribution to an open source project (show pull request) OR is an open source project. In the second case, project must include instructions on how others can contribute in README.md file on GitHub and must have a license.
  • Creativity
    Project takes an original approach to a problem. Solution effectively alleviates, solves, or helps the problem it is designed to solve.
  • Design
    Design is accessible, well thought out, demonstrates smart design choices, and is user-friendly.

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