Atlassian's Codegeist is back with new and improved tools for developers to play with - and more than 50 ways to win. 

Codegeist is Atlassian’s annual developer hackathon where you can unleash your potential by building custom apps and integrations on Atlassian’s serverless app development platform — Forge. Developers from around the globe showcase their creativity through apps that extend Atlassian products.

Your mission: build apps that transform teamwork using Forge. Forge makes it possible to build a fully-functional app in just a few hours with hosting, multiple development environments, and API authentication built-in. 

Apply your skills to build a solution for IT, DevOps, or Business teams, and make connections in the process with Atlassian’s buzzing global developer community. Test your creativity and win big — #codegeist22


Build apps with:



Jira Service Management


Check out resources for getting started: Developer Resources


More opportunities to win:

10 Most Valuable Forge Feedback Prizes. $1,000 USD to 10 participants that provided actionable feedback about the Forge platform. Find details here

10 Most Valuable Storytelling Prizes. $1,000 USD to 10 participants that share their story of building with the Forge platform. Find details here

5 Best on Atlassian Marketplace Prizes. $1,000 USD to 5 projects that submitted their app to the Atlassian Marketplace. Find details here

4 Regional Prizes. $5,000 to 4 eligible submissions from different regions around the globe: The Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Middle East/Africa. Find details on the regions here.

Up to 400 Participation Prizes. Atlassian Developer Swag Pack to the first 400 participants that enter an eligible submission to Codegeist.


We can’t wait to see what you build! 


What to Build

Build a cloud app using Atlassian’s Forge platform in one of the following categories:

  • Apps for DevOps Teams
    Addresses an internal or publicly shared need within DevOps teams for better collaboration, automation, and intelligent workflows.

  • Apps for IT Teams
    Addresses an internal or publicly shared need within IT service management teams to deliver faster and collaborate effortlessly.

  • Apps for Business teams
    Addresses an internal or publicly shared need within the workplace to create, collaborate, and organize work in one place.

What to Submit

  • Access. Provide access to test your app (for example an installation link or access to a test instance). To create an installation link, follow the instructions to Start sharing your app.
  • Demo Video. Include a video (about 3 minutes) that demonstrates your submission. Videos must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo, and made public.
  •  Category. Identify which category and bonus prizes you are submitting to. Provide any necessary materials for the bonus prizes (ex. Storytelling submission or Marketplace link).
  •  Code. Provide a URL to your code repository for judging and testing. Give access by making it public or sharing it with:
  • Submit. Before the deadline, complete the entire submission form on Devpost and include your App ID located in the Developer Console.

Hackathon Sponsors


$300,000 in prizes

First Place (3)

• $20,400 USD
• Meeting with Atlassian R&D teams (virtual)
• Invitation for two (2) people to a future in-person Atlassian event or cash equivalent of $4,600
• Atlassian blog post featuring winner

Second Place (3)

• $13,400 USD
• Atlassian blog post featuring winner
• Set of Oculus VR headsets (up to 4, 1 per team member) or cash equivalent of $1,600

Third Place (3)

• $12,500 USD
• Atlassian blog post featuring winner

Fourth Place (3)

• $7,500 USD

Honorable Mentions (15)

• $5,000 USD

Bonus Prize | Most Valuable Forge Feedback Prizes (10)

• $1,000 USD

Bonus Prize | Most Valuable Storytelling (10)

• $1,000 USD
• Includes the opportunity for Atlassian to post the content to their blog within 12 months of the hackathon winner announcement

Bonus Prize | Best on Atlassian Marketplace (5)

• $1,000 USD

Bonus Prize | Regional (4)

• $5000 USD

Participation Prize (400)

• Atlassian Developer Swag Pack
• Awarded to those who enter an eligible submission (max 4 per entry)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Tim Pettersen

Tim Pettersen
Head of Developer Experience

Allyce Mardesich

Allyce Mardesich
Head of Marketplace Partnerships

Caitlin McCurrie

Caitlin McCurrie
Research manager, Economy Demand, Ecosystem/Supply

Shana Rusonis

Shana Rusonis
Global Marketing Leader, Ecosystem

Lucy Gregory

Lucy Gregory
Group Manager, Strategy and Business Operations, Atlassian

Colin Chauvet

Colin Chauvet
Head of Engineering, Ecosystem Platform

Tristan Rubadeau

Tristan Rubadeau
Principal Product Manager

Grace Kraus

Grace Kraus
Head of Experience Design

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 Impact
    Includes the extent to which the solution can help the most Atlassian users.

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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