The ‘dApp and Dash’ Campaign

Forward Protocol
4 min readNov 13, 2023

The ForwardRootstock ‘dApp and Dash’ campaign runs between the 17th of November to the 2nd of December, 2023. It offers a larger prize pool and it promises to crown even more winners — $7500 for 36 unique winners!

With our no-code blockchain toolkit, it takes less than five minutes for users at all levels of blockchain proficiency to participate and join our first set of winners!

Select, customize, and deploy a dApp on Rootstock’s Mainnet from the Forward Marketplace to begin your journey to becoming one of our winners!

How to Participate

Follow the easy steps we outlined on our AlphaQuest campaign page to gain valuable points.

  1. Sign up at https://forwardfactory.net/ (Submit your sign-up email address on our AlphaQuest campaign page).
  2. Connect your Metamask Wallet.
  3. Add $RBTC to cover gas fees (Follow this guide for ‘3 Easy Ways to Get RBTC’).
  4. Go to the Forward Marketplace to assess over 20 custom ready-to-deploy dApp templates (Or you can build a custom template from scratch).
  5. Select the dApp you want to deploy.
  6. Customize your preferred dApp from the no-code interface.
  7. Deploy the dApp to Rootstock Mainnet. (Submit the contract address and front-end link of the deployed dApp on the AlphaQuest campaign page).
  8. Follow Forward on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ForwardProtocol
    Join Forward’s Telegram Group: https://t.me/forwardprotocolofficial
    Join Rootstock’s Discord: https://discord.com/invite/fPerbqcWGE
    Join Rootstock’s Telegram: https://t.me/rskofficialcommunity

Note: Each completed social task counts for one point.

We implemented AlphaQuest, the task monitoring product from our partners at Alpha Guilty, to host our campaign page, track task completion, and ensure a transparent points collection and leaderboard system.

How to Win

To win the ‘dApp and Dash’ campaign, you must have met the following requirements:

  1. Deployed a dApp on Rootstock Mainnet from the Forward Marketplace.
  2. At least 300 completed transactions on the deployed dApp (Each completed transaction counts for three points).

You can launch a maximum of three dApp entries from a single Alpha Guilty account. Each deployed dApp will be regarded as a separate entry in the contest.

[10/12/23] Updated: Due to technical limitations and in the interest of rewarding as many of our community members as possible, all dApps and their corresponding points will be summed and that sum (along with the points from other tasks) will determine their scoreboard position.

Campaign Reward

The dApp and Dash campaign offers a prize pool of $7500 for 36 unique winners.

  • 1st: $2,500 — dApp with the highest number of points.
  • 2nd: $1,000 — dApp with the 2nd highest number of points.
  • 3rd: $500 — dApp with the 3rd highest number of points.
  • 4th: $300 — dApps with the 4th highest number of points.
  • 5–36th: $100 — dApps with the 5th to 36th highest number of points.
  • Total: $7,500

FAQs

  1. How can I get the contract address after deployment?

You can find the addresses of the contracts you deploy in different ways:
– Through your wallet activity.
– From the Forward Telegram channel when deployed.

2. How can I get the link to the front end of the dApp?

– Check the ‘My Applications’ section in the Forward Factory.
– Through the Forward Telegram channel when deployed.

About Forward — Forward uses an easy-to-use WordPress-like model to facilitate a no-code environment that users can use to deploy their dApps, subnets and blockchains without technical knowledge. Applications and smart contracts from Forward can be deployed on Rootstock and any EVM, Rust, Go, Haskell, and Python-compatible chain in a few clicks. Visit Forward Factory to get a head start.

Additional resources: Forward Factory — Getting Started:

How to mint and transfer ERC20 Tokens:

Visit the Forward YouTube channel for more videos like these.

About Rootstock — Rootstock is a secure smart contracts platform built on the Bitcoin network. The Rootstock blockchain supports a freer, fairer, and more decentralized world by providing a platform to deploy EVM-compatible smart contracts. It extends Bitcoin’s capabilities to enable smart contracts without compromising its core layer and allows users to build the next biggest Bitcoin DeFi protocol.

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