The Digital ID Design Challenge  (DIDC) is a competition that asks teams of students and professionals to address critical issues with digital identity inspired solutions.

Hosted by the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) in collaboration with the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA), IdentityNORTH and the University of British Columbia’s Blockchain and Distributed Research and Education Cluster (Blockchain@UBC).


Challenge: Remove digital ID friction from real estate transactions while exploring viability of blockchain technologies

Use Case: Accessing and Distributing Electronically Delivered State of Title Certificates (eSTC)

How the challenge works

 1. Form a Design Team

Form a team consisting of students and/or professionals. Register a team by October 23. TEAM REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.


 2. Develop a Solution

Describe a solution using the industry standards, resources, and tools provided. Submit a solution by Oct 31.


  3. Submit by the Deadline

Submit solutions by October 31.  Winner will be selected at the IdentityNORTH Western Forum November 7-8. The winning solution will earn $2500 sponsored by DIACC and IdentityNORTH.

Submit a Solution

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 DIDC Site Map

Other Ways to Get Involved

Support – Support the DIDC by volunteering to be a judge, coach, or mentor for the challenge. Share the details of this challenge with entities, communities, and individuals who may wish to participate. Partner – DIACC is Canada’s not-for-profit association of public and private sector leaders working advance digital identity local innovations for global impact. We invite your organization to join us.