(i) Beginning on January 7, 2013 at 11:00am Eastern Time, visit http://NYCSchools.ChallengePost.com (the “Competition Website”) and click “Sign Up” to create a ChallengePost account, or click “Log In” and log in with an existing ChallengePost account. There is no charge for creating a ChallengePost account.
(ii) After a Contestant signs up on the Competition Website a confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided by the Contestant. The Contestant should use the confirmation email to verify their email address.
(iii) Contestant should indicate their agreement in participating by clicking “Register” on the Competition Website in order to receive important Competition updates.
(iv) In the event of a dispute pertaining to this Competition, the authorized account holder of the email address used to sign up for the ChallengePost account used to enter the Submission will be deemed to be the Contestant (in case of an individual) and the Contestant’s Representative, in the case of a team or Organization. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person or legal entity assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Contestants generally and potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
(i) Contestants must create a working software application which runs on an Apple iPad (via a mobile browser or downloadable app), a Windows or Mac personal computer, or on a web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari) (each an “Application”).
(ii) During the Competition Submission Period, Contestant must visit the Competition Website and confirm that he or she has or, if Contestant is a Representative, all members of their team or Organization have, read and agree to the Official Rules. Then, Contestant must submit its Submission by providing:
a. the name of the Application;
b. a text description of the Application;
c. at least one image (screenshot) of the working Application;
d. a link to a video posted on YouTube.com or Vimeo.com that clearly demonstrates the Application’s functionality and features (by walking through the Application);
e. the Application category (instructional or administration/engagement (see section 6(C)(ii) for description);
f. the Application platform (iPad iOS, Mac Desktop, Windows Desktop, Web);
g. for web or mobile web Applications, a link to a website where the Application can be accessed free of charge;
h. for iPad Applications, a ZIP file upload including a.ipa file provisioned with the UDID: iPad (iOS 5.0.1) e21acf963c60919f6f0aa23d42cef5f06e25ee2d; iPad (iOS 6.0.1) 6a2cb1d4ba2d242db1db48c59c91744cebfc68a9; and, if available, a link the Application on iTunes;
i. for Mac or Windows desktop Applications, a ZiP file upload including appropriate installation files; and, if available, a link to a website or app store where the Application can be downloaded;
j. step-by-step testing instructions including the minimum operating system or web browser version required for testing and login instructions, if a login is required;
k. the submitter type (individual, team, or organization);
l. the Organization name, if the submitter is an Organization;and
m. the Contestant Representative’s phone number.
(a-m above, are collectively a “Submission”)
(iii) For sake of clarity, all parts of the Submission must be entered at the same time on the Competition Website. All Submissions must be received by no later than 5:00pm Eastern Time on April 10, 2013.
(iv) Sponsor and Administrator may in their sole discretion re-categorize a Submission if they deem that the category different from that selected by the Contestant (instructional or administration/engagement) is more appropriate.
(v) Once a Submission has been submitted and the Competition Submission Period has ended, a Contestant may not make any changes or alterations to the Submission until the end of the Judging Period. Contestants may save draft versions of their Submission before entering it on the Competition Website.
(vi) The Sponsor and/or the Administrator, at their sole discretion, may permit a Contestant to modify part of the Submission after the Competition Submission Deadline for the purpose of removing material that potentially infringes a third party mark or right, discloses personally identifiable information, or is otherwise inappropriate. The modified Submission must remain substantively the same as the original Submission with the only modification being what is permitted by the Sponsor and/or Administrator. Any modifications beyond what is permitted may result in disqualification.
(vii) Applications can not be changed after the Competition Submission Period and before the end of the Judging Period, unless the Contestant has provided an installation file and testing instructions on the Enter an Application form on the Competition Website. This must be done in one of the following ways:
a. For iPad Applications, Contestants must upload a .ipa file provisioned with the UDID: iPad (iOS 5.0.1) e21acf963c60919f6f0aa23d42cef5f06e25ee2d
b. For Mac or Windows desktop Applications, Contestants must upload appropriate installation files
Web or mobile web Applications must not be updated after the Competition Submission Period and before the end of the Judging Period. Doing so may cause the Contestant’s Submission to be disqualified.
Posted in: Gap App Challenge Rules