Welcome to MOBILE AMERICA (people hackathon),
a nationwide event bringing citizens and developers together to build MOBILE AMERICA.
This is a hackathon inspired by America itself–an event for the people, by the people.
Are you a concerned citizen with ideas on how technology could solve social problems?
A developer with the knowledge, technical skills, vision, and desire to contribute
to the future? Here’s your opportunity to develop an app that contributes
to America, and win prizes!
Our judges will select first and second place winners in each of three categories:
Windows Phone apps, Windows Azure apps, and Windows 8 prototypes. Winners in each
category will receive:
- $1,500 for the first place winner
- $500 and a Windows Phone Device with an approximate Retail Value (ARV) of $449.99
for the second place winner
Winners will be published on this page for 30 days following the winner announcement.
How to enter
- Build a
Public Sector Windows Azure, Windows 8 prototype, or Windows Phone application.
- Submit your app:
- Enter the contest!
Hurry…contest ends July 31, 2012 at 6:00 PM PST!
The contest begins at 6:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (PST) on May 14, 2012 and ends
at 6:00 PM PST on July 31, 2012 ("Entry Period"). Entries must be received
within the Entry Period to be eligible.
If you have questions, please contact us at
Note: Open only to partners, developers, and hobbyists 18+ who are residents of
the 50 US (includes D of C). Contest ends 7/31/2012. For Official Rules, click
Notice to all U.S. government employees (including military
and public education personnel):
In an effort to comply with Microsoft giving rules, government employees may participate
in the contest but will not be eligible for receiving any prizes. Further information
on Microsoft compliance with U.S. government gift and ethics rules can be found