about 5 years ago

And the winners are...

We're thrilled to announce the winners of the AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge! An impressive 78 eligible applications were submitted, and 11 winning applications were awarded a share of $50,000 in cash prizes.

View the winners and all the other submissions in the Gallery.

Thanks again to everyone who participated and made the challenge a great success!


about 5 years ago

2 days left to vote

Thanks for supporting the AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge! Mayor Jerry Sanders and the City of San Diego want to know which are your favorite innovative apps that enhance city services and help San Diego residents, businesses and visitors. 

See who's in the lead

Check out the apps with the most votes so far.*

Vote daily for your favorites

Browse the application gallery and vote daily until May 23. You can vote once per day per submission, and for as many submissions as you’d like. Your vote will help determine who takes home the two Popular Choice Award prizes.

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about 5 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for the AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge is in full swing! 

Browse the Application Gallery and vote for your favorites daily until May 23. Your vote will help determine who takes home the two Popular Choice Award prizes.

Next-steps for Challenge Participants

  1. See what place your submission is in.* Click on your submission, and check out the Current Standings to the right of your video.
  2. Make your app available for download. Let people try it out. Does the website listed on your submission include a link for people to download your app? Make it…

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over 5 years ago

Submissions being reviewed

Thanks to everyone who submitted an app in the AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge!

We're reviewing submissions in the order that they were received, and will send eligible submitters an email once an app is deemed eligible and posted on the Application Gallery. If any questions or issues come up in the review process, we'll email the submitter who entered the app.

All eligible submissions will be posted by April 25, when Public Voting begins. 

Participants, we greatly appreciate your patience as we take the time to test each app!


over 5 years ago

Submissions due Wednesday!

The submission deadline for the San Diego Apps Challenge is THIS WEDNESDAY, April 11 at 5 p.m. PDT!

Do you have all the required items ready to go?

Qualification Tips

  1. Make sure your entry is complete, triple check the Submission Checklist below. We don't want to have to disqualify your submission based on a technicality, no matter how small it may seem!
  2. Don't wait until the last minute to upload your video. Keep in mind that the time it takes to upload/process a video on YouTube or Vimeo varies greatly depending on the format of your original video, file…

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over 5 years ago

9 days to go! Are you ready?

The submission deadline for the AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge is April 11. It's not too late to enter — start creating an app today!

Use at least 1 dataset from SDAppsChallenge.com/details/data or SanDiego.gov in your software application, and you'll be in the running for great recognition, exposure, and $50,000 in cash prizes.

If you've already started working on a submission, here are some reminders to help you make sure your entry is complete.

Submission Checklist

  1. Finish your submission video — check out these tips on how to make one
  2. Finalize the name of your app
  3. Write a summary of your…

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over 5 years ago

More prizes at hackathon tomorrow!

We're thrilled to announce more prizes for the AT&T Mobile App Hackathon tomorrow:

  • Best Overall App – 1st Place: $500 in Gift Cards, 2nd Place: $300 in Gift Cards, 3rd Place: $200 in Gift Cards 
  • Best SD App – 1st Place: $1000 in Gift Cards, 2nd Place: $300 in Gift Cards
  • Best mHealth API App – One (1) MacBook Air per team member (max of 3) upon app reaching market 
  • Best HTC PenUltimate API App – One (1) HTC Jetstream per team member (max of 5) 
  • Best AWS App – $1500 Gift card for AWS services

If you haven't registered

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over 5 years ago

Hackathon this Friday

Is the AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge on your calendar for this Friday? Don't miss out on 2 days of collaboration and a chance to win an additional $1,800 in prizes! This hackathon is for anyone planning to participate in the AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge.

Software developers from AT&T, Sencha, and Apigee, as well as data experts from the City of San Diego will be on hand to answer questions and provide support.

When: March 23–24 (Friday networking followed by Saturday hacking)
Where: Ambi-ent, 702 Ash St. Suite 106, San Diego
What: To develop…

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over 5 years ago

Registration is open: AT&T Mobile App Hackathon

We're excited to announce the details of the AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge! This hackathon is for anyone planning to participate in the AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge.

When: March 23–24 (Friday networking followed by Saturday hacking)
Where: Ambi-ent, 702 Ash St. Suite 106, San Diego
Why: To develop ideas, scout for teammates, build something great for San Diego, and win prizes!

Get full details and register now at http://MobileAppSD2.eventbrite.com.

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Special perk for challenge partcipants:

Need a place to work on your app? Ansir Innovation Center is offering their space free of…

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over 5 years ago

Spots open for Hack Day tomorrow!

If you haven't registered for Apps Challenge Hack Day yet, there's still room!

Join us at Ansir Innovation Center Saturday, March 3, starting at 10 a.m.

Collaborate and connect with fellow developers, hash out ideas, and work on your app. Eric Engelman from the Office of Mayor Jerry Sanders will be on hand to answer questions about the competition and datasets.

Register now at AppsChallengeHackDay.eventbrite.com.

Follow @SDAPPS on Twitter, and use hashtag #SDAPPS when you tweet.


over 5 years ago

Join us for Hack Day!

Join other AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge participants for Apps Challenge Hack Day! This event is for anyone planning to participate in the San Diego Apps Challenge.

  • Saturday, March 3 starting at 10 a.m.

Here's what you can look forward to:

  • Dedicated time to hash out ideas, form teams, and work on your app
  • Building something amazing to enhance services and quality of life for San Diegans
  • Collaborating and connecting with fellow developers, innovators and more

Register at AppsChallengeHackDay.eventbrite.com now! Spaces will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Follow @SDAPPS on Twitter, and use hashtag #SDAPPS

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over 5 years ago

Ideas deadline extended

The submission deadline for ideas in the AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge has been extended to April 11! That means the public has 2 more months to submit great ideas for San Diego apps they want built.

Explore the ideas for innovative new apps submitted so far at Ideas.SDAppsChallenge.com, and vote up your favorites!

Want to do more? Share this meaningful competition with a fellow software developer or San Diegan.