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Written by Elder David Robinson   
Tuesday, 14 April 2015

2015 LDSTech Gospel App & Game Contest

LDSTech encourages developers of all levels and abilities to join in this contest to Create*Something*Worthy. From mazes to "where are we?" to "scripture golf", if you have an idea for a gospel or Church related software application, now is the time to make it happen!

Register Here for the App & Game Contest

Categories and Awards

Apps and Games may be developed for Apple, Android, Windows, or online platforms in the following categories:

  • Primary

  • Youth

  • Family

  • Other

Awards, prizes, and recognition will be offered for each category, plus additional awards for teen, senior, and first time creators. And of course, there's the personal satisfaction you'll receive from your accomplishment!

Starter Ideas

Since the gospel is infinite, so are the possibilities for gospel-related applications and games. See the idea and wish list page for specific starter ideas (or to add ideas for apps you'd like to see).

Be Creative!

Find ideas from existing popular apps and improve them -- "create something worthy."

What kinds of games and apps could help you, your children, your grandchildren, or others:

  • have gospel-oriented fun?
  • strengthen testimonies?
  • develop personally?
  • enjoy graphic-violence-free leisure and play time?
  • serve more effectively?
  • connect with gospel and Church themes rather than worldly themes?
  • Help with teaching
  • Help with church callings

Process

Contest Updates. Please visit this page periodically for updates to Rules and Processes.

Registration starts now and continues until July 18, 2015

Please complete the registration form to be entered into the contest.  This will allow us to know how many apps are entering the contest.  It will also allow us to provide those that have entered current information about the contest.

Submissions July 19 and continue until midnight Friday, September 18, 2015.

Copies of your app must be sufficiently available for judging and for demoing.

Availability. The App must not be commercially available prior to October 10, 2014, although it may be a “significant” upgrade to a version available prior to October 10, 2014. This was the last day to submit for the 2014 Contest.

Rules

  • No Church membership data is allowed.
  • Appropriate Copyright and Licensing for Third Party Intellectual Property, including Church-owned or licensed property, is required.
  • Do not use music which has been licensed to the Church.
  • No malware or other inappropriate content is allowed.
  • You must adhere to the Rights and Use Information (Updated 2/21/2012).
  • You must adhere to the Privacy Policy (Updated 3/18/2014)
  • The creator of the application retains ownership and will not be asked to transfer ownership to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • The App may need to include a disclaimer of ownership by or affiliation with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Please see the Disclaimer Section on the Contest FAQ.
  • You are not allowed to use the Church’s name or LDSTech to endorse your application.

FAQs

For additional questions, visit our FAQ page.

There is also a Forum dedicated to the contest for discussing the contest with others.

 

Contact Information

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