If you’re a mobile app developer familiar with HTML and Web technologies, OpensourceBB.com is hosting an app development contest.  The Grand Prize is a BlackBerry PlayBook, OSBBx hoodie and OSBBx t-shirt.  There are tons of other prizes as well.  All apps are expected to use the bbUI.js framework, which is RIM’s HTML5 development kit for BlackBerry10 apps.

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Contest prizes as described here:

Grand Prize for Best Overall Application (Total approximate retail value for this prize package: $270) :

  • New 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook, donated by Research In Motion (approximate retail value $200)
  • OSBBx Hoodie (approximate retail value $50)
  • OSBBx T-Shirt (approximate retail value: $20). 

Best Implementation of bbUI:

First Place: a $100 Visa Gift card from BlackBerryUnlocking.US, courtesy of 312 Holdings, INC. (an OSBBx Partner). Approximate retail value: $100.

Second Place: An OSBBx T-Shirt (approximate retail value: $20).

Third Place: An OSBBx Keychain (approximate retail value: $15).

Best Application by a New Developer

First Place: 8 (eight) hours of consultation and coding help from Justin Tokarchuk, an author of the bbUI JavaScript framework (approximate retail value: $240).

Second Place: 4 (four) hours of consultation and coding help from Justin Tokarchuk (approximate retail value: $120).

Best Developer Alpha Port

First Place: a a $50 Gift Certificate courtesy of FileArchiveHaven (an OSBBx Partner). Approximate retail value: $50.

Second Place: An OSBBx T-Shirt (approximate retail value: $20).

Third Place: An OSBBx Keychain (approximate retail value: $15)

Note: Other prizes may be added at the discretion of the OSBBx Team.

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If this contest is right up your alley, you can head over here to register and find out more information about the contest.