Enter the #Made4Fitbit App Challenge!
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Enter the #Made4Fitbit App Challenge

Developers: get ready to rumble with the Fitbit SDK. Does your app have what it takes to rise victorious?

The #Made4Fitbit App Challenge invites developers to create amazing new experiences on the Fitbit OS platform, helping our global user base live healthier, smarter, and happier lives.

We're inviting developers to compete in one (or all) of three app categories: Sports + Fitness, Health + Wellness, Transportation + Local.

Apps will be reviewed by Team Fitbit and an independent panel of judges from the technology, wearables, and health communities. Entries will be scored according to the following criteria: Innovative use of the Fitbit SDK, Functionality, Relevance to App Category, Look + feel.

Sports + Fitness

Apps submitted to this category should empower people to enjoy their favorite sport and fitness activities or inspire them to try something new. Apps that help people get moving with a guided workout or let people track game scores and stats are some examples you could run with!

Health + Wellness

Apps submitted to this category should help people keep good habits, live healthier, or feel better in their day-to-day. Guided breathing, enforcing good nutrition, smoking cessation, or mindfulness apps are all good examples, if you’re looking for inspiration!

Transportation + Local

Apps submitted to this category should unlock efficient ways around town or highlight cool things to do around you. Public transit time tables, integrations with ride or bike-sharing services, and point-of-interest discovery would all be good places to start!

The App Challenge will recognize three finalists in each app category with First, Second, and Third Place prizes. In addition to category champions, we will also crown one App Grand Champ—the app with the highest overall score among the entire pool of entries.

More than $15,000 in prizes are available for winning apps. All contestants who submit an eligible Fitbit OS app will receive a #Made4Fitbit t-shirt. Winners can look forward to featured placement in the Fitbit App Gallery, in addition to the following:

App Grand Champ

1st Place in App Category

  • Boosted Board 2 skateboard
  • $500 Amazon Gift Card
  • Fitbit Ionic smartwatch
  • Fitbit Aria 2 scale
  • Fitbit Flyer Headphones
  • One year of Fitbit Coach

2nd Place in App Category

  • $300 Parachute Home Gift Card
  • $100 Amazon Gift Card
  • One year of Fitbit Coach

3rd Place in App Category

  • $150 Blue Apron Gift Card
  • $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • One year of Fitbit Coach

Eligible apps must be successfully approved and listed in the Fitbit App Gallery.

App Challenge entries will be scored by members of Team Fitbit, alongside an independent panel of judges from the tech, fitness, and wellness communities.

Developers can submit their apps now by filling out the form below. Contestants are welcome to update their apps and re-submit their entries up until the deadline for each app category. We will use the latest version of the app prior to the deadline for judging in the challenge.

8 Nov 2017: #Made4Fitbit App Challenge Announced
20 Nov 2017: #Made4Fitbit App Challenge open for submissions
12 Jan 2018: LAST DAY TO SUBMIT APPS BY 11:59 PM (US Pacific)
19 Jan 2018: Category Winners + App Grand Champ announced

The #Made4Fitbit App Challenge is currently open to US residents aged 18 and up, and will accept submissions of Fitbit OS apps only. A Fitbit Ionic smartwatch is currently required to create a Fitbit OS app using the Fitbit SDK. Visit the #Made4Fitbit App Challenge Rules page for full rules and eligibility requirements.

Fitbit OS clock faces are not eligible entries for this competition, but we hope to host clock face challenges and international developer challenges in the near future!