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BlackBerry to award young app developers and Canada-Wide Science Fair

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17 April 2014, 10:16 am by: Joseph Keller

BlackBerry will be giving away a Mobile App Development Award at this year's Canada-Wide Science Fair. The Award will be presented during the nation championship of the Fair, taking place in Windsor from May 10-17, and two BlackBerry employees will sit on the judges panel.

Finalists will come from three age groups, Junior, Intermediate, and Senior. Multiple awards will be presented. To win, students must build an application using PhoneGap or Appcelerator, as well as meeting the BlackBerry 10 user interface guidelines. Winners will receive a mentorship with a BlackBerry mobile developer expert, along with a cash prize and a BlackBerry Z10.

The general competition for the Canada-Wide Science Fair is open until April 30, 2014.

Press release:

BlackBerry Launches Mobile App Development Award at Canada-Wide Science Fair 2014

Winners will receive mentorship, BlackBerry smartphones and cash prizes

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 17, 2014) - BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY)(TSX: BB) announced the launch of the BlackBerry Smartphone App Development Award for Canada-Wide Science Fairtion in participants and prepare them for the bright opportunities of a future career in science - especially in the rapidly growing field of mobile computing."

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