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about 7 years ago

Round 1 Certification Period Extended

Thanks to the time and commitment of many developers like you, Round 1 of Samsung's Gear App Challenge received a tremendous number of submissions.

We recognize that you put a lot of effort into your submissions, and we want to make sure that every entry submitted on time to the GALAXY Apps Seller Office, (before the July 17th deadline at 5pm EDT), is properly evaluated during the Certification Period.

For this reason, the challenge dates are being updated to extend the Round 1 Certification Period by one additional week. The updated schedule for Round 1 and Round 2 is:

Round 1

  • Samsung Apps Certification Period: July 18 - August 7, 2014
  • Judging: Aug 8, 2014 – August 19, 2014
  • Finalists Announced: August 20, 2014

Round 2

  • Submission Period: August 22, 2014 (10am EDT USA) – September 30, 2014 (5pm EDT USA) [Note: A certification period will not be given in Round 2. The version of your app distributed at the submission deadline will be judged, so please allow time for certification of your updated app.]
  • Judging: October 1 – 20, 2014
  • Winners Announcement (Top 10 & Third Prize Awards): October 23, 2014
  • Public Voting on Top 10: October 24 – November 9, 2014
  • Award Ceremony / Grand Prize, Second Prize, & Popular Choice Winners Announced: Mid-November, 2014

See Official Rules for all dates and times.