"Open Source Software World Challenge 2012" is the annual
competition hosted by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy of Korea.
This competition is mainly intended to promote open source software
and expand various exchanges among open source software developers
International participants are exclusively allowed to
submit any open source software developed within one year, even though
they got a prize from another competition with the software.
Freestyle unlimited competition of open source software development
This competition is open to anyone. If you are under the age of 12, you
must obtain permission from your parent/guardian before you enter this
You may provide us with personal information if you wish to enter this
competition. We will only use your personal details for the purpose of
administering this competition, and will not publish them or provide
them to any third party.
The criteria for judging all submissions include broad applicability and
potential impact, novelty, technical depth, demo suitability, and other
miscellaneous factors (e.g., maturity, popularity etc.). Student-led
efforts are particularly encouraged
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Organized by :
Sponsored by :
Subjects of development
Submitted developments should be opened complying with OSS License Policies (e.g. GPL and LGPL).
As long as the source code of the project is opened, other operating systems can be used.
Winners will be notified via email on Oct. 4th 2012.
Open Source Software Day (OSS Day) with Awards Ceremony will be held on Nov. 1st 2012. (Details to be announced.)
OSS Day is the annual festival of open source related people in Korea.
Winners will be invited to the ceremony.
Airfares (round trip) and accommodation for one person per team are furnished in full.
MKE Minister's Prize
$ 8,000 USD
NIPA President's Prize
$ 5,000 USD
KOSSA President's Prize
$ 3,000 USD
Open Source Software World Challenge 2012 Secretariat
- Tel: +82-70-7730-7784
- E-mail: email@example.com
- homepage: www.ossaward.org