Pitt Mobile App Challenge 2018

An Amazing Opportunity for Undergrads

Have an idea about how to use a mobile app to solve a problem, meet a need, or just make life better? Now is your chance to bring that idea to life!  

  • Win up to $4,000 in Amazon.com gift cards.

  • You can work alone or as part of a team.

  • No coding experience is required.

Pitt Mobile App Challenge 101

How do I participate? When does it start? How can I win if I can't code? You have questions. We have answers.

Find a Team or Share Your Expertise

Have an idea, but need a coder? Have coding experience and want to help bring someone else's idea to life? Our new online Collaboration Hub can help. Whether you're seeking a designer to polish your mockup, looking for advice on a problem, or just searching for a team in need of your amazing skills, the Collaboration Hub is the place to go. Start collaborating...


Check out video tutorials on app design, public datasets, security tips from developers, accessibility guidelines, software development kits, and more. Find them all here.

Important Dates

Find out when you need to submit, when you can vote, and, of course, when you might win. View the calendar...

Prizes, Rules, and Judging

Here you'll find the fun stuff (prizes!) and the boring stuff (rules!) in one handy place. Get the details...

What's It Like to Participate?

Get motivated listening to previous winners talk about their experience, or get inspired by browsing the winning entries from previous years. Share the experience...

Spread the Word

Download and share these resources to help spread the word about the Pitt Mobile App Challenge!