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Purple Prize 2017: Waiwai Challenge

Timeline

Competition Kick-Off: March 25, 2017

Deadline to Submit a Concept Form: May 6, 2017

Working Period: May through October 2017

The Purple Prize Competition will culminate with a pitch competition before jurors and other potential funders in October 2017, date TBA.

Prizes of funding will be awarded to top teams in each category at contest completion in October.

Competition Categories

Student

Open to students 14 and older in high school and college that form teams of students only and work on building an app, website, program, game, or other technology that meets the criteria of the Purple Prize.

Start-up

Open to teams of adults (students may be part of the team) starting from scratch on a new idea or innovation that fits the criteria of the Purple Prize. Team must be comprised of at least one cultural practitioner.

In-flight

Open to teams of adults (students may be part of the team) continuing work on an already existing project that fits the criteria of the Purple Prize. Team must be comprised of at least one cultural practitioner.