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"Open Source Software World Challenge 2013" is the annual competition hosted by
The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of Korea. This competition is mainly intended to promote open source software and expand various exchanges among open source
software developers all over the world.

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.
Theme Freestyle unlimited competition of open source software development
This year, three Korean enterprises offer the prizes for their own projects as follows.
If you need more information about the special enterprise prize,
please contact the OSS World Challenge 2013 Secretariat at ossawards@gmail.com.
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 competition.

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.
Judging Criteria 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

Hosted by : The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of Korea

Organized by : NIPA ( National IT Industry Promotion Agency)

Operated by : KOSSA ( Korea Open Source Software Association)

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
Prizes details Winners will be notified via email on November 10th, 2013.
Awards and prize money will be sent to the winners by December 20th, 2013.
Participants who complete a final submission will receive certificates by December 20th
Grade Amount
Grand Prize Ministry of Science, ICT and Future
Planning of Korea
$8,000 USD
Gold Prize National IT Industry Promotion Agency $5,000USD
Silver Prize Korea Open Source Software Association $3,000 USD
SK Planet prize SK Planet \7000,000
About $6,400USD
uEngine Solutions
uEngine Solutions \4000,000
About $3,600USD
Software in Life
Software in Life \4000,000
About $3,600USD
Contact Open Source Software World Challenge 2013 Secretariat
- Tel: +82-70-7730-7784
- E-mail: ossawards@gmail.com
- homepage: www.ossaward.org