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Congressman John Conyers

Representing the 13th District of Michigan

Submission Requirements

Submission Requirements

1. Online Requirements (on

a. Each Contestant will be required to provide the following as part of the Submission:

• The source code of their application

• A link to the Application Demonstration Video. Please note that your entry may be judged in its entirety based on this video. It is important to demonstrate the scope and quality of your application in this video. The participant should also describe how they created the app and what they learned. No more than three minutes in length.


2. All submissions must be in English.


3. An individual may appear on only one entry, either alone or as part of a team.


4. Submissions must not be indecent, defamatory, in obvious bad taste, demonstrate a lack of respect for public morals or conduct or adversely affects the reputation of congressional districts.


5. Submissions must not:

a. Be illegal under applicable laws;

b. Depict hatred, defame, threaten a specific community in the society or incite violence;

c. Contain vulgar language or violence; or d. Contain pornography, obscenity or sexual activity.

e. Violate the Intellectual Property, common law or privacy rights of other parties.


6. Submissions must: 

a. Be original;

b. Have been created within one calendar year of the closing of the Submission Period, i.e. since JANUARY 15th, 2015; and

c. Be solely owned by Contestant such that no other party has any rights or interest, whether known or unknown.


7. Contestants will own the intellectual property rights to their Submission, but will grant to Congress and Administrator a royalty free license to, without limitation:

a. Post the Submissions online;

b. Make the Winners available for the course of the Competition and 1 months after the conclusion of the Competition Submission Period; and c. Utilize the Submissions for noncommercial purposes for a period of 12 months after the conclusion of the Competition Submission Period


8. After the Submission Period has ended, the Submission cannot be modified in any way before the completion of judging.