Built for BlackBerry Limited Edition Program FAQ

    1. What are the key dates for this program?
    • The program will launch August 27, 2013.
    • All apps must be submitted for BfB approval by October 21, 2013 (“Submission Deadline”).
    • Because BlackBerry World approval must be obtained prior to submitting for Built for BlackBerry approval, it is recommended that Apps be submitted to BlackBerry World by October 11, 2013 which will allow ten (10) days for BlackBerry World review and approval in order to submit to BfB approval by the Submission Deadline.
    • All apps submitted by the Submission Deadline will be tested by approximately October 31, 2013.
    • If your app is initially rejected, you have until November 30, 2013 to re-submit your app for approval to be eligible for a Reward under this Program. You will be permitted to re-submit the app up to two (2) times, as per the Built for BlackBerry Program Agreement.
  • 2. Who can participate?
    • The Program is open to those who, at the time of participation, (a) are 18 years of age or older; (b) qualify as a vendor ("Vendor") under the terms of the RIME Store Vendor Agreement and, (c) do not reside in a Prohibited Country. Also see shipping restrictions that could affect your ability to receive a Reward under this Program.
    • Employees, contractors, directors and officers of BlackBerry Limited (“Sponsor”) and their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of the immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and households of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate.
    • Your app is not eligible if you have submitted it to any of the following programs: Built for BlackBerry Onboard Program, BlackBerry Jam Starter Session and Rewards Program or the Modev and BlackBerry Built for BlackBerry Competition.
  • 3. What is the process to participate?
    • Register to participate here
    • Create and submit an app to BlackBerry World (Sponsor recommends that you submit your app by October 11, 2013 to allow 10 days for BlackBerry World approval)
    • If your app is approved, submit it for Built for BlackBerry testing here
    • Initial testing will be completed by approximately October 31, 2013
    • You will receive an email communication on the status of your application.
    • If your App is rejected, it can be re-submitted up to two times before November 30, 2013.
    • If you are one of the first 250 Vendors to have your app Built for BlackBerry approved, you may be eligible for a Reward.
    • If you qualify for a Reward, you will receive an email with redemption instructions within approximately 2 weeks of your App being approved.
    • Allow approximately 4-6 weeks for delivery of Reward.
    • Please see shipping restrictions as devices may not be deliverable to some countries.
  • 4. If I am participating in the BlackBerry Onboard Program, the BlackBerry Jam Starter Session and Rewards Program or the Modev and BlackBerry Built for BlackBerry Competition can I also participate in this program?
    • You are welcome to develop as many Apps as you like, but each application you develop can only be submitted to one of the above programs.
    • There is a limit of one (1) Reward or Prize per App regardless of how many Programs/Competitions the App has been submitted to.
  • 5. How many devices can I receive under this program?
    • There is a limit of one Reward per person and per Vendor under this Program.
    • Additionally, there is a limit of one (1) Reward or Prize per App regardless of how many Programs/Competitions the App has been submitted to.
  • 6. Can an app be re-submitted if failed on the first try?
    • Yes, if the application was not approved it can be re-submitted up to 2 times before November 30, 2013 for approval to be eligible for a Reward under this Program.
  • 7. How will the LE device be awarded?
    • If you qualify for a Reward, you will receive an email with redemption instructions within approximately 2 weeks of your App being approved.
    • Allow approximately 4-6 weeks for delivery of Reward.
    • Please see shipping restrictions as devices may not be deliverable to some countries.
  • 8. Are there any restrictions on countries that can qualify?
    • Yes due to shipping regulations if you are in any of the countries listed below we are unable to ship you a device (an alternate shipping address may be provided)
      • Belarus
      • China
      • Cuba
      • Indonesia
      • Iran
      • Korea - North
      • Malaysia
      • Sudan
      • Syria
      • Thailand
      • Vietmam
    • Due to shipping regulations if you any of these countries listed below you may be required to obtain an import permit via your telecommunications department at your discretion.
      • Argentina
      • Bangladesh
      • Egypt
      • Israel
      • Kuwait
      • Lebanon
      • Macedonia (former Yugoslav Republic)
      • Pakistan
      • Peru
      • Philippines
      • Qatar
      • Russia
      • Saudi Arabia
      • Sri Lanka
      • Taiwan
      • Ukraine
  • 9. Who can I contact for more information?