Apps Competition

Use the datasets on ABQ Data to build creative and innovative applications for the public.

Competition Basics

Members of the public, schools, and developers had the chance to win a share of $30,000 for innovative mobile applications. They developed apps using at least one dataset from ABQ Data for the following categories:

  • Cultural Resources
  • Business in Albuquerque
  • Outdoor Fun & Healthy Living

Contest Details

Read the Contest Details.

Apps Competition 2012

To spur apps development, the City hosted an Apps Contest based on the datasets available through ABQ Data.

Albuquerque's residents, students, and developers made the City's first Apps Competition a great success!

Thirty-two people participated, submitting 16 mobile applications that use ABQ Data sets. Judges will be reviewing the submissions and awarding a total of $30,000 to the best applications.

Join us in 2013

Did you miss the chance to participate in the 2012 competition? ABQ Data and the Apps Competition are part of the City's continuing commitment to innovation and technology. Watch for more information about next year's competition.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter @ABQData for the most current information.


A distinguished panel of judges chose the winners of the Apps Contest in early Jan. 2013, with a total of $30,000 awarded among the winning developers.

Apps Examples

Developers have already created apps using ABQ Data. View examples of existing apps.

Have you created an app using ABQ Data? Suggest your app to be featured on ABQ Apps.

Submit Apps Ideas

How could ABQ Data be used to help Albuquerque's citizens?
Submit your ideas today!