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. Prizes were awarded in the following categories:

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

Contest Details

Read the Contest Details.

The City of Albuquerque encourages innovation and creativity that will enhance public services through the development of better apps.

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

Apps Competition 2012

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 awarded a total of $30,000 to the top three entries.

See the winning apps and other City apps.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter @ABQData for the most current information about upcoming City Apps events.


A distinguished panel of judges will choose the winners of the Apps Contest in early Jan. 2013. A total of $30,000 will be shared among the winning developers.

Read the Contest Details.

Apps Examples

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

Submit Apps Ideas

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