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Deadline extended to July 22nd! (open for other important updates)

We have some good news for you — the Amazon Raise-up Buildathon submission period has been extended to July 22nd at 5PM EDT.

But that’s not all…

If you’re building an Alexa skill, an adjustment has been made so that you do NOT need to submit for Alexa skill certification. Here is what you need to remember:

  • Makers who build an Alexa skill must integrate Amazon Pay within their solution(s) and adhere to the main requirement of the hackathon. 
  • To integrate Amazon Pay, follow the steps noted here Alexa Skill + Amazon Pay Integration Update. Don’t forget, you’ll need to turn on the Amazon Pay permission in your Alexa skill.
  • Makers must provide a valid Alexa skill ID within their submission form.

If you’re NOT building an Alexa skill but are still building a solution that integrates Amazon Pay, you can request a free Amazon Pay developer account via this form (free Amazon Pay developer accounts are only valid for the duration of the hackathon).

Please keep in mind that all makers who integrate Amazon Pay within their solutions must show a successful donation test transaction in their demo video.

Have additional questions? 

Join us on July 16th at 10AM EDT for the last #officehours session in the Slack workspace.