Best Symbian S60 Theme contest!

Best Symbian S60 Theme contest!

Theme contest for best Symbian S60 theme!

Well it is official now, the first stage of the theme contest is starting as of today. All in all it is a "let the best theme win" championship for S60 theme designers from all around the world. Anyone can participate in the theme contest with a unique theme creation, three themes at most will be allowed to be submitted by the same author.

The contest will have two stages, the first one starting from today will be the submission of the themes, as of today February 3rd 2009 and until February 28th all theme designers will be able to design and submit their themes. All received submissions will be tested and uploaded to the contest site until March 1st 2009.

On March 1st we will open the Symbian themes contest site for voting and will introduce the themes to our visitors. The best theme will be selected by user votes and NOT by our decision. Read on more about the contest rules and prizes on the next page of this post.

Symbian Themes Contest Rules

Voting and prizes

All the submitted themes to the contest will be made available on the contest site on March 1st 2009 at 0:00 CET. The visitors of the site will be able to vote for the theme only once every 24 hours. One visitor can vote for multiple themes if he finds them interesting. The voting system is secure and will not allow any manipulations with the theme votes.

The prizes for this contest are symbolic but we think that the winning part is a good enough motivation for participating. Since all the authors are from different places in the world and we could not find a company that will deliver securely to every little city in the world we decided to go with money as prizes:
All prizes will be paid through PayPal, so if you don't have a PayPal account please create one. It is quite an easy process. We will not send checks or use any other methods of payment other then PayPal. If you live in a country where PayPal is not available there is an alternative payment method through Western Union.

How to submit your themes

As soon as you are finished with creating the theme and have successfully tested it, you can send the theme to our email address provided bellow. Please include the text "For the theme contest" in the subject of the message.

Symbian Themes

You should send the theme files, six screenshots by your choice presenting the strong points of the theme and a compatibility information.

Good luck to all and let the best one win!

Best Symbian S60 Theme contest! — Tue, 03 Feb 2009 14:25:10 +0000
Comments for Best Symbian S60 Theme contest!
Posted by Yan Flahorn on Friday, February 06, 2009 06:36
I have only one question: will be there any options other than paypal? I live in a country where paypal does not accept the receiving of payments, only sending.
Posted by SymbianThemes.us on Friday, February 06, 2009 14:27
We will be taking a look at this matter to see if Western Union can be used as a payment method for the winners. But for now we officially support only PayPal.
Posted by GB on Friday, February 06, 2009 15:08
This looks interesting, a Symbian theme contest. Having in mind the quality of the themes presented on the site I think we will have one hell of a theme for a winner. One more perfect theme for my Nokia N96
Posted by Mr. Adobe on Saturday, February 07, 2009 06:37
mr. flahorn 1st win the race then talk about paypal or western union. :p carbide horror begins here.
Posted by Flahorn on Saturday, February 07, 2009 09:21
I will, but don\'t you think before participating the contest? I had a question, that\'s why i asked. There is no rush anyway.
Posted by awallafashagba on Monday, February 16, 2009 13:47
looking forward to seeing the entries on this ! roll on March !
Posted by Theodosios on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 06:18
Nice competition, I personally am looking forward to the theme competition. Any idea on who of the theme makers are going to show off their themes?
Posted by dhanusaud on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 08:32
@Theodosios, by the way there are many themers who are presenting there themes herein ss and yes I am one among them. :D
Posted by valepunto on Friday, February 20, 2009 19:57
I participe greetings
Posted by Mikal on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 19:42
Can I just send the idea as an entry for my theme, and use it to compete, because I have a great idea but I do not have the chance to write the program
Posted by Rossie Jordan on Thursday, October 22, 2009 17:54
Great idea.Competition is actually good.
Posted by Free Web Icons on Thursday, November 12, 2009 12:39
Great idea.Competition is actually good.
Posted by radau on Monday, February 08, 2010 16:19
Hi there, I just wondered if there\'s gonna be another theme contest this year?!
Posted by Ashley Ob on Thursday, April 08, 2010 10:19
I'll take all on the note.It deserves my attention.
Posted by Ashley Ob on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 10:56
Thats a really good suggestion. I find it very interesting as well.


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