Prizes!

Participation Prizes 

(Awarded to any eligible skill that did not win a higher prize, one per submitter, one per certified submission. Limit to 400) 

  • International winners • $50 USD transferred via PayPal or Payoneer
  • United States winners • $50 USD delivered via Amazon.com digital gift card

Grand Prize

(Selected from one of the finalists)

  • USD $15,000
  • Alexa Skills Challenge Trophy

Finalist Prizes 

(Awarded to any eligible skill that fits the category, developer does not need to reside in country of prize) 

  • US Skill Store Finalist (1) 
    • USD $10,000
    • Invitation to ISP Finalist Summit in Seattle plus travel expenses paid
    • Travel for up to 2 members of the team (see travel details below)
  • Germany Skill Store Finalist (1) 
    • USD $10,000
    • Invitation to ISP Finalist Summit in Seattle plus travel expenses paid
    • Travel for up to 2 members of the team (see travel details below)
  • Japan Skill Store Finalist (1) 
    • USD $10,000
    • Invitation to ISP Finalist Summit in Seattle plus travel expenses paid
    • Travel for up to 2 members of the team (see travel details below)
  • UK Skill Store Finalist (1) 
    • USD $10,000
    • Invitation to ISP Finalist Summit in Seattle plus travel expenses paid
    • Travel for up to 2 members of the team (see travel details below)
  • Wildcard Finalists (6) 
    • USD $5,000
    • Invitation to ISP Finalist Summit in Seattle plus travel expenses paid
    • Travel for up to 2 members of the team (see travel details below)

Bonus Prizes 

(Awarded to any eligible skill that fits the category, do not need to be finalists) 

  • Best Premium Game Category experience (premium game and/or entertainment skills certified in the Games category of the Skills Store) • USD $3,000
  • Best Agency-Developed Premium Experience (Organizations such as traditional and digital advertising agencies, consultants, innovators, tool creators, global holding companies, and developer partners will be eligible for the Agency prize, but may also win other prizes.) • USD $3,000
  • Best One-Time Purchase Product Experience (provides access to premium content that never expires.) • USD $3,000
  • Best Subscription Product experience (allows customer to pay a flat monthly fee for access to all content, or for tiered access to content etc.) • USD $3,000
  • Best Consumables Product experience (provides access to premium content that can be purchased, depleted when used, and purchased again) • USD $3,000
  • Best Multimodal experience with ISP (provides an in-skill purchasing option for skills optimized for multiple devices like the Fire TV.) • USD $3,000

 

IMPORTANT NOTE ON MULTIPLE PRIZE ELIGIBILITY:

  • The same eligible skill may win a Participation Prize, a Finalist Prize, and the Grand Prize, but a Grand Prize winner may not win a Category Bonus Prize.
  • A skill that is NOT the Grand Prize winner may be eligible to win up to one category bonus prize AND up to one Finalist
  • A Finalist Prize winner may also win a Bonus Prize. A Bonus Prize may be awarded to a skill that is not a Finalist Prize winner.
  • Each Maker is limited to receiving one Participation Prize, regardless of the number of eligible skills entered by the Maker.
  • Agencies may be eligible for all prizes.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON FINALIST & GLOBAL FINALIST TRAVEL PRIZE:

  • Finalist prize winners will be invited to travel to Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, Washington, and Amazon will cover the cost of airfare, hotel, and airport transportation for up to 2 members of each Finalist team, up to $2,000 in total costs each
  • Finalists must complete and sign a release form in order to participate in the Finalist Summit and receive travel prizes
  • The date of the Finalist ISP Summit will be announced at a later time during the challenge.