The Developers Circles Community Challenge requires you to build software that falls into any of the categories shown below and incorporates at least one of the following Facebook Developer products:

Required developer products:

  • React360A Framework for the creation of 3D and VR user interfaces. Built on top of React – a library designed to simplify the creation of complex UI – React360 allows you to use familiar tools and concepts to create immersive 360 content on the web. Learn more.
  • Spark ARBuild interactive, engaging, and customizable augmented reality experiences with Spark AR Studio. Learn more.
  • HTML5 GamesAn HTML5 cross-platform gaming experience, on Messenger and Facebook News Feed for both mobile and web. Learn more.




To compete for global category bonus prizes, developers are invited to build software across one of the three categories (i) gaming and entertainment; (ii) productivity and utility; and (iii) social good (education, health, etc.)

Gaming and Entertainment
 Productivity and Utility
Social Good 


Additional Documentation, tutorials, and resources:

Need help?

General Questions: If you have a question about the competition rules, contact us at or send us a message in the 2019 Developer Circle Community Challenge Facebook Group.

Tech Support: First, check your local Developer Circle for a developer who can help! After that, you can visit the product documentation, the 2019 Developer Circle Community Challenge Facebook Group, or the discussion forums on Devpost.

Competition Dates

Submission Period

July 9, 2019

September 20, 2019 5pm ET

Regional Judging

September 27, 2019

October 16, 2019

Regional Winners Announced

October 16, 2019


Regional Winners Submission Period

October 16, 2019

October 30, 2019 5pm ET

Global Judging

October 31, 2019

November 12, 2019

Global Winners Announced

November 19, 2019