about 7 years ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the excellent submissions.

Even though the competition is over, don't stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow makers.

about 7 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for Walgreens Balance® Rewards App Challenge has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.


The Walgreens Balance® Rewards App Challenge team

about 7 years ago

Final Countdown

Hello Challenge Participants,

We wanted to send out one last message as we reach the final countdown of the time to submit. 

If you have been setup in basecamp and our production environment please make sure to get your submission in before 11:59 CST today!

If you have any last minute questions please send an email to apipromotions@walgreens.com or post on your Basecamp page and we will help you get your app submitted.

We've got a plethora of innovative and creative integrations and we look forward to judging all of the submissions in the coming week.

Good Luck Everyone,


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about 7 years ago

Deadline Extension & Rules Update!

Hello Challenge Participants,

The Walgreens API team has some great news to share with you that we hope will help out your ability to complete your app challenge submission.

#1 App Store Submission Requirement

We will know allow your application to be eligible for our challenge prizes if it is submitted to, or publicly available in, the USA version of an app store (e.g. Apple App Store, Google Play, Windows Marketplace) or at an accessible web domain by the end of the contest submission deadline. This will now ensure that app challenge participants are not penalized if their application has…

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about 7 years ago

Required Steps to Enter

Happy Tuesday Participants,

The Walgreens API team wanted to send out one of our last updates as the contest comes closer to completion.

So far we have over 100 participants signed up for a contest, but only a few have started to complete the pre-launch setup and testing with the Walgreens team.

As those activities are a prerequisite to getting your app approved for production release and live in an app store, we want to use this outreach as a final attempt to help move things along.

In order to make the setup process for your idea be as fast…

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about 7 years ago

Powering through the last few steps

Happy Monday Participants!

The Walgreens API team just wanted to send out another announcement as we are getting closer and closer to the end of the challenge! 

So far we have an amazing 100+ participants with a majority of in the testing/integrating steps we are very excited for the judging that we will be doing at the end of this month. 

We do want to reiterate a few, key points: 

  • In order to successfully complete testing with us, we will need to setup a unique redirect_uri from your integration to our test environment
  • Your app will need to complete the validation process with…

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about 7 years ago

Couple of Rewarding Steps

Happy Wednesday Everyone!

The Walgreens API team just wanted to reach out and share some great news regarding an improved on-boarding process for our challenge.

The new steps are:

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over 7 years ago

Steps to Success

Hello Challenge Participants,

The Walgreens API team wanted to reach out and share the steps required in order to complete your integration with the Walgreens Balance Rewards API. Our typical on-boarding work flow is as follows:

  • Contest participant to provide Walgreens with a redirect_uri for the initial test build of your app.
  • We require this redirect_uri as it is how we callback to your website after the oAuth Request is complete. 

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