BlackBerry Launches WebWorks App Contest

BlackBerry-maker RIM is now accepting entries for its competition to find the most innovative WebWorks app for the PlayBook and BlackBerry 6 platforms. 

The contest is running as part of the companys 2011 BlackBerry Developer Challenge. The competition for Best Flash/AIR Mobile app for BlackBerry PlayBook has already opened. 

New and existing apps are eligable to compete for the $3m (£1.85m) total prize money pot. Each competition will have one Grand Prize Winner, one First Runner-Up, and one Second Runner-Up for each region, making a total of 12 prizes in all.

An additional category (Most addictive social app using the BBM Social Platform) will also be open for entries later this summer, says RIM. 

Entries can be submitted until August 26. Theres more information on the challenge here.