Lightship Global Jam
A global jam held across 3 continents utilizing the power of Niantic's Lightship ARDK

2021 Lightship Global Jam

Welcome to the 2021 Lightship Global Jam!

Niantic is teaming up with Playcrafting to launch a global augmented reality software jam this summer.
Three events will take place around the world during the jam, which will run from June to September, with 60 developers selected and paid to participate, receiving training in a workshop about Niantic Lightship, and then creating their own games and apps with the software development kit.


July 6 - July 12


July 25 - July 31


August 29 - September 4
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What is the Jam?

The Lightship Global Jam is an event taking place throughout the summer with a diverse, international group of development teams taking part.

The overarching themes of the event are Discovery, Exploration and Movement. In addition to games, the Jam will also feature a number of Apps that provide innovative, unique experiences for audiences interested in Fitness, Sports, Entertainment, Music, Travel, Social Impact and more.

If you are part of a team that wants to take part in this event, please apply below!


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