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Contest Management Software

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Contest Management Software

A full-service Contest Management Software experience.

Our Contest Management Software blows everyone else's out of the water.

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All-in-one Contest Management Software

One-step solution to your Contest Management Pains.

Application Process

Managing a Contest has never been easier with OpenWater.

As an awards contest manager, you can relax knowing that your applicants, reviewers, and winners are guaranteed a seamless contest experience from beginning to end.

We support features like:

  • High resolution file uploads (pictures, videos and documents)
  • Drag-and-drop form builder
  • Payments
  • Team-based Applications
  • Multi-category and dependent fields

Review Process

The reviewing process is just as simple and intuitive as the application process.

With OpenWater’s administrative portal, reviewers can go online and access submissions at any time, anywhere, and on any mobile device. The review forms and processes are also all fully customizable, but come with most commonly used existing features like:

  • Single or multi-round review process
  • Customizable review criteria per program
  • Committee based review capacity (including tiered judging permissions)
  • Save & Return (lets reviewers save their scoring drafts)
  • Download to PDF (down all or specific applications to PDF to review offline)
  • Full offline judging mode (perfect for in-person judging events)

Unique & Useful Features

Especially useful for Contests, we support the following features that really make OpenWater stand out from the rest:

  • Public Photo Gallery feature

With OpenWater's Contest Management Software, you can facilitate public viewing and judging of your applicant's submissions using our public galleries feature.

The most Competitive Contest Management System out there



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