Create a Stremio add-on and win $5,000 in prizes

Sharpen your coding skills: create a content add-on for Stremio and win a juicy prize!

To enter the contest, you need to make an add-on.


payable in Bitcoin or PayPal

How To Participate

To take part in the Stremio Add-On Contest, you need to create an add-on for any type of media (e.g. video content, subtitles, etc.) and submit it on this page. Our judges and the Stremio community will then select the four best add-ons - and they will share a prize pool of $5,000!

Learn more about Stremio add-ons


Mar 1 - May 20

Add-on entries submission

May 20

Competition end

May 21 - 31

Evaluating competition entries

June 3

Announcing the winners


Stremio Prize


1st place


2nd place


3rd place


All prizes will be paid out in Bitcoin (BTC) or via PayPal.


  • Your add-on(s) must be publicly uploaded to GitHub
  • Your add-on(s) should be able to run remotely on a server
  • Your add-on(s) should include metadata and/or streaming content to Stremio
  • You must submit your add-on(s) by 23:59 CET on May 20, 2019 to participate

Competition Rules”

These Competitions Rules apply to the “Add-Оn Masters” add-on development Competition organized by Stremio. You may not submit a Competition entry unless you agree to these Rules. Your submission of an application form constitutes your agreement to the Rules.

The words "include" and "including" as used in these Terms mean "including but not limited to."

  1. Eligibility
    1. The “Add-Оn Masters” Competition is open to all participants ages 18 and over.
    2. Requirements to enter: In order to participate, you must fill in the Competition submission form and provide a link to the Git repository of your Competition entry uploaded to GitHub or BitBucket.
    3. In order to receive a prize, you must submit a valid Bitcoin or PayPal wallet address.
    4. Stremio reserves the right to verify your eligibility and to adjudicate any dispute at any time.
    5. All communication regarding the Stremio add-on Competition will be carried out in English.
  2. Entry requirements
    1. No purchase is required to participate in the Competition.
    2. You must fill in the Competition application form and provide the required information about yourself in order to participate.
    3. You must provide a link to your add-on submission in the form of a Git repository on GitHub or BitBucket.
    4. Your submission must not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, harmful code or any other element that is malicious or damaged.
    5. Add-on submissions can be submitted by 00:59 pm CET on May 20, 2019.
  3. Competition timeline
    1. The Competition will take place in two stages:
      • Add-on entries submission: February 18 - May 20, 2019
      • Judging and scoring contest entries; community vote: May 20 - May 31, 2019.
    2. Competition winners will be announced on June 3, 2019
  4. Judging and scoring
    1. Competition entries will be evaluated by 3 (three) judges, members of the core Stremio team.
    2. Competition submissions will be judged on the following criteria:
      1. Quality of the add-on
      2. Functionality
      3. User experience
      4. Performance
      5. Security
      6. Copyright compliance
      7. Originality
    3. There will be one prize awarded by the judges panel. Three more awards - first, second and third Competition prizes - will be awarded based on votes from the Stremio community members.
  5. Prizes
    1. The Competition will award a prize pool of $5,000, paid out in Bitcoin or via PayPal.
    2. A total of four prizes will be awarded: a Stremio judge panel prize; and first, second and third place based on the community vote.
    3. The prizes will be distributed as follows:
      • Stremio Judge panel vote: $2,000 or the equivalent of $2,000 in Bitcoin;
      • First place, community vote: $1,500 or the equivalent of $1,500 in Bitcoin;
      • Second place, community vote: $1,000 or the equivalent of $1,000 in Bitcoin;
      • Third place, community vote: $500 or the equivalent of $500 in Bitcoin.
    4. Forfeiture: Winners will forfeit their prizes in case they fail to respond to the email notification within 10 days of receiving it, and/or fail to provide a valid Bitcoin wallet address.
    5. Taxes. Winners are solely responsible for complying with all applicable tax laws and filing requirements. Winners are solely responsible for paying all taxes, duties, and other fees imposed on prizes awarded.
  6. Disqualification
    1. Participants may disqualified from the Competition and forfeit any prizes if Stremio reasonably believes they have attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest, including:
      1. Providing false information in their application form;
      2. Breaching these competition rules;
      3. Interfering with the administration of the Competition;
      4. Interfering with the ability of other participants to take part in the Competition;
      5. Submitting an add-on that infringes on a third party’s copyright;
      6. Submitting an add-on that violates any applicable law;
    2. You may report to Stremio at [email protected] any violation of these Rules by another contestant. Stremio will then investigate any such allegations and will take all applicable measures.
  7. Ownership and privacy
    1. All add-on submissions remain the intellectual property of the individual who has developed them. Stremio makes no claim to any intellectual property developed during the course of the Competition.
    2. For any submission you make to the Competition, you grant Stremio a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, free license (with the right to sublicense) to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, and otherwise use such submission.
    3. Stremio will use the information you have provided in the Competition application form for any subsequent communication to administer the Competition.
    4. By accepting a prize, you agree that Stremio has the right to use your name, likeness and statement to promote the Competition.
    5. The name and/or nickname you provide in your Competition application form may be displayed publicly on the Competition website.
  8. Data Protection
    1. Stremio is entitled to process (i.e. collect, process, use, transfer and store) personal data of the Participants and Judge Applicants, provided by the latter through the forms on the Competition page for the purpose of completion of the registration procedure, evaluation of the applications and performing the selection process of the Judge applicants and the Participants.
    2. The personal data processed for the above purposes by Stremio are: names; e-mail address, and any other information that Participants and Judge Applicants voluntarily enter, use or provide for the purposes of participation in the Competition as Judge or Participant. This also includes data provided for participation in any kind of marketing activities organized by or on behalf of the Stremio such as promotions, raffles, filling in questionnaires, samples, etc.
    3. Upon accepting these Competition Rules each Participant and/or Judge explicitly agrees his/her personal data as listed above to be processed by Stremio in compliance with the applicable law and for the purposes listed above and the following:
      • Direct marketing and/or profiling, including offering new Services or services of other providers, sending non-requested trade offers with marketing purposes;
      • Statistical purposes.
    4. The personal data of each Participant or Judge Applicant might be transferred to third parties (commercial partners of Stremio) including outside the Republic of Bulgaria including for the purposes of direct marketing and/or profiling upon compliance with the applicable procedures with this regard.
    5. Each Participant or Judge Applicant is entitled to withdraw his/her consent under section 9.3, including regarding direct marketing and/or profiling, at any time by submitting a written request for this to Stremio via e-mail to the following address: [email protected] following the statutory required content under the applicable law including the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA). In case such withdrawal request is given prior to the end of the Competition, Stremio may disqualify the Participant and/or Judge Applicant.
    6. Each Participant or Judge Applicant is entitled to access and/or correction of his/her own personal data, to object against data processing if he/she has a legal ground for such objection, to be informed for transfer of data to third parties and/or in case such third party uses the data for direct marketing purposes as well as to object against such use or the transfer itself. The Participant or Judge Applicant may exercise any of these rights by submitting a written request with this regard to Stremio via e-mail to the following address: [email protected] following the statutory required content under the applicable law and/or the PDPA.
    7. For the purpose of the personal data processing Stremio shall use system for data processing in compliance with the requirement of the applicable law. Stremio guarantees that all persons who are assigned with the personal data processing are duly instructed regarding the mandatory legal requirements and the protection of the data for illegal access and have declared that will not disclose the processed data in violation with the applicable Bulgarian law, the internal policies and instructions of Stremio and these Competition Rules.
    8. Participants and Judge Applicants are duly informed that Stremio shall keep the personal data for a term of 5 (five) years after the end of the Competition. After expiry of the said term, Stremio is obliged to destroy the respective data.
    9. Stremio shall neither edit, nor disclose any personal information of Participants and Judge Applicants, or about their participation in the Competition and shall not provide the information thereby collected to third parties, unless:
      1. these Competition rules or a statute mandate otherwise or the Participant or Judge Applicant have given express written consent;
      2. that information is required by State authorities or officials who, under the applicable legislation, are entitled to required and collect such information in compliance with the statutory procedures;
      3. that information is provided to the Stremio’s employees or subcontractors for the purpose of administration and conducting of the Competition;
      4. this is mandated by law and statute.
  9. Disclaimers


  10. General terms
    1. By accepting these rules, you acknowledge that participation in the Competition is voluntary.
    2. You may submit more than one add-on submission during the course of the Competition. All add-ons must be submitted separately and will be evaluated separately.
    3. The results of the Competition will be posted on the Competition website after its end.

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Contest FAQ

Take a look at the frequently asked questions about the add-on contest.

Read the FAQs


Q: Do I need programming skills to participate?

A: Yes. You need to be able to code in order to create an add-on.

Q: Do I need to host the add-on I create?

A: You can if you want to, but you don’t have to. A link to the Git repository of the add-on is enough to enter the competition.

Q: Can I submit more than one add-on?

A: Absolutely! You can submit as many add-ons as you wish.

Q: Can I create an add-on that is country-specific?

A: Not only you can, but we encourage you to do that! Have a favourite Brazilian TV channel? Create an add-on for this! Fan of Korean sitcoms? Make an add-on for that!

Q: Can I ask my friends to vote for my add-on?

A: Yes! And not just your friends - we recommend you ask your mom, your grandma and aunt Sheril to vote too, so you have an even better chance to win our community vote.

Q: What’s the answer to the Universe?

A: 42 and purple cats.