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Important final reminders

The deadline for the FXCM Freestyle App Challenge is Thursday, February 28 at 5 p.m. EST. You're nearly there!

Don't wait until the last minute to fill out the submission form. Start your draft now so that you won't feel rushed come Thursday. To avoid disqualification, we highly recommend that you read through the reminders below:

Upload your video today

The time it takes to upload/process a video on YouTube or Vimeo varies greatly depending on the format of your original video, file size, upload traffic, Internet connection speed, and could take anywhere from a few minutes to several hours or more.

Read the fine print

Go through the submission checklist, and look over the judging criteriahow to enter, and enter an application pages one last time to make sure that your submission includes all the required items. 

Add a disclaimer to your app and site

Applications must list FXCM in the description of the application on the relevant online application store and also within the app itself, if such a section exists. Applications must include the following disclaimer in the description of the Application included on the relevant online application store or website:

"FXCM is an independent legal entity and is not affiliated with [Applicants name or company]. [Application Name] is not owned, controlled, or operated by FXCM. Therefore, FXCM does not make any warranties regarding any product or service and has not reviewed or verified any performance results that may be presented and/or described here.”

Applications that display tables, charts, or sections of data updated from the ForexConnect API must include attribution of the data to FXCM. 

Strict deadline

Don't leave it till the last minute to hit submit! We will not accept any late submissions, even if it's "just one minute" past the deadline.

Participants outside of the EST time zone: please note that the 5 p.m. deadline is in Eastern time. I.e. Participants in California should submit before 2 p.m. Pacific time.


If you have any technical questions or would like to share feedback on the API, please visit the FXProgrammers Forum or email For questions about the challenge, email and include "FXCM" in the subject line.