Announcement of Requirements and Registration for the Opioid Overdose Prevention Challenge, 26575-26577 [2015-11099]

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Place: National Institutes of Health, Two Democracy Plaza, Suite 920, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Dennis Hlasta, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 952, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–451–4794, hlastadj@mail.nih.gov. Dated: May 4, 2015. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–11063 Filed 5–7–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Announcement of Requirements and Registration for the Opioid Overdose Prevention Challenge SAMHSA, HHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3719. In summarizing the challenge that will be issued by your agency, please answer the following four questions: SUMMARY: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES (1) What action is being taken? DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 May 07, 2015 Jkt 235001 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has issued a challenge to help prevent opioid overdose and support recovery through innovative, software-based solutions that help people know the signs of opioid use, understand what to do if a family member or friend overdoses on heroin or opioid pain medications, and support PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26575 treatment for opioid addiction and recovery. (2) Why is this action necessary? There were 17,000 deaths from opioids in 2010, double the deaths in 2001. Use of prescription opioids has quadrupled. Death by opioid overdose is preventable. SAMHSA hopes to help prevent deaths from opioid overdose, and support treatment and recovery for individuals with an opioid substance use disorder. (3) What is the objective of the challenge? To prevent deaths from opioid overdose, and support treatment and recovery for individuals with an opioid substance use disorder by providing resources and information on understanding the signs of overdose, how to respond to an overdose, information about opioid use, treatment, and recovery. (4) What is the intended effect of this action? A reduction in the number of individuals dying from opioid overdose. SAMHSA is seeking solutions to this problem through cost-effective, portable, technology-based products that effectively reach a diverse population of friends and family concerned about opioid use by someone they know. Technology-based products may include, but are not limited to, web applications, mobile apps, and Web sites. The challenge starts on June 1, 2015 10:00 a.m. ET. The challenge ends on July 29, 2015 11:59 p.m. ET. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dina Passman, Public Health Advisor, SAMHSA/CSAT/PMB, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 5–1070, Rockville, MD, Phone: (240) 276–2854, Email: Dina.Passman@samhsa.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Subject of Challenge Competition: Opioid Overdose Prevention. Eligibility Rules for Participating in the Competition: To satisfy the mandatory provisions of the Competes Act, use the following language: ‘‘To be eligible to win a prize under this challenge, an individual or entity— (1) Shall have registered to participate in the competition under the rules promulgated by [the issuing agency]; (2) Shall have complied with all the requirements under this section; (3) In the case of a private entity, shall be incorporated in and maintain a primary place of business in the United States, and in the case of an individual, DATES: E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1 26576 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 89 / Friday, May 8, 2015 / Notices whether participating singly or in a group, shall be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States; and (4) May not be a Federal entity or Federal employee acting within the scope of their employment.’’ (5) Shall not be an HHS employee working on their applications or submissions during assigned duty hours. (6) Shall not be an employee of SAMHSA. (7) Federal grantees may not use Federal funds to develop COMPETES Act challenge applications unless consistent with the purpose of their grant award. (8) Federal contractors may not use Federal funds from a contract to develop COMPETES Act challenge applications or to fund efforts in support of a COMPETES Act challenge submission. Challenge Managers should include the following statement regarding consultation with Federal employees: ‘‘An individual or entity shall not be deemed ineligible because the individual or entity used Federal facilities or consulted with Federal employees during a competition if the facilities and employees are made available to all individuals and entities participating in the competition on an equitable basis.’’ Registration Process for Participants asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES A. Registration (i) Beginning on June 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, visit CHALLENGE URL (the ‘‘Competition Web site’’) and click ‘‘Sign Up’’ to create a ChallengePost account, or click ‘‘Log In’’ and log in with an existing ChallengePost account. There is no charge for creating a ChallengePost account. (ii) After a Contestant signs up on the Competition Web site a confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided by the Contestant. The Contestant should use the confirmation email to verify their email address. (iii) Contestant should indicate their agreement in participating by clicking ‘‘Register’’ on the Competition Web site in order to receive important Competition updates. (iv) In the event of a dispute pertaining to this Competition, the authorized account holder of the email address used to sign up for the ChallengePost account used to enter the Submission will be deemed to be the Contestant (in case of an individual) and the Contestant’s Representative, in the case of a team or Organization. The ‘‘authorized account holder’’ is the natural person or legal entity assigned VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 May 07, 2015 Jkt 235001 an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Contestants generally and potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Amount of the Prize: 1st prize: $10,000 cash; 2nd prize: $7,500 cash; 3rd prize: $5,000 cash. Payment of the Prize: Prize payment will be paid by contractor. Basis Upon Which Winner Will Be Selected: A. All eligible Submissions will be judged by an expert panel of impartial judges (the ‘‘Judges’’) selected by the Sponsor. The internal panel will judge these Submissions on the criteria identified in these Official Rules to select finalist Submissions. Finalist Submissions will then be judged by the expert judging panel determined by the Sponsor. The judging panel is not required to test the Application and may choose to judge based solely on the text description and video provided in the Submission. The Sponsor and the Administrator reserve the right to divide and assign the criteria identified below in these Official Rules among different members of the internal and expert judging panels. The Sponsor and the Administrator reserve the right to substitute or modify the judging panel at any time for any reason. B. All Judges shall be and remain fair and impartial. Any Judge may recuse him or herself from judging a Submission if the Judge, the Sponsor or the Administrator considers that it is inappropriate, for any reason, for the Judge to evaluate a specific Submission or group of Submissions. C. A Contestant’s likelihood of winning will depend primarily on the number and quality of all of the Submissions, as determined by the Judges using the criteria in these Official Rules. The judging period is August 5, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time through August 14, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (the ‘‘Judging Period’’). D. Criteria: Judging Criteria: (i) Quality of Performance (40 points) (includes how well the Application functions technically, and extent to which the Application responds to the Competition topic and target audience, and how thoroughly and clearly the solution utilizes the required assets); (ii) Quality of User Experience (25 points) (includes visual aesthetic and ease of use); (iii) Potential Impact (25 points) (includes the potential impact related to PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 successfully informing target audiences about how to prevent opioid overdoses and provide a spectrum of additional support for the prevention, treatment and recovery of opioid misuse and abuse; and (iv) Feasibility of Use (10 points) (includes how easily target audiences and members of the public can access and use the Application). E. If deemed necessary by the judging panel, each of the top five finalists may be asked to participate in a virtual or inperson meeting with federal staff to discuss their Application and demonstrate its operation. The purpose of these meetings will be to further evaluate the Contestant’s product, provide any additional information to SAMHSA, and clarify any concerns or questions raised by the review panel. F. Tie Breakers. In the event of a tie between two or more Submissions, the tied Submission with the highest score in the first criterion listed above shall be deemed the higher scoring Submission. In the event any ties remain, this process will be repeated by comparing the tied Submissions’ scores on the second, third, fourth, and fifth criterion listed above, respectively. If two or more Submissions are tied on all four criteria, the panel of Judges will vote on the tied submissions. The COMPETES Act requires the basis on which a winner will be selected to be included in the Federal Register notice. 15 U.S.C. 3719(f)(5). The judges are required by the Act to select the winner or winners on this basis. 15 U.S.C. 3719(k)(1). Thus, to meet the requirements of the COMPETES Act, the Federal Register notice shall describe the basis on which a winner will be selected. The description should include the expected number of winners, if multiple winners are anticipated. Additional Information B. Submission (i) Contestants must create a working software application which runs on a smartphone or tablet (iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, via a mobile browser or downloadable app), a Windows or Mac personal computer, or on a web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari) (each an ‘‘Application’’). (ii) During the Competition Submission Period, Contestant must visit the Competition Web site and confirm that he or she has or, if Contestant is a Representative, all members of their team or Organization have, read and agree to the Official E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 89 / Friday, May 8, 2015 / Notices Rules. Then, Contestant must submit its Submission by providing: a. The name of the Application; b. a text description of the Application and how it functions; c. a text description of testing instructions for the app; d. at least one image (screenshot) of the working Application; e. a link to a video uploaded to ChallengePost.com and YouTube.com that clearly demonstrates the Application’s functionality and features (by walking through the Application); f. the Application platform (iOS, Android, Mac Desktop, Windows Desktop, Web); g. for web or mobile web Applications, a link to a Web site where the Application can be accessed free of charge; h. for Mac or Windows desktop Applications, a zip file upload including appropriate installation files; and, if available, a link to a Web site or app store where the Application can be downloaded; i. step-by-step testing instructions including the minimum operating system or web browser version required for testing and login instructions, if a login is required; j. the submitter type (individual, team, or organization); k. the Organization name, if the submitter is an Organization; and l. the Contestant Representative’s phone number. (a–l above, are collectively a ‘‘Submission’’) (iii) For sake of clarity, all parts of the Submission must be entered at the same time on the Competition Web site. All Submissions must be received by no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on July 29, 2015. (iv) Once a Submission has been submitted and the Competition Submission Period has ended, a Contestant may not make any changes or alterations to the Submission until the end of the Judging Period. Contestants may save draft versions of their Submission before entering it on the Competition Web site. (v) The Sponsor and/or the Administrator, at their sole discretion, may permit a Contestant to modify part of the Submission after the Competition Submission Deadline for the purpose of removing material that potentially infringes a third party mark or right, discloses personally identifiable information, or is otherwise inappropriate. The modified Submission must remain substantively the same as the original Submission with the only modification being what is permitted by the Sponsor and/or VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 May 07, 2015 Jkt 235001 26577 Administrator. Any modifications beyond what is permitted may result in disqualification. (vi) Applications cannot be changed after the Competition Submission Period and before the end of the Judging Period, unless the Contestant has provided an installation file and testing instructions on the Enter an Application form on the Competition Web site. (iii) Submission must not include an audio or visual performance, including but not limited to music, dance, or other performing art, third-party copyrighted material or trademarks, unless the Contestant has written permission to use such material. (iv) The Submission must not use HHS’s or SAMHSA’s logos or official seals and must not claim endorsement. 5. Submission Requirements Summer King, Statistician. A. Language Requirements All Submission materials must be in English. B. Text Description, Image and Video Requirements (i) The text description must describe the Application’s key features and functionality. (ii) The image(s) must be photographs or screenshots of your working Application. (iii) The video portion of the Submission: a. Should be no longer than five (5) minutes; b. must clearly demonstrate the Application’s features and functionality; and c. must not include music or other copyrighted material or use third party trademarks unless the Contestant has written permission to use such material. (iv) If the video is primarily promotional rather than a demonstration of the Application’s functionality and features (by walking through the Application), the Submission may be disqualified at the Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s sole discretion. C. Content Requirements (i) The Submission must exclusively include information contained in the SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit section, Five Essential Steps for First Responders. The Submission content should encourage utilization of the five essential steps described in the SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit section, Five Essential Steps for First Responders. The submission must also present all of the assets provided in the DPT Asset File. Entries may not substantially alter the meaning, intent, or otherwise misrepresent the content from SAMHSA’s Opioid Overdose Toolkit in whole or in part. The intention of this clause is to ensure that the integrity of the content is maintained. (ii) The Submission must target friends, family, and caregivers of people using opioids, and/or people concerned about someone at risk for overdose. 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Easy to find information and resources can help them (and their family and friends) as they return to their communities. (3) What is the objective of the challenge? To reduce recidivism and provide resources and support for individuals leaving the criminal justice system and re-entering their communities. (4) What is the intended effect of this action? Family, friends, parole officers, and community service staff will help exoffenders connect to resources for housing, employment, healthcare, and treatment and recovery for substance use and mental health disorders. By connecting them to necessary supports, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Announcement of Requirements and Registration for the Opioid 
Overdose Prevention Challenge

AGENCY: SAMHSA, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3719.

SUMMARY: In summarizing the challenge that will be issued by your 
agency, please answer the following four questions:

(1) What action is being taken?

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 
(SAMHSA) has issued a challenge to help prevent opioid overdose and 
support recovery through innovative, software-based solutions that help 
people know the signs of opioid use, understand what to do if a family 
member or friend overdoses on heroin or opioid pain medications, and 
support treatment for opioid addiction and recovery.

(2) Why is this action necessary?

    There were 17,000 deaths from opioids in 2010, double the deaths in 
2001. Use of prescription opioids has quadrupled. Death by opioid 
overdose is preventable. SAMHSA hopes to help prevent deaths from 
opioid overdose, and support treatment and recovery for individuals 
with an opioid substance use disorder.

(3) What is the objective of the challenge?

    To prevent deaths from opioid overdose, and support treatment and 
recovery for individuals with an opioid substance use disorder by 
providing resources and information on understanding the signs of 
overdose, how to respond to an overdose, information about opioid use, 
treatment, and recovery.

(4) What is the intended effect of this action?

    A reduction in the number of individuals dying from opioid 
overdose.
    SAMHSA is seeking solutions to this problem through cost-effective, 
portable, technology-based products that effectively reach a diverse 
population of friends and family concerned about opioid use by someone 
they know. Technology-based products may include, but are not limited 
to, web applications, mobile apps, and Web sites.

DATES: The challenge starts on June 1, 2015 10:00 a.m. ET. The 
challenge ends on July 29, 2015 11:59 p.m. ET.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dina Passman, Public Health Advisor, 
SAMHSA/CSAT/PMB, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 5-1070, Rockville, MD, 
Phone: (240) 276-2854, Email: Dina.Passman@samhsa.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Subject of Challenge Competition: Opioid Overdose Prevention.
    Eligibility Rules for Participating in the Competition:
    To satisfy the mandatory provisions of the Competes Act, use the 
following language:
    ``To be eligible to win a prize under this challenge, an individual 
or entity--
    (1) Shall have registered to participate in the competition under 
the rules promulgated by [the issuing agency];
    (2) Shall have complied with all the requirements under this 
section;
    (3) In the case of a private entity, shall be incorporated in and 
maintain a primary place of business in the United States, and in the 
case of an individual,

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whether participating singly or in a group, shall be a citizen or 
permanent resident of the United States; and
    (4) May not be a Federal entity or Federal employee acting within 
the scope of their employment.''
    (5) Shall not be an HHS employee working on their applications or 
submissions during assigned duty hours.
    (6) Shall not be an employee of SAMHSA.
    (7) Federal grantees may not use Federal funds to develop COMPETES 
Act challenge applications unless consistent with the purpose of their 
grant award.
    (8) Federal contractors may not use Federal funds from a contract 
to develop COMPETES Act challenge applications or to fund efforts in 
support of a COMPETES Act challenge submission.
    Challenge Managers should include the following statement regarding 
consultation with Federal employees:
    ``An individual or entity shall not be deemed ineligible because 
the individual or entity used Federal facilities or consulted with 
Federal employees during a competition if the facilities and employees 
are made available to all individuals and entities participating in the 
competition on an equitable basis.''

Registration Process for Participants

A. Registration

    (i) Beginning on June 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, visit 
CHALLENGE URL (the ``Competition Web site'') and click ``Sign Up'' to 
create a ChallengePost account, or click ``Log In'' and log in with an 
existing ChallengePost account. There is no charge for creating a 
ChallengePost account.
    (ii) After a Contestant signs up on the Competition Web site a 
confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided by the 
Contestant. The Contestant should use the confirmation email to verify 
their email address.
    (iii) Contestant should indicate their agreement in participating 
by clicking ``Register'' on the Competition Web site in order to 
receive important Competition updates.
    (iv) In the event of a dispute pertaining to this Competition, the 
authorized account holder of the email address used to sign up for the 
ChallengePost account used to enter the Submission will be deemed to be 
the Contestant (in case of an individual) and the Contestant's 
Representative, in the case of a team or Organization. The ``authorized 
account holder'' is the natural person or legal entity assigned an 
email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider 
or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the 
domain associated with the submitted address. Contestants generally and 
potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized 
account holder.
    Amount of the Prize: 1st prize: $10,000 cash; 2nd prize: $7,500 
cash; 3rd prize: $5,000 cash.
    Payment of the Prize: Prize payment will be paid by contractor.
    Basis Upon Which Winner Will Be Selected:
    A. All eligible Submissions will be judged by an expert panel of 
impartial judges (the ``Judges'') selected by the Sponsor. The internal 
panel will judge these Submissions on the criteria identified in these 
Official Rules to select finalist Submissions. Finalist Submissions 
will then be judged by the expert judging panel determined by the 
Sponsor. The judging panel is not required to test the Application and 
may choose to judge based solely on the text description and video 
provided in the Submission. The Sponsor and the Administrator reserve 
the right to divide and assign the criteria identified below in these 
Official Rules among different members of the internal and expert 
judging panels. The Sponsor and the Administrator reserve the right to 
substitute or modify the judging panel at any time for any reason.
    B. All Judges shall be and remain fair and impartial. Any Judge may 
recuse him or herself from judging a Submission if the Judge, the 
Sponsor or the Administrator considers that it is inappropriate, for 
any reason, for the Judge to evaluate a specific Submission or group of 
Submissions.
    C. A Contestant's likelihood of winning will depend primarily on 
the number and quality of all of the Submissions, as determined by the 
Judges using the criteria in these Official Rules. The judging period 
is August 5, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time through August 14, 2015 at 
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (the ``Judging Period'').
    D. Criteria:
    Judging Criteria:
    (i) Quality of Performance (40 points) (includes how well the 
Application functions technically, and extent to which the Application 
responds to the Competition topic and target audience, and how 
thoroughly and clearly the solution utilizes the required assets);
    (ii) Quality of User Experience (25 points) (includes visual 
aesthetic and ease of use);
    (iii) Potential Impact (25 points) (includes the potential impact 
related to successfully informing target audiences about how to prevent 
opioid overdoses and provide a spectrum of additional support for the 
prevention, treatment and recovery of opioid misuse and abuse; and
    (iv) Feasibility of Use (10 points) (includes how easily target 
audiences and members of the public can access and use the 
Application).
    E. If deemed necessary by the judging panel, each of the top five 
finalists may be asked to participate in a virtual or in-person meeting 
with federal staff to discuss their Application and demonstrate its 
operation. The purpose of these meetings will be to further evaluate 
the Contestant's product, provide any additional information to SAMHSA, 
and clarify any concerns or questions raised by the review panel.
    F. Tie Breakers. In the event of a tie between two or more 
Submissions, the tied Submission with the highest score in the first 
criterion listed above shall be deemed the higher scoring Submission. 
In the event any ties remain, this process will be repeated by 
comparing the tied Submissions' scores on the second, third, fourth, 
and fifth criterion listed above, respectively. If two or more 
Submissions are tied on all four criteria, the panel of Judges will 
vote on the tied submissions.
    The COMPETES Act requires the basis on which a winner will be 
selected to be included in the Federal Register notice. 15 U.S.C. 
3719(f)(5). The judges are required by the Act to select the winner or 
winners on this basis. 15 U.S.C. 3719(k)(1). Thus, to meet the 
requirements of the COMPETES Act, the Federal Register notice shall 
describe the basis on which a winner will be selected. The description 
should include the expected number of winners, if multiple winners are 
anticipated.

Additional Information

B. Submission

    (i) Contestants must create a working software application which 
runs on a smartphone or tablet (iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows 
Mobile, via a mobile browser or downloadable app), a Windows or Mac 
personal computer, or on a web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet 
Explorer, or Safari) (each an ``Application'').
    (ii) During the Competition Submission Period, Contestant must 
visit the Competition Web site and confirm that he or she has or, if 
Contestant is a Representative, all members of their team or 
Organization have, read and agree to the Official

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Rules. Then, Contestant must submit its Submission by providing:
    a. The name of the Application;
    b. a text description of the Application and how it functions;
    c. a text description of testing instructions for the app;
    d. at least one image (screenshot) of the working Application;
    e. a link to a video uploaded to ChallengePost.com and YouTube.com 
that clearly demonstrates the Application's functionality and features 
(by walking through the Application);
    f. the Application platform (iOS, Android, Mac Desktop, Windows 
Desktop, Web);
    g. for web or mobile web Applications, a link to a Web site where 
the Application can be accessed free of charge;
    h. for Mac or Windows desktop Applications, a zip file upload 
including appropriate installation files; and, if available, a link to 
a Web site or app store where the Application can be downloaded;
    i. step-by-step testing instructions including the minimum 
operating system or web browser version required for testing and login 
instructions, if a login is required;
    j. the submitter type (individual, team, or organization);
    k. the Organization name, if the submitter is an Organization; and
    l. the Contestant Representative's phone number.
    (a-l above, are collectively a ``Submission'')
    (iii) For sake of clarity, all parts of the Submission must be 
entered at the same time on the Competition Web site. All Submissions 
must be received by no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on July 29, 
2015.
    (iv) Once a Submission has been submitted and the Competition 
Submission Period has ended, a Contestant may not make any changes or 
alterations to the Submission until the end of the Judging Period. 
Contestants may save draft versions of their Submission before entering 
it on the Competition Web site.
    (v) The Sponsor and/or the Administrator, at their sole discretion, 
may permit a Contestant to modify part of the Submission after the 
Competition Submission Deadline for the purpose of removing material 
that potentially infringes a third party mark or right, discloses 
personally identifiable information, or is otherwise inappropriate. The 
modified Submission must remain substantively the same as the original 
Submission with the only modification being what is permitted by the 
Sponsor and/or Administrator. Any modifications beyond what is 
permitted may result in disqualification.
    (vi) Applications cannot be changed after the Competition 
Submission Period and before the end of the Judging Period, unless the 
Contestant has provided an installation file and testing instructions 
on the Enter an Application form on the Competition Web site.

5. Submission Requirements

A. Language Requirements
    All Submission materials must be in English.
B. Text Description, Image and Video Requirements
    (i) The text description must describe the Application's key 
features and functionality.
    (ii) The image(s) must be photographs or screenshots of your 
working Application.
    (iii) The video portion of the Submission:
    a. Should be no longer than five (5) minutes;
    b. must clearly demonstrate the Application's features and 
functionality; and
    c. must not include music or other copyrighted material or use 
third party trademarks unless the Contestant has written permission to 
use such material.
    (iv) If the video is primarily promotional rather than a 
demonstration of the Application's functionality and features (by 
walking through the Application), the Submission may be disqualified at 
the Sponsor's and/or Administrator's sole discretion.
C. Content Requirements
    (i) The Submission must exclusively include information contained 
in the SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit section, Five Essential Steps for 
First Responders. The Submission content should encourage utilization 
of the five essential steps described in the SAMHSA Opioid Overdose 
Toolkit section, Five Essential Steps for First Responders. The 
submission must also present all of the assets provided in the DPT 
Asset File. Entries may not substantially alter the meaning, intent, or 
otherwise misrepresent the content from SAMHSA's Opioid Overdose 
Toolkit in whole or in part. The intention of this clause is to ensure 
that the integrity of the content is maintained.
    (ii) The Submission must target friends, family, and caregivers of 
people using opioids, and/or people concerned about someone at risk for 
overdose.
    (iii) Submission must not include an audio or visual performance, 
including but not limited to music, dance, or other performing art, 
third-party copyrighted material or trademarks, unless the Contestant 
has written permission to use such material.
    (iv) The Submission must not use HHS's or SAMHSA's logos or 
official seals and must not claim endorsement.

Summer King,
Statistician.
[FR Doc. 2015-11099 Filed 5-7-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4162-20-P