Join the ReachOut Contest


This competition invites beta-testers to try innovative software.  

  1. ReachOut all-you-can-test event
  2. Help improve software quality
  3. Win prizes and recognition!

A first test{fest} took place between April and June 2021. The second competition, organized by OW2 and the ReachOut project, was open from 1 July to 30 November 2021.


Who can participate?

Business users, software testers and developers are welcome to participate, to evaluate as many projects as they like.

What do I stand to gain?

Discover leading edge technologies. Get recognition from the open source community.
Money prizes (30€, 60€ or 90€ per campaign) will be drawn from the complete answers. More details
Also, the best feedback authors will receive a Software Ranger certificate, a nomination (on their consent) to the ReachOut Hall of Fame and, for one of them a ReachOut Special Award presented during a dedicated webinar scheduled Tuesday 14 December 2021 at 4PM.

How much time should I spend on this?

Each campaign can require between 30 minutes and several hours.
You decide on the time and number of campaigns you would like to evaluate.
The more you test, the more you can win!

Where to start?

Follow us on ReachOut twitter: @H2020ReachOut

Read the beta tester guide.

Check the open campaigns on ReachOut, make your choice, then follow the instructions and fill in the questionnaire.
Do not forget to provide your email address in the ReachOut questionnaire.
During the test{fest}, all participants who register as a beta-tester will enter the contest.
The ReachOut project team (reachout-support AT and project campaign managers are available to support you during your evaluations.

Who will receive the ReachOut Award?

The ReachOut Award will recognize a particularly diligent beta-tester with:

  • An active participation during the ReachOut test{fest}
  • Several beta-testing campaigns carried out
  • Highest number of complete feedbacks
  • Useful suggestions to designers

When will I know about the rewards?

The name of rewarded participants will be revealed, after jury deliberation, during a dedicated webinar scheduled Tuesday 14 December 2021 at 4PM. They will also appear in the ReachOut Hall of Fame following their explicit agreement. Money prizes will be distributed after the respective campaign end date.

Don't be shy: try out more beta software and share your user experience with the designers.

ReachOut Award Ceremony


Award Ceremony Video