Mapathon 2013 — which starts on February 12 and culminates on March 25, 2013 — is an India-wide mapping contest open to just about anybody who lives in India. Inviting Google Maps users from all over the country to help create better maps for India by adding knowledge of their neighborhoods through Google Map Maker. And there’s something in it for everyone! The top 1000 mappers in India stand a chance to win Android tablets, smartphones, gift vouchers and Google merchandise. The registrations for the competition have just opened, and inviting everyone to join and get mapping at:
Make India maps even better
You can co-create with Google, the best maps experience for millions of users and help make maps for India even better.
Mapping can save lives
Finding a nearby hospital or fire station sometimes can be a matter of life and death. Your mapping can help people during a time of need and possibly even save lives.
What’s in store for you ?
Win Android tablets, phones and more
A few things to remember
Ideas to Map
Get found on Google Maps
Do you own a business? Add your details on Google Map Maker and see it go live on Google Maps.
Do you get around?
Add new routes, shortcuts, one-ways and make driving a seamless experience for everyone.
Map your favorite hangout
Do you frequent a coffee shop, a restaurant or a movie theater? You can map them all on Google Map Maker and let the world know!
Maps go regional
Maps are an expression of the people and the cultures they represent. Add local language names to your hometown, and places that you care about.