Edit: Please note, this competition is now closed

The first big conference of the mobile industry is rapidly getting closer: Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona kicks off on Monday February 14.

One of the most exciting sections will be the App Planet.

Described as an event within an event, it's designed to highlight what's going on in the fast moving mobile applications and gaming sector.

Get your app on

Located in Hall 7, it will be open to all pass holders during MWC and will feature over 200 exhibitors, as well as providing networking opportunities, and developer conferences.

BlackBerry hosting its developers day on Tuesday 15 February.

During this, you'll be able to discover the opportunities available on BlackBerry, visit the BlackBerry Developer stand to see what's new on the BlackBerry platform, participate in hands-on labs, as well as arranging one-to-one meetings to address specific commercial and technical app issues in-depth.

And that's why BlackBerry's manufacturer Research In Motion is giving away tickets for Pocket Gamer readers to gain access to the complete four days of Mobile World Congress and the App Planet.

Ticket giveaway

To qualify for the competition, you should be a mobile developer, and tell us what your favourite mobile application or game is (on any platform), and why?

You must also be able to make your own way to Barcelona and cover all your own travel, accommodation and subsistence costs. The ticket will only get you access to Mobile World Congress.

If you meet these criterion, please email your details to jon [at] pocketgamer [dot] co [dot] uk, using the heading "BlackBerry App Planet competition".

Tickets will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. If you win a ticket, you will have three days to accept it, otherwise it will be reallocated.

Those already attending WMC can register for the BlackBerry developers day here.