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Duolingo Effect Challenge

Duolingo Effect Challenge

Creators, the Duolingo Challenge has come to an end. Thank you for submitting all of your creative effects around Duolingo! We’re excited to share the winners of this challenge:

Diamond League Winner: Duolingo Mask by @Hiroyuki


@Duolingo @Duolingo Japan🇯🇵 #duolingo#デュオリンゴ#EffectHouse#filter

♬ 마라탕후루(Malatanghulu) – 서이브(SEO EVE)

Obsidian League Winner: Yass!! Duolingo by @Allan Gregorio

Pearl League Winners

  • Duolingo Parkour @RIZALDUH
  • Duolingo Run @Cristiano Bartel
  • Dancin’ with Duo (swave) @jon smiff
  • Duolingo Fight Challenge @Pando Leo | EH Filter Creator
  • Duolingo challenge @UEAgames
  • Road math @Lama Effects
  • DUOLINGO GAME 1 @ Davide Fumarola
  • Owl Stack Balancing @Neurabox Games Effects
  • Duolingo Tap Combat vs @CARLITOX
  • Duolingo Snake Game @Syaoki Biek

Amethyst League Winners

  • Push Pop Bubble @leonardoleon1231
  • Duolentes @ozzy.bichito
  • Buff Duo 3D @random.neeha
  • Tap Tap @TikTok Games Zone
  • Duo Spelling Challenge @Dean Filter
  • Send you a rose @lucky98
  • Duolingo Left or Right @Lord Rugen Hizon
  • Duolingo-Arranging World 6 @Ahmad Nasril

Congratulations to all winners! We will be in contact with you over the next few weeks to process your prize winnings.

If you haven’t already, please add your payment information to the Effect House Rewards Center to receive your prize!

Stay tuned for our next challenge!

About this challenge

We’ve teamed up with Duolingo, the world’s most downloaded gamified education app known for teaching 40+ languages, math, and music, for our inaugural Duolingo Effect Challenge! Create an original effect for one of the categories listed below for a chance at to win big cash prizes.

What we’re looking for

Game Effect

A Duolingo-inspired challenge or game effect incorporating Duolingo elements, Duo the Owl assets, or other characters from the Duolingo world


Esto es IMPOSIBLE 😡😡😡😡

♬ original sound – Carretaman

AR experience

Immerse users into the world of Duolingo

Character/avatar effect

Use Effect House features like Head Tracker and Body Avatar Drive to transform the user into Duo the Owl or other Duolingo characters


Make sure your effect doesn’t cover the creator’s face

New Duolingo assets

Upgrade to the latest version of Effect House to access the new Duolingo category in the Effect House Asset Library, which contains 2D and 3D assets you can use for this challenge. Plus, check back often because we’ll be adding more assets throughout the challenge. You can also download the following assets:

Get inspired by top creators

Check out some of the talented Effect House creators who are taking over TikTok.

Eligible regions

To view eligible regions for this challenge, please refer to the full terms and conditions.


Diamond League Winner (1): $11,000 plus a large special-edition Duo plushie (Chosen for the best overall effect created for the Duolingo Effect Challenge)

Obsidian League Winner (1): $5,000 plus a Duo plushie

Pearl League Winners (10): $1,000

Amethyst League Winners (8): $500

How to enter

  1. Download and create your effect using Effect House.
  2. On the Publish Effect form, complete the required fields and select Duolingo Effect Challenge under Challenge.
  3. Click Next to review your submission.
  4. Click Submit and you’re all set!

Submission timeline

Submission start date: May 22, 2024 at 10:00 AM PT

Submission end date: June 21, 2024 at 11:59 PM PT

Winners announcement date: July 3, 2024

Frequently asked questions

How will I receive my cash reward?

How do I know if I won the challenge?

Can I submit effects I’ve already published?

Can I submit more than one effect?

Visit here for full terms and conditions. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited. The Challenge Period is between May 22, 2024 at 10:00AM PDT to June 21, 2024 at 23:59PM PDT. Open to legal residents of a region where Effect House and TikTok are available and who are at least 18 years of age, or the age of majority, at the time of entry. Enter by submitting an effect as described in the terms between May 22, 2024 at 10:00AM PDT to June 21, 2024 at 23:59PM PDT. 20 winners will be selected by a panel of judges based on specific criteria set out in the terms. Username and profile picture of winners will be displayed. Reward: (1) 1 × USD$11000, (2) 1 × USD$5000, (3) 10 × $1000, (4) 8 × $500. Limit of one Reward per person/Challenge. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

For EEA regions, click here.