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So many Trailblazers are already champions within their communities, using Lightning to take users to the next level, sharing learnings and best practices, while helping others do the same.

The Lightning Champions program is a peer-to-peer program that highlights these Trailblazers, celebrating and rewarding them for sharing their expertise, as well as providing them access to our Lightning Champions community and exclusive opportunities to participate in Salesforce-sponsored events.

The program offers two paths: Activation and App Dev. Activation Champions lend expertise to peers in the planning stage of their rollout process for Lightning while App Dev Champions show others that building apps on the Lightning Platform is fast, easy, and fun!

Becoming a Lightning Champion is as simple as 1-2-3!

1. Learn

Make sure you've thoroughly read through all the information on this page and that you are ready to commit to a year of active participation in the program. Then, complete the appropriate Superbadge for the path you've chosen (Activation or App Dev).

2. Apply

Fill out the application by January 31 to be in consideration for the first Lightning Champions 2019 cohort. We will review applications and announce new Lightning Champions by the end of February 2019. The next application period will be June 2019.

3. Be a Lightning Champion

Should you be accepted into the program, it's time to share your passion and expertise with the Ohana and beyond! We'll connect you with opportunities to get involved at events, in your community, and give you the support and resources to be a Lightning Champion wherever you go.

To learn more about the program and apply, visit the Lightning Champions page!