The Apply Your Ideas mobile app writing contest being held by Verizon reminds me of Henry Ford's old adage, "You can have any color you want as long as it's black." It appears that even though Verizon encourages "Java, BREW, Android, Windows Mobile and other" developers, you must write an app that runs on the BlackBerry Storm (available through Verizon, natch) in order to enter their contest.
Enter the contest with Java ME
Here's a quote: All submitted applications must run on a BlackBerry device, though they can also run on other mobile operating systems. Specifically, all Apply Your Ideas apps must be BlackBerry Storm compatible... But, of course you need to program in Java ME programming language and use Java development tools to program the BlackBerry. So, you do have a lot of choice after all: Java ME, Java ME, or Java ME. :-)