November 25, 2008

Microsoft Programming Competition

Posted at November 25, 2008 03:57 PM in Announcement , Collaboration , Meetings , Program .



Microsoft Imagine Cup IT Challenge




Join This Worldwide Competition


The IT Challenge 2009 Worldwide Competition is for High School and College Students aged 16 and up, focusing on finding solutions to real-world issues. All student-level programmers are welcome — future software programmers, hardware developers, artists, and dreamers — to imagine a better world, and then make it happen. The competition is sponsored by Microsoft.

Why should you participate?

  • Further develop your talents by participating in a global competition
  • Chance to meet and compete with peers from other countries
  • Access to Imagine Cup forums to network with other students who have similar interests
  • Adds value to your degree — online quizzes are like mini-certifications
  • Possibility of winning up to US$8,000 in the WW Finals plus an all expense trip to Cairo, Egypt
  • It's free to register and you can compete on line
  • Access to virtual labs, 100+ hours of premium technical learning, and e-books to prepare for the competition

For more information, visit the imagine cup competition website where you can read about the benefits and sign up to participate.

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