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Special Thanks to our BOOST Partners:
Win Bigger with the Windows 8 Boost! If you're one of the three Games Competition winners at the Worldwide Finals in St. Petersburg, and your project includes a Windows 8 Store App, your team will win an extra US$1,000 thanks to the Windows 8 Boost! Please see the official rules for details.
Pump up your prize with the Windows Azure Boost! If you're the top Games Competition winner at the Worldwide Finals in St. Petersburg, and your project includes Windows Azure Cloud Services, Websites, or Virtual Machines, your team will win an extra US$1,000! If your project includes Windows Mobile Services you can win an extra US$1,000 that way, too. And if you win both boosts you get the Double Shot bonus for $3,000 instead of $2,000! Please see the official rules for details.
Code better with the DevExpress Boost! If you’re the first-place winning team in any of our competitions and challenges at the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals this July in St. Petersburg, Russia, each member of your team will receive a DevExpress Universal Subscription so you have the powerful coding tools you need to make your next great app! Please see the official rules for details.
1st Place: $50,000 (USD)
2nd Place: $10,000 (USD)
3rd Place: $5,000 (USD)
And a free trip to St. Petersburg for all finalist teams & mentors!
August 30, 2012
March 15, 2013
Deadline to register your team
April 15, 2013
Local Finals conclude in participating countries
Online Finals submission deadline for all countries
May 29, 2013
Finalist teams announced at ImagineCup.com
July 8-11, 2013
Worldwide Finals in St. Petersburg, Russia