The Spring Round 1 submission deadline is February 14, 2012, so get in your project plans!

For more on Imagine Cup, visit Sam's blog.

Here are some instructions for the 10-minute process:

Go to http://imaginecup.us/ and click on “Competitions.”

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For this example, I’m going to go with “Software Design.”

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Click on “Details.”

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Download the “required template.”

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Fill out the Project Plan template.  Don’t forget to come up with a Team Name!

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Need inspiration? Check out the United Nations Millennium Development Goals: www.un.org/millenniumgoals

Go back to http://imaginecup.us/

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Register on the home page.  Come up with a username and password you’ll remember.

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“Create Profile.”

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“Compete” in your chosen category.

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“Create Team” and enter a unique team name.  Make sure your Project Plan Team Name matches this one!

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Invite your team members.

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Upload required documents and fill out your project name and description by clicking on “Edit.”

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Don’t forget to “Save.”  Once you have uploaded your document, you have satisfied Round 1 requirements.  Congratulations!  You’re on your way to changing the world.

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One more thing: don’t forget to have your teammates log in and “Accept” your team request, and have fun!

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