Want to win up to $500 and a brand new Nokia Lumia 900?  Then build that great phone app and show it off at a Ready.Set () {Code} Challenge in a city near you.  Feel free to grab a friend or two and work together.  I can’t think of a better way to bond with my friends than building the coolest app.

Ready.Set() {Code} Tour:

May 12, 2012 Columbus, OH Attend
May 15, 2012 Atlanta, GA Attend
May 15, 2012 Chicago, IL Attend
May 19, 2012 Sunnyvale, CA Attend
May 31, 2012 Houston, TX Attend
June 2, 2012 San Diego, CA Attend
June 5, 2012 Toronto, ON Attend
June 5, 2012 New York, NY Attend
June 7, 2012 Boston, MA Attend
June 7, 2012 Miami, FL Attend
June 12, 2012 Dallas, TX Attend
June 12, 2012 Chevy Chase, MD Attend
June 15, 2012 Vancouver, BC Attend

Apps will be judged on creativity, usability, technical difficulty and app presentation for the following prizes:

1st place $500 gift card & Nokia Lumia 900
2nd place $250 gift card & Nokia Lumia 900
3rd place $100 gift card & Nokia Lumia 900
Student Winner $150 gift card & Nokia Lumia 900
Most Nokia-Branded Dev $100 gift card & Nokia Lumia 900

Ready.Set () {Code} Challenge Agenda:

08:30 a.m. Light breakfast and registration
09:00 a.m. Welcome and competition overview
09:30 a.m. Let the hacking begin!
12:30 p.m. Lunch
07:00 p.m. Show us your app/Dinner
08:00 p.m. Winners announced