From now until  June 30th, 2013, we are running a competition aimed at developers who have built PhoneGap apps and published in other stores – for example, Apple iTunes, Google Play, Blackberry World, Bada, Symbian, or Palm OS – to take any of their existing PhoneGap apps and port it to Windows Phone 8, like the Untappd app recently ported to Windows Phone 8.

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Members of a panel selected from Microsoft, the Adobe PhoneGap team, and industry experts will choose 20 winners, based on apps that are:

  • Original
  • Innovative
  • Easy to use
  • Engaging and visually appealing to the user

The panel will pick 3 grand prize winners who each will receive a Windows Phone 8 and a Surface Pro, and 17 first prize winners who each will receive a Windows Phone 8. All winning apps will be evaluated for featured slots in the Windows Phone Store.

Full details on the Windows Phone Dev Blog here, entry page for the Windows Phone Porting Challenge competition here.