I can now announce that Team Awesome came 3rd place in the Photography Challenge and walked away with a giant cheque and trophies! Congratulations to both Team Awesome (Team Robot Hospital and the rest of the Canadian and U.S. teams) on winning the finals, flying to Seoul, South Korea and participating in this world competition!
Here is a closer view of the Imagine Cup trophy:
And you can watch the video of the win:
Video: Team Awesome Wins at Imagine Cup 2007 Korea
If you are curious, here is a link to the winning photo essay by Team Awesome:http://patrickstruys.com/koreafinals/
And here is a link to the Team Robot Hospital's great photo essay - "The Heart of Seoul": http://www.flickr.com/photos/jldavid/sets/72157601552133192/
Now what's next? I've collected photos and videos from the event that I will be posting as post-Imagine Cup resources. Imagine Cup 2008 France has been announced and we at Microsoft will be working with faculty and students across Canada to encourage participation and get some great teams to Paris. The theme this year is the environment and there have been a number of changes that have been announced such as a Game Development challenge! If you are a student, a dean or professor and you are interested in being part of the Imagine Cup - contact us!
The Imagine Cup is a global competition that encourages young people to apply their imagination, their