We are excited to announce the details of the 2014 Canadian Imagine Cup sponsored by Intel.
Canada, it’s time for us to show the world the talent here in the Great White North!
All around the world students just like you are entering the Imagine Cup. Register today!
Our national sponsor, Intel, will award each member of the three winning Canadian teams with one of the latest 2–in–1 touch–enabled PCs.
One of our Canadian teams will also win a trip to the Microsoft headquarters in Seattle‚ Washington for the Imagine Cup World Finals‚ to compete for the coveted Imagine Cup trophy and $50‚000 grand prize.
You can find a full copy of the rules at the Imagine Cup Website
Those are the only requirements. But there is a wealth of technology out there you can leverage if it suits your needs: NFC, Kinect, tablets, smartphones, GPS, speech to text, translation services, and more.
There will be three teams in Canada who will win the individual categories. One of those teams will represent Canada at the worldwide finals. Why couldn’t it be you?
The winner isn’t necessarily the team who writes the most complex code. Usually, the winner is a team that comes up with an idea they believe in.
Have you got a really cool game idea that you’ve been meaning to get around to coding? Have you got a neat little concept for an app you think would be successful but you just haven’t bothered to sit down and figure out how you would build it? Have you got personal experience with a charity or a disability and you have an idea for how technology could help?
I’ve seen teams at the world finals who
WINNING TIP: Once you’ve built the basic solution, it also pays off to review the judging criteria for your category to see what you can add to score a few extra points with the judges.
You can register today. Regsitering early ensures you will receive any updates and news about Imagine Cup. The most important deadline you need to know is the deadline to submit your project for Canadian finals.
March 22, 2014 8:00 p.m. ET Deadline to register and submit entries