Canadian teams execute amazingly well at the World finals--the team from the University of Calgary on stage at the 2013 worlds winning $10,000. Take this opportunity to get involved for 2014!
Register Now for Imagine Cup Canada 2014 Microsoft’s premier student technology competition‚ Imagine Cup‚ returns for its 12th year with three big competitions: Games‚ Innovation and World Citizenship. This year‚ you could win a trip to compete in Seattle‚ Washington‚ U.S.A.‚ the home of Microsoft for the coveted Imagine Cup trophy and $50‚000. Get your team together‚ learn about the competitions‚ and register now!
Amazing ideas and innovations come from students just like yours. Help them bring their ideas to life. Imagine Cup 2014 invites students around the world to use creativity and passion to create applications‚ games and integrated solutions that can change the way people live‚ work and play. Every student team needs a mentor – someone to inspire them and help them make their idea a game–changer. That’s where you come in. You can help students apply what they’ve learned in the classroom to succeed in building something great.
This year‚ our proud national sponsor Intel will award each member of the three winning Canadian teams with one of the latest 2–in–1 touch–enabled PCs. In the past 10 years‚ Intel and the Intel Foundation have invested more than $1 billion‚ and Intel employees have donated close to 3 million volunteer hours‚ toward improving education in more than 60 countries.
One of the 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. Wonder if a Canadian team can make a splash? Just ask Team Sano from the University of Calgary. At the Imagine Cup 2013 Worldwide Finals‚ they took home the KFC Russia award. Their project will be featured at the Kentucky Fried Chicken flagship store in Moscow and they received a $10‚000 cash prize. This year’s major competitions Games Great games come from anywhere‚ and people play them everywhere. If they build one‚ your students could win big! Innovation We’re looking to see what amazing things you can do with Microsoft technology. World Citizenship This category asks what you can do to make the world a better place through technology. They can get the tools they need for free with DreamSpark! Did you know that students can access a library of professional–level Microsoft software and development tools for free? Learn more about DreamSpark. As a faculty member‚ you can be involved‚ too!
· Encourage your students to participate by sending them the attached e–mail
· Help students form teams and register for Imagine Cup
· Integrate Imagine Cup themes/categories into your project–based curriculum
· Register as an Imagine Cup Mentor
So‚ are your students are ready to rock the world? Tell them to get their teams together‚ learn about the competitions and register now.