Microsoft Imagine Cup

The world’s toughest problems will be addressed one solution at a time. But who will lead the change? Compete in the Microsoft Imagine Cup student technology competition and you’ll join thousands of students from around the world who are stepping up to the challenge of global change. It all starts with you.


For Imagine Cup, you can choose from three team competitions — Software Design, Game Design: Xbox/Windows, and Game Design: Phone. If you are already signed up to compete in one of the three competitions, you can increase your chances to share your world-changing ideas by signing up to compete in the Kinect Fun Labs, Windows Metro Style App, Windows Azure or Windows Phone Challenges. We have put together a quick reference guide for all of the competition and challenge round dates and requirements on our website.

Each of the competitions and the team challenges asks you to imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems. Get involved, stand out, and raise your skills.

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