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Early Registration for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2013 Student Tech Competition in Russia Ending
On Friday December 15, 2012, early registration for the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2013 student tech competition in Russia will come to a close. Friday will be the final day for students to preregister with referral code IC13 and their .edu email address.
To register, students should visit http://www.imaginecup.com/
“This is something students aren’t going to want to delay on,” said Marc Sorel, college marketing industry specialist. “You see it happen all of the time with these college-student geared promotions where students say they’ll get to it tomorrow, and then they end up missing out on a great opportunity because something comes up and they never act.”
Groups of no more than 4 students and up to one professor mentor can enter the competition. Entry categories include: 1) World Citizenship, in which students must make an app that could change someone’s life 2) Games, in which students are challenged to create the next great video game, and 3) Innovation, in which student must transform an existing infrastructure, such as online shopping, social media, etc..
Rachel Noah, college marketing specialist from the Boston area, said: “Any students with an understanding of programing will be able to find some aspect of this competition that entices them. If gaming isn’t their thing, then the innovation category or world citizenship category might catch their attention, or vice versa.”
The competition has gotten particular attention this year, as the cash prizes offered are larger than in any previous year. All said and done, Microsoft is poised to pay out near one-hundred-
To find out more about the competition and to register for Microsoft’s 2013 Imagine Cup, students should visit http://www.imaginecup.com/