The Microsoft Imagine Cup, the world’s premier student technology competition. In ten years, the Imagine Cup has grown to be a truly global competition focused on finding solutions to real-world problems. Since 2003, over 1.4 million students have participated in the Imagine Cup with 358,000 students representing 183 countries and regions registering for the Imagine Cup 2011 competition. The Imagine Cup 2013 competition is your chance to: - Solve tough problems facing the world today, and maybe even turn your ideas into a business. - Learn new technological skills. - Test yourself against the brightest students around the world. - Make new friends. - Win cash, grants, and prizes – plus, a chance for a free trip to Saint Petersburg, Russia, in July 2013 to compete at the Imagine Cup 2013 Worldwide Finals!