Meet the Canadian Imagine Cup 2013 Finalists!

Meet the teams who will compete at the Canadian Imagine Cup Finals April 13th, 2013. The winning team at the Canadian finals will represent Canada at the world finals in St Petersburg, Russia!


Imagine Cup Russia

Last week judges played games, explored Kinect projects, and evaluated a variety of entries in Canada’s Imagine Cup. The judges selected Canadian winners in each of three categories. Each winning team will receive Windows 8 Phones courtesy of our sponsor HTC

  • Innovation

  • Games

  • World Citizenship

The winners in each of these categories will present to a panel of distinguished judges who will decide which team will best represent Canada at the Imagine Cup worldwide finals in St Petersburg, Russia this July!

Teams who did not win these individual categories are still entered in the online world finals, so we could see two Canadian teams in Russia!

Let’s meet our finalists!


Congratulations Team YouSave project YouSave from the University of Calgary.

The team: Omar Zaarour, Xiufeng Peng, Alan Chen, Mahmoud Alhajaji

The project: An innovative Windows Phone application that helps you plan your shopping based on your priorities. You can choose whether you want your shopping trip planned to focus on saving time, money, or the environment.




Congratulations Team Green Source project Grumpy Tree from Carleton University

Team members: Harold Mintah, Pawel Raubic, Julie Sisson, Mélanie Bujold

The team created a Windows Phone game called grumpy tree. Mother nature has given up fighting pollution and the animals must complete a series of levels to help restore the earth to its original health.



World Citizenship

Congratulations Team Sano project Sano from University of Calgary

Team members: Omar Zaarour, Omar Addam, Tamer Jarada, Fatemeh Keshavarz

Sano uses a Kinect to help all of us who spend hours and hours sitting at a PC or laptop every day. Sano helps monitor your health and helps you take simple steps to reduce the impact of the long hours spent sitting.


Thank you to all the teams who entered the Canadian Imagine Cup this year! Remember you are automatically entered in the worldwide online finals as well!

Good luck to all the teams in the Canadian and online finals!

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