- Get Your Windows Azure Account: Don’t have one? Get your FREE trial here or activate your MSDN Subscription benefit that includes Windows Azure access.
- Build and Test your Bot: Download the bits and start building a killer bot. Your bot will battle the competition. Check out the Get Started page for walkthroughs and more info. You can enter a simple sample bot, or test your strategic coding skills by building a better bot.
- Play the Game: Enter your bot in the Challenge for your chance to win in the sweepstakes. If you’re bot is one of the top 5 each Friday you’ll also receive a $50 Best Buy Gift Card!
This Challenge starts at 12:01 a.m.. Eastern Time (ET) on November 21, 2011, and ends at 6:00 p.m. ET on December 16, 2011 (“Entry Period”) and will consist of a Sweepstakes period and multiple Contest periods.
The Grand Prize winner will take home $5,000 for a trip to Cancun (or other purchase(s) of your choice). First Prize is an Acer Aspire S3 Laptop – Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $900. Second Prize is a Windows Phone – Approximate Retail Value (ARV $600). Third Prize is an XBOX 360 + Kinect bundle – Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $500.