Announcing Best App a Month Contest – Hartford

Best App a Month

I am pleased to announce a new contest we are running from April to June 2014 that might be of interest to some of you working on your Windows 8  apps. It’s called Microsoft’s Best App a Month Contest or BAM!.

We want to find and showcase cool and innovative apps and games on the Windows 8 platform. Have you created something recently we should know about and have attended one Studio Time that month? Do you have an idea for a cool Windows 8 app or game and you’re just getting started? If so, enter your app / game into the Best App A Month Contest, where you could win a new Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet.

Dell Venue Pro







Things you need to know

Who Can Enter: Legal residents of the US and DC 18 years and older who attends at least one monthly in-person Microsoft app development session in an eligible location.

 How to Enter: Publish an app during one of the Monthly Prize Periods Mar-Jun 2014 and submit your entry via the city-specific web site form.

How to Win: One winner will be chosen from each location each month using the following criteria:

•Use of modern design and features
•Performs as described without crashing
•Originality and uniqueness
•Use of Azure cloud services or storage


Prizes: Each monthly winning developer will receive a Dell Venue Pro Windows 8 Tablet (ARV $299). You can win more than once in each city, but you cannot win in more than one city.

That’s it! What are you waiting for? Jump in and attend an event and build an app!


Terms & Conditions: You can win more than once in each city, but you cannot win in more than one city. This Contest starts at 12:01 A.M. Pacific Time (PT) on April 1, 2014, and ends at 11:59 P.M. PT on June 30, 2014 and will consist of monthly prize periods and participating locations. Please read the terms and conditions for more details.