Imagine Cup 2014: Canada

Last year, Canada World Finalist Team Sano, from University of Calgary, competed in the World Citizenship Competition and won the KFC Innovation Award. They received $10,000 and a development deal.

Welcome to Imagine Cup 2014: Canada

This is where to find the information you need about competing for the 2014 Imagine Cup. The major competition categories for 2014 are Games, Innovation and World Citizenship. You’ll find additional information on this page in the months ahead, so be sure and come back often.

Register here to enter your team in one of the above categories. You can find more detailed instructions on our Get Started page – how to create your account, register your team, sign up for the contests and more.

This year, our proud national sponsor Intel will award each member of the three winning Canadian teams with one of the latest 2-in-1 touch-enabled PCs. In the past 10 years, Intel and the Intel Foundation have invested more than $1 billion, and Intel employees have donated close to 3 million volunteer hours, toward improving education in more than 60 countries.

Also, Canada’s top teams will be travelling to Microsoft headquarters in Seattle, Washington for the Imagine Cup World Finals, to compete for the coveted Imagine Cup trophy and $50,000 grand prize! Last year, University of Calgary’s Team Sano developed an interactive system to track and monitor people’s health indicators while they used computers. Team Sano advanced to the World Citizenship Competition, where they won the KFC Innovation Award, $10,000 and a development deal to produce their project for use in Russia.

Amazing ideas and innovations come from students just like you. Now it’s your turn.


October 10, 2013 8:00 a.m. GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)
Canadian Competition opens for registration

March 22, 2014 8:00 p.m. ET
Deadline to register and submit entries.

March 22-March 29, 2014
Judging period.

April 1, 2014 8:00 p.m. GMT
Notification of Finalists.

April 8, 2014 8:00 p.m. GMT
Notification of winner for Canada National Finals and opening of submissions for Worldwide Semifinals.

April 30, 2014 8:00 p.m. GMT
Final deadline for submitting updates or newer versions of presentation materials already submitted for finals.

Register now and get started!


Each category will require teams to submit:

Imagine Cup Official Rules - Canada (EN)
Concours Imagine Cup Règlements Officiels - Canada (FR)