Whether you're an experienced Windows developer or a newcomer to the platform, there’s an incredible range of prizes to be won - and EVERYONE who enters has a chance to win. As well as prizes for the Ten Best Apps and the overall Grand Prize winner, there are also 28 daily draws, where winners will be randomly chosen to receive some fantastic prizes. All you need to do is register here, either with a live app in the Windows Store or with an app you are building - or even just thinking about building. And as soon as your app is available for download in the Windows Store, you’ll be entered into the draws and competition.

 Here's exactly what you could win:

 -          In the Daily Prize Draw, there are 28 amazing 32GB Windows tablets to be won - that’s one lucky prize winner, each day, for four whole weeks.

-           In the Winter Prize Draw, there’s a Dell Workstation, a Wacom 24 HD Tablet and a 16GB Lytro Camera up for grabs.

-           Each of the Best App Finalists will win a Windows 8 Ultrabook, a Windows tablet and a Nokia Lumia 920 Windows 8 Phone.

-           The Grand Prize winner will also win a Dell Workstation, a Wacom 24 HD Tablet and a 16GB Lytro Camera.

We will make daily checks in the Windows Store for all the apps and publishers registered for the competition and will enter each app from the day it is live. If you want to double check that we have your app entered, please email marsha.jackson@futurenet.com when your app is live and we will confirm your entry

Remember if you opt in to recieve information from Future and Microsoft (below) we'll support you, by sending you even more information about Windows 8 apps publishing apps and the windows store.

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ADDTIONAL General Terms and Conditions

1. ELIGIBILITY: This Competition is open to individuals registered in the Windows Store as a UK developer who are 16 years of age or older at the time of registration. Eligible developers who register for this Competition are referred to throughout these Terms and Conditions as Competitors.

2. TO ENTER: To enter this Competition you must register as a Competitor during the Competition Period as described below.

- To register as a Competitor you must submit your Full Name, Publisher Name, preferred email address (if different from your LiveID), and a phone number through our web site here, during the Competition Period.

-           The Publisher Name must be the Publisher Name associated with the Microsoft Developer Services Account LiveID for the registration to be valid.

-           Once you have registered as a Competitor each Application published in the Windows Store while the Competition is open represents one (1) Valid Entry into the Competition. Existing apps and updates will be counted as a Valid Entry.

-           IMPORTANT: Please note, the date of the Valid Entry will be the date when the Application is published in the Windows Store, not the date when it is submitted. There is a time delay of several days between when you submit an Application and it being published in the Windows Store. Applications submitted may be rejected by the certification process and will consequently require updating and resubmitting before being published. If an Application is rejected Microsoft will inform you via email. A rejected Application is not a Valid Entry and will not be entered into the Competition.

-           To publish an Application in Store and for it to qualify as a Valid Entry, you must have an account.

Incomplete, damaged, defaced or illegible entries may be deemed invalid at the sole discretion of Future Publishing. Valid Entry constitutes full and unconditional acceptance of these

Terms and Conditions and Future reserves the right to disqualify anyone that it deems to be in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Each Valid Entry to this Competition enters you into the following:

-           Daily Prize Draw - detailed Terms and Conditions below

-           Winter Prize Draw - detailed Terms and Conditions below

-           Ten Best Apps/Grand Final Winner - detailed Terms and conditions below

 Daily Prize Draw

The competition is open to individuals registered in the Windows Store as UK developers only. All entries submitted between 26th November and 3.30pm on 24th December 2012 will be eligible for the Daily Prize Draw.

Your entry must be submitted by 3.30pm to be eligible for the following day’s prize draw. You must supply the app publisher’s name and email address when completing the competition entry form to be eligible for any element of this competition. The app publisher’s name and email address will be sent to Microsoft for verification. All competition entrants will be validated by Microsoft to confirm the app is live in the Windows 8 Store before the prize draw takes place. Future Publishing will choose the Daily Prize Draw winner at random based on this validated list.

The winner of each Daily Prize Draw will be announced on this website within two weeks. Entries received on Saturday and Sunday will be submitted for verification on the following Monday.

Entrants can win only one daily prize in total. Entries submitted between 21st and 24th December 2012 will be chosen and notified no later than 14th January 2013.

Winter Prize Draw

The competition is open to individuals registered in the Windows Store as UK developers only. All entries submitted between 26th November and 3.30pm on 24th December 2012 will be eligible for the Winter Prize Draw.

You must supply the app publisher’s name and email address when completing the competition entry form to be eligible for any element of this competition. The app publisher’s name and email address will be sent to Microsoft for verification. All competition entrants will be validated by Microsoft to confirm the app is live in the market before the prize draw takes place.

Future will choose the Winter Prize Draw winner at random based on this validated list. The winner will be drawn during the week of the 14th January 2013 and will be chosen at random from all of the Daily Prize Draw entries received by 3.30pm on the 24th December 2012.

Ten Best Apps/Grand Final Winner

The competition is open to individuals registered in the Windows Store as UK developerss only. All entries submitted up to and including the 16th January will be eligible for the Ten Best Apps competition.

You must supply the app publisher’s name and email address when completing the competition entry form to be eligible for any element of this competition. The app publisher’s name and email address will be sent to Microsoft for verification.

Entries for the Ten Best Apps will be sent to Microsoft for verification. The winner will be announced on this site after the closing date, 16th January, once verification is received from Microsoft. Entries received on Saturday and Sunday will be submitted for verification on the following Monday.

Entrants can win only one prize in the Ten Best Apps competition. All competition entrants will be validated by Microsoft to confirm the app is live in the market before the prize is allocated. All entries will be eligible for the Best App Competition. The closing date for this element of the competition is 16th January 2013.

 

 

This competition is now closed.