First published on MSDN on Nov 03, 2015
The judges have watched all the videos, reviewed the judging criteria, and made their decision. We're pleased to announce the winners and honorable mentions for the 2016 Imagine Cup Big Idea: Pitch Challenge! The competition was extremely fierce this year, with many high-quality pitch videos submitted in all three categories. In some cases, the scoring was almost too close to call.



2016 Big Idea: Pitch Winners


Games: Digital Interactive Games , South Africa



Innovation: Octave , France



World Citizenship: Green Tech , Sri Lanka




Congratulations to all three winning teams, who will each receive the $3000 prize. And congratulations to our honorable mention teams, each of whom also submitted an excellent pitch video, and will receive a certificate of achievement for their efforts!

In the Games category, our Honorable Mention teams are:

In the Innovation category, our Honorable Mention teams are:

In the World Citizenship category, our Honorable Mention teams are:

Judging for Big Idea: Plan is just about to get started, and we hope to see some of the same names in those awards! And if you're still wondering if you should participate, Big Idea: Design is coming up fast, so take a look at the rules and get your entry ready!