The Rock Paper Azure Challenge is Back

Do you remember how to play the childhood game, Rock, Paper, Scissors? Are you a Windows Azure developer in the US?  If so, then be sure to take the Rock, Paper, Azure Challenge  for your chance at prizes and bragging rights.  In this online game, based on Rock Paper Scissors, developers code their own player “Bot”, host it on Windows Azure, and battle other competitors for weekly prizes. Here’s how it works:

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.

Read the official rules and FAQ to learn more and get started!