Do note that this is only for residents of USA. The challenge starts on 31st of January when Official rules are announced. The task is to create a cutting edge appliation in 30 days. 4 winners will get a HDTV and Xbox 360 with Xbox Kinect. Below is the statement from Microsoft:
With great devices hitting the market and the broadly acclaimed user interface based on Metro design principles, Windows Phone is setting the new cool for mobile computing. Take advantage of the excitement and create a cutting edge application - fast. Really fast. 30 days fast.Community facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/MicrosoftUserCommunity?sk=app_346240332053750
There will be an opportunity to register for App Hub for free* in week 2 of the challenge. Plus, there’s a pretty sweet prize for 4 winners* - a state-of-the-art entertainment package complete with a 3D TV and the ultimate gaming experience with Xbox Kinect.
Are you in? Sign up today to join the challenge beginning January 31.
Community twitter handle: http://twitter.com/#!/UserCommunity
You can sign up here (30 to Launch program) if you are interested in this challenge and to get access to latest tools and resources to help you develop rich Windows Phone appliations.