The goal is to encourage innovation and push the barrier as to what HTML5 and related technologies can create.
The contest is split between 3 main categories: Games, Music, and Innovation. To help get you started, Microsoft is even providing assets, recommending resources, and referring to various code samples.
As a side note, I am honored to be one of the judges for this contest alongside some extremely talented leaders in this field:
To encourage participation there are over $40,000 worth in prizes that will be given away with the Grand Prize winner receiving $9,000 in cash and a trip to the Future of Web Apps Converence in Las Vegas.
The following are the rules of the competitions. You can find more details on their website.
So, what are you waiting for? Shoot for the stars and start developing the next innovation on the web! You have until May 8, 2011 to submit your web application to be included in the content. Sign up today!