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About

Azure Blogathon

Welcome to the Microsoft Azure Blogathon. Get ready to join a community of Azure developer bloggers by participating in this unique contest that aims to create an ecosystem of learning and sharing valuable insights experienced by developers while building solutions on Microsoft Azure.

There is no doubt that your stories can help developers across the globe to scale in building Cloud Computing solutions, so be prepared to make a huge difference in the developer community.

There is a lot to achieve throughout the duration of this contest, as winners will be rewarded with prizes that include Microsoft Surface Pro X, cash rewards, and much more!

Do note that a selected few winning blogs will get an exclusive feature on the official Microsoft Azure website, giving them global reach and recognition.

So get ready to experiment with your blogging skills and share your experiences with us to win exciting rewards.

Register Now

Incentive

Incentive program

What's in it for you?

Become a passionate Tech Expert and Community Leader

Feature on the official Microsoft Azure website and gain global recognition

Meet Microsoft Industry leaders and Azure Developer Community leaders

Become part of
the Jury panel

Connect with like-minded people and build your network

Become an inspiration and mentor to developers round the globe

Prizes and Rewards

Winnings are big at the Microsoft Azure Blogathon. Here are all the things that you can win during each of the four quarters:

The top 3 winners will get a Surface Pro X

The next 25 best blog submissions will each receive an online voucher worth
INR 2000

The first 50 bloggers will receive special t-shirts

The writer of every valid blog entry will receive an Azure Certification Exam voucher.

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Theme

Theme & Topics

Pick your topic

Your blogs must be in-depth technical content preferably containing examples, technical details and useful & working source code. Your blog must cover relevant scenarios and use cases on the Microsoft Azure platform from one of these topics.

Explore Blog Samples

Our theme for Phase 2 is “Technologies” which include Azure focused IoT, Kubernetes and Serverless.

Check out our Blogger’s Guide for guidance on how to write high quality blogs.

Blog it out!

Process

Process

Participate Now

The process of participating in the Microsoft Azure Blogathon is fairly simple. Just follow the step-by-step guide mentioned below:
  • 01
    Register
    for the
    Blogathon
  • 02
    Select a programming language of your choice
  • 03
    Convert your experiences into words
  • 04
    Submit your blog

Dates

Dates

Timeline for Phase 2

Terms and Conditions

One participant is eligible to make ONE blog submission only. More than one blog submission will be disqualified.

The participant/winner/content shall be disqualified:

  • • if the submission is after 17th January 2022.
  • • if substantial or full content of the submission is a re-publication of content written earlier.
  • • if any or significant parts of the content is plagiarised.
  • • if the same submission is made under multiple categories or if the content does not fall under any of the categories covered in this contest.

Microsoft Azure reserves the right to change the prize details without notice.

The prizes are subject to availability with transport/courier services available and allowed.

Unless otherwise stated, all taxes, insurance, fees and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner; any applicable Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) or other applicable statutory charges will be applied on the prizes as per the prevailing laws in India.

Prizes are non-transferable and will only be awarded to the winner.

The winners will be contacted directly by email or phone.

In case of any disputes on the selection of the winners or on the submitted content of the developer blog, the decision by Microsoft Azure and the review panel shall be considered absolute; no further correspondence shall be considered in that regard.

You give Microsoft permission to publish and share the content on the Microsoft online resources, newsletters, social media and other platforms (you will still own all the rights to your submission).