All participants of Microsoft Ignite who complete at least one collection in the Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge are eligible for a free certification exam, to help you continue skilling up and prove your technical expertise to employers and peers.

Participate in the Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge to earn a free Microsoft Certification exam and a chance to win prizes! Choose up to six different challenges to complete on Microsoft Learn. After you’ve completed your first challenge, you’ll earn a free Microsoft Certification exam. For each challenge you complete, you’ll earn five entries into a sweepstakes. One grand prize winner will receive a chance to meet with a Microsoft leader and invite up to four friends.

All you will have to do is register and complete one of the challenges.

The free certification exam is available for redemption starting October 12, 2020 and is valid until March 31, 2021. If you do not schedule and take your eligible exam within that timeframe, you will not be able to redeem your offer.



Sweepstakes

Each challenge you register for and complete will earn you entries into a sweepstakes, where winners will be randomly selected.


One grand prize winner will receive a chance to meet with a Microsoft leader and invite up to four friends.

One hundred first prize winners will receive an opportunity to select 1 of 4 virtual experiences with a select group of Microsoft personalities from Microsoft Ignite. The experience times and personalities will be predetermined and each is limited to 25 attendees, managed on a first come, first served basis.

After the challenge has closed October 6, 2020 at 11:59PM PDT, the random sweepstakes drawing will be completed and winners will be contact directly by Microsoft with details about claiming their prize. The list of sweepstakes winner will appear on this page on October 14, 2020 at 12:00AM PDT.


Eligible exams

Eligible exams include all Microsoft fundamentals, role-based, and specialty certification exams. The eligible exams are listed below.

By ProductExams
AzureAI-100: Designing and Implementing an Azure AI Solution
AI-900: Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals
AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator
AZ-120: Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads
AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure
AZ-220: Microsoft Azure IoT Developer
AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design
AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions
AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies
AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI
DP-100: Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure
DP-200: Implementing an Azure Data Solution
DP-201: Designing an Azure Data Solution
DP-300: Administering Relational Databases on Microsoft Azure
DP-900: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals
Dynamics 365 and Power PlatformMB-200: Microsoft Power Platform + Dynamics 365 Core
MB-210: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales
MB-220: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing
MB-230: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Service
MB-240: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Field Service
MB-300: Microsoft Dynamics 365: Core Finance and Operations
MB-310: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance
MB-320: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing
MB-330: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management
MB-400: Microsoft Power Apps + Dynamics 365 Developer
MB-500: Microsoft Dynamics 365: Finance and Operations Apps Developer
MB-600: Microsoft Dynamics 365 + Power Platform Solution Architect
MB-700: Microsoft Dynamics 365: Finance and Operations Apps Solution Architect
MB-901: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fundamentals
PL-100: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker
PL-900: Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals
Microsoft 365MD-100: Windows 10
MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops
MS-100: Microsoft 365 Identity and Services
MS-101: Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security
MS-203: Microsoft 365 Messaging
MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration
MS-600: Building Applications and Solutions with Microsoft 365 Core Services
MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams
MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

Terms and conditions

  • This exam offer is available to eligible individuals who attend Microsoft Ignite and complete one collection in the Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge.
  • This exam offer may be redeemed to take one (1) Microsoft Certification exam, delivered at an authorized Pearson Vue testing center or through a Pearson Vue online proctoring site.
  • This exam offer is exam-specific and only redeemable for select Microsoft exams.
  • This exam offer redemption window starts October 12, 2020 and expires on March 31, 2021.
  • This exam offer expiration date cannot be extended under any circumstances.
  • This exam offer may only be redeemed once.
  • This exam offer may not be redeemed or exchanged for cash, credit or refund.
  • This exam offer is nontransferable and is void if you alter, revise or transfer it in any way.

Happy testing,

@deltadan


Microsoft MVP

Dan Patrick is the Chief Infrastructure Architect for Solliance and a 15 year veteran at Microsoft. He has an extensive background in IT Infrastructure and Operations. Dan has both architected and lead teams building and supporting some of the largest service providers in North America with as many 15,000 Windows Servers and 120 million endpoints. Dan has worked with Azure IaaS solutions extensively since 2012. He has a passion for Virtualization with deep experience leveraging Hyper-V, Vmware, and Citrix. He is also a Clustering specialist focusing on large host clusters and SQL Always On Availability Groups. Recently Dan, authored the Networking, Azure Active Directory and Containers portion of the 70-533 Exam Reference for Microsoft Press. You can follow him on Twitter @deltadan