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Join Microsoft Skill challenge to earn one free ceritification voucher

Complete one challenge and earn a free Microsoft Certification exam

There are 12 challenges available to choose from, select one that’s right for you.

Once you complete that challenge you will earn a free Microsoft Certification exam that can be applied to your choice from a select list of options.

The challenge begins on November 2, 2021 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00) and ends on November 30, 2021 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00).

Make sure all modules in your challenge are complete before time runs out.

If you complete your challenge before it ends, one Microsoft Certification exam will be associated with your Learn profile on December 7, 2021. You will be notified via email when it becomes available.

To see the full list of eligible exams please refer to the official rules page for more details.

Have questions? Find answers in the challenge FAQs.

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Terms and conditions Challenge details

The Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge – November 2021 starts at November 2, 2021 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00) and ends on November 30, 2021 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00).

You are required to provide an email address during registration for the Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge – November 2021.

You will be contacted via the email address you provide with the free certification details.

By completing one challenge within the Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge – November 2021, eligible individuals are entitled to one free Microsoft Certification exam.

Offer details

You can only claim one offer per person, regardless of the number of challenges you complete.

Prior to redeeming your free certification exam, government employees must check with their employers to ensure their participation is permitted, and in accordance with, applicable policies and laws.

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. Eligible exams include:

MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams

MS-720: Microsoft Teams Voice Engineer

MD-100: Windows 10

MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops

MB-210: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales

PL-400: Microsoft Power Platform Developer

AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

DP-300: Administering Relational Databases on Microsoft Azure

AZ-800: Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure

AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

MB-330: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management

SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst

SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator

SC-400: Microsoft Information Protection Administrator

This exam offer redemption window starts December 7, 2021 and expires on March 15, 2022.

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.

Void in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Russia, Syria, Region of Crimea, and where prohibited.

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When does the challenge start?

Registration will go live on November 2nd, 2021 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00).

You can register to receive an email notification when the challenge goes live by completing the form here.

Come back to this page to see the available challenges and sign up.

How does the challenge work?


The challenge starts on November 2, 2021 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00) and ends on November 30, 2021 at 4:00 PM UTC (16:00).

There will be 12 challenges available to choose from—select the one challenge that’s right for you.

Each challenge is based on a collection of Microsoft Learn modules. If you complete your challenge before it ends, one free Microsoft Certification exam will be associated with your Learn profile on December 7, 2021. You will be notified via email when it becomes available.

To see the full list of eligible exams please refer to the official rules page for more details.

Still have questions?


See the contest official rules page for more details.

Contact the Cloud Skills Challenge support team: CloudSkillsHelp@Microsoft.com.