The Topcoder Open (TCO) is the ultimate programming and design tournament.

Topcoder Community members compete throughout the year — both online as well as at regional events hosted around the world — for a spot atop the leaderboard and a chance to compete against the best of the best live on stage a the TCO Finals.

Dating back to 2001, Topcoder tournaments have paved the way for geeks of all kinds. Champions and finalists of Topcoder tournaments enjoy many perks including meeting presidents, starting big businesses, having their own wiki page, and becoming millionaires, not to mention working their dream job at top tech companies around the world.

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TCO Regionals
TCO regional events are hosted in multiple cities around the world every year — from Beijing, Bangalore, and Buenos Aires to Austin and Pittsburgh. Regionals provide Topcoder Community members an opportunity to hone their skills, network with local peers and sponsors, and build towards a trip to the TCO Finals.
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TCO Finals
Every year, our top community members descend on a different city in the U.S. for three days of live design, development, and data science competitions. TCO finalists receive an all-expenses paid trip to meet fellow members in person, network with TCO sponsors, and compete for a coveted TCO championship.
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Innovation Summit
The Innovation Summit brings together business and thought leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs from across the country to share insights and strategies. Panelists and keynote speakers present on topics such as digital transformation, emerging technologies, and succeeding in the gig economy.

TCO Sponsorship Opportunities

TCO sponsorships give organizations a unique opportunity to showcase their crowdsourcing thought leadership, boost adoption of their technologies, and attract the world’s top technical talent. Sponsorships are available for regional TCO events, the TCO Finals, and the Innovation Summit.

Up Your Geek Cred
TCO sponsors generate greater interest and loyalty amongst Topcoder Community members — and often see an uptick in top members working on their projects.
Boost Technology Adoption
TCO sponsorships can help you boost awareness and adoption of your APIs and technologies amongst Topcoder's global community of designers and developers.
Recruit Top Talent
TCO sponsors gain exclusive recruiting access to the Topcoder Community. Many TCO finalists and champions have gone on to pursue their dream jobs with TCO sponsors.
Thought Leadership
TCO sponsorships include many opportunities to showcase your crowdsourcing thought leadership to your customers, peers, the media, and the Topcoder Community.
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Hosting Topcoder was a big win for Buffalo and the BNMC as it allowed us to showcase our community to some of the top technology talent in the world and bridge the connection between technology and the medical field. Topcoder moves us one step closer to aligning current technical capabilities and our educational networks with our vision of building an ecosystem that grows and fosters technological and economic development.