Test for Success Challenge Series

Welcome to the Test for Success Challenge Series! Each week we will be launching a challenge with around 196 regression test cases, which need to be executed on Android, iOS, and Web Browsers within 24 hours.

You read that correctly, there is no coding or designing needed in these challenges. All you need in order to qualify is to have the correct device and have good attention to detail when reading the challenge spec. Upon completion of each test case, your prize per case will range from $25-$150. Plus these challenges have TCO points too!

This series of challenges are going to be great for our new developers and lurkers out there who want to begin to get their feet wet in the Topcoder Community!

A great opportunity to get engaged with Topcoder this year!


In order to compete in these challenges, you will need to have at least one of these devices with the minimum OS version installed.

iOS Devices

iPhone 7 (10.3.2)
iPhone 6s+ (10.3.2)  
iPhone 5s (10.3.2)
iPhone 6 (10.2.1)
iPad Air (10.3.1)
iPad Air 2 (10.3.2)
iPad Pro 9.3 (10.3.2)
iPad Pro 12.9 (10.3.1)
iPad Mini 4 (10.2)

Android Devices

Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo (4.4.4)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (7.0.1)
LG Flex 2 (5.1.1)
Samsung Galaxy Tab (6.0.1)
Sony Xperia (6)
Nexus 6P (7.1.1)
Moto G, 4th Gen (7.0.1)
One Plus 3T (7.0.1)
Huawei Honor 6x (6.0.1)
Nexus (7.1.1)
Pixel XL (7.1.2)

Challenges typically start at 00:30 UTC -5 and run for 24 hours.

Challenge Dates

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - Challenge 42 - Exploratory Test Pass(Shifts Only) - COMPLETED
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - Challenge 43 - Regression Test Pass(StaffHub+ Shifts) - COMPLETED
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - Challenge 44 - Exploratory Test Pass(Shifts Only) - COMPLETED
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - Challenge 45 - Regression Test Pass(StaffHub+ Shifts)
Saturday, November 1, 2019 - Challenge 46 - Exploratory
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - Challenge 43 - Regression
Saturday, November 15, 2019 - Challenge 44 - Exploratory
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - Challenge 45 - Regression
Saturday, November 29, 2019 - Challenge 45 - Regression

Remember to read the challenge info carefully! Information can change from week-to-week.

Need a little push in the right direction? Visit our Test For Success How To Compete page for more information.

Still have questions? Ask in the forum.

Test For Success Leaderboard

Congratulations to all those that have participated in Test For Success Challenges!


Member Quotes


Working on the Test For Success Challenge series has been a great learning experience. Test For Success has helped me to bridge the gap between classroom/online theory and practice. The feedback I received helped to improve my understanding and knowledge of the test process. This series is ideal for someone who wants to learn/explore software testing or to improve their software development skills. This series will allow you to earn as you learn! My advice is to relax and have fun. Learn more about the app by playing around with it as if you are the end-user. Lastly, don’t be afraid to ask questions.


There are a lot of test cases to be executed. The prize for executing each test case is big and the test cases are well defined, which are easy to follow! All that the tester needs to do is to record videos, capture logs/screenshots on different platforms. Pretty straightforward!


Frequently Asked Questions

Still have some questions about how to continue with these challenges? No problem, many others probably had the same question as you do.

How Do I Install An APK File To My Android Device?

Good thing you asked! We have step-by-step instruction on how to accomplish this right here.

How Do I Get Started?

Great question! We have set up this page for you to get up and running as fast as you can say "I'm testing so successfully".