2005 TopCoder Collegiate Challenge - Overview
Welcome to the official site of the 2005 TopCoder® Collegiate Challenge, Sponsored by Yahoo!® - a battle of some of the world's top international collegiate coders along two exciting competitive tracks. Software components will be crafted and implemented. Algorithmic problems of astounding difficulty will be solved. $150,000 will be awarded over the course of 10 weeks.
HERE ARE THE FACTS...
All registered TopCoder members over the age of 18 who are matriculated full time at an accredited college or university
Component Design Competition
Component Development Competition
Santa Clara Marriott in Santa Clara, CA
Registration opens December 20, 2004
Component Development Competition starts January 4, 2005
Component Design Competition starts January 6, 2005
Algorithm Competition starts January 11, 2005
$90,000 for Component Design & Development competitors
$60,000 for Algorithm competitors
See the official Algorithm
rules and regulations for full details.