Description of the Algorithm Competition

TopCoder is pleased to offer more exciting twists and turns for this year's Algorithm Competition. We are now introducing auto-qualification for our top rated members (see rules and regulations for more details), 'dart board seeding', and a trip to Las Vegas for the 48 that make it through the online rounds of competition.
  • Registration
    Begins: February 13, 2006 9:00AM EST
    Ends: February 28, 2006 9:00AM EST
    You have 16 days to register so don't forget
  • Qualification Round
    Begins: February 28, 2006 Noon EST
    Ends: March 1, 2006 Noon EST
  • Online Elimination Rounds
    March 4, 2006 - Round 1
    March 8, 2006 - Round 2
    March 15, 2006 - Round 3
    March 22, 2006 - Round 4
  • Onsite Finals
    May 3-5, 2006
    Aladdin Resort and Casino*, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
The competition is free and you must be 18 years or older to be eligible.

New to the 2006 TCO - the TCO Complete Coder Incentive Program!
Learn how you can earn more prize money by participating in both Component and Algorithm competitions.

*Soon to be Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

See the official rules and regulations for full details.