Google Global Code Jam 2015 (Google’s Worldwide Online Programming Competition).

Application Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2015

Google Code Jam is a programming competition in which professional and student programmers solve complex algorithmic challenges in a limited amount of time.

The competition began in 2003 as a means to identify top engineering talent for potential employment at Google. The competition consists of a set of algorithmic problems which must be solved in a fixed amount of time. Competitors may use any programming language and development environment to obtain their solutions.

Eligibility Requirements;

Candidates must be:

  • Be 13 years of age or older at the time of registration but must be 18 years of age or older at the time of registration to be eligible for the onsite final round, if not, you are only eligible to win a T-Shirt
  • Must Commit to attending all related organized events as well as the awards ceremony at the end of the contest
    participants must have access to internet, a valid e-mail address and must be able to communicate in English

Schedule

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Ends: Sunday, April 12 at 02:00 UTC
19:00 UTC 33d 7hr Registration
Friday, April 10, 2015 23:00 UTC 27hr Qualification Round
Saturday, April 18, 2015 01:00 UTC 2hr 30min Online Round 1: Sub-Round A
Saturday, May 2, 2015 16:00 UTC 2hr 30min Online Round 1: Sub-Round B
Sunday, May 10, 2015 09:00 UTC 2hr 30min Online Round 1: Sub-Round C
Saturday, May 30, 2015 14:00 UTC 2hr 30min Online Round 2
Saturday, June 13, 2015 14:00 UTC 2hr 30min Online Round 3
Sunday, June 14, 2015 14:00 UTC 3hr Distributed Code Jam Online Round
Friday, August 14, 2015 TBD TBD Onsite Finals
Saturday, August 15, 2015 TBD TBD Distributed Code Jam Onsite Finals

Prizes:

T-Shirts: for top-scoring 1000 contestants from Round 2

Final Round: Cash Prizes

  • First Place: $USD15,000
  • Second Place: $USD2,000
  • Third Place: $USD1,000
  • 4th-26th Place: $USD 100

Benefits:

  • Google will pay for certain expenses related to your travel to and participation in the final round
  • Hotel accommodations will also be provided for participants
  • Google will reimburse the cost of meals up  to $USD30 per day on days you are traveling to and from the contest and up to $USD 60 per day on non-travel days.

 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Google Global Code Jam 2015

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