The Ultimate Programming and Design Tournament

Including the first-ever TCO Developer Conference, Celebrity Match, API Mashathon
and the chance to win t-shirts, prizes and up to $25,000 in cash!

November 16 – 19, 2014

Pier 48 near AT&T Park
San Francisco, California


Event Speakers

Gayle Laakman McDowell

Programmer, Founder, Author, Consultant, Speaker

Jim Goetz

Venture Capitalist at Sequoia Capital

Anthony Stevens

Solution Architect for the Watson Ecosystem

Event Sponsors

3D Systems
HP IDOL OnDemand
Sequoia Capital
Two Sigma

What is Topcoder Open?


The Topcoder Open (TCO) is a world-wide programming and design tournament that takes place for an entire year before narrowing down the best of the best for the ultimate showdown live on stage!

Join us at the TCO this year for the first year we offer a number of developer events around this grand tournament. Learn more


Recent Blog Posts

An evening talk with Samatha Ready, Evangelist

Posted by ForceLogic on Monday , October 27th, 2014 at 10:00 pm

The main reason I started competing in topcoder is because of contests. In 2009, (casually), I became a developer, and from that time, I started working with this fast growing platform. In the last 6 years I had the honor to see the platform getting bigger and bigger with new features, powerful tools,…

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TCO14 Rockstars pt. 2

Posted by ForceLogic on Monday , October 20th, 2014 at 3:22 am

You know what? You are the guy that almost destroied my TopCoder dreams! Yes that’s true, I’m talking honestly! After the Cloudspokes experience (in which I felt really comfortable, really high % of wins, considered by someone a rockstar) and after the beautiful TCO13 experience, I finally started competing into TopCoder…and what happens? You were…

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