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Important Dates

Registration Starts
Monday, August 14th

Qualification Round
Tuesday, September 5th

Championship Round
Friday, October 27th
$165,000 in
Cash & Prizes!

1st Place - $10,000
2nd - 10th Place - $5,000
11th - 25th Place - $2,500
26th - 50th Place - $1,000
51st - 100th Place - $750
Google™ Code Jam 2006

Want a chance at $165,000? Here's how: Google Code Jam 2006. This competition is a chance for you to use your skills and compete against top programmers from all over the world.

What is the Google Code Jam 2006?

The tournament is a timed contest where all participants compete online to solve the same problems under the same time constraints.

The competition is available in five programming languages - Java, C++, C#, VB.NET and Python.

Learn how to participate by reading the instructions.

When is the competition?

Registration for the Google Code Jam 2006 is open from Monday, August 14, 2006 at 9:00AM EDT (GMT/UTC -4) through Tuesday, September 5, 2006 at 9:00AM EDT (GMT/UTC -4). There is no limit to the number of registrants for the competition, but only the top 1,000 scorers from the Qualification Round will advance to Round 1 of the Code Jam on September 14.

The competitors with the top 500 scores from Round 1 will advance to compete in Round 2.

The competitors with the top 100 scores from Round 2 will be invited to compete for $165,000 in cash and prizes at the onsite Championship Round at the Google Office in New York City, New York, United States.

Date Time* Status
Monday, August 14 9:00 AM Registration Opens
Tuesday, September 5 9:00 AM Registration Closes
Tuesday, September 5 12:00 PM (Noon) Qualification Round begins
Wednesday, September 6 12:00 PM (Noon) Qualification Round ends
Thursday, September 14 10:00 AM Round 1 - 1,000 participants
Tuesday, September 19 10:00 AM Round 2 - 500 participants
Friday, October 27** TBD Championship Round - 100 participants
*All times are denoted as EDT (GMT/UTC -4)
** The Championship Round date is subject to change with or without prior notice.

What can you win?

The top 250 participants in Round 2 will receive a "Google Code Jam 2006" t-shirt. All 100 finalists who compete in the Championship Round will receive prizes as follows:

Competitor(s) Prize*
First Place $10,000
2nd - 10th Place $5,000
11th - 25th Place $2,500
26th - 50th Place $1000
51st - 100th Place $750
* Winners must be present at the onsite round to receive prize.

To find out more detailed information about the Google™ Code Jam 2006, please read the Terms and Conditions.