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Important Dates

Registration Starts
Monday, May 1

Qualification Round
Tuesday, May 23

Round 1
Tuesday, May 30

Round 2
Saturday, June 3

Championship Round
Thursday, June 29
€30,000 in
Cash and Prizes!

1st Prize - €2,500
2nd to 5th - €1,000
6th to 10th - €750
11th to 20th - €500
21st to 50th - €150

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Qualification Round
Round Date and Time* # of Competitors # of Advancers
Qualification Round 11:00 AM, May 23, 2006
11:00 AM, May 24, 2006
All eligible members 500
*NOTE: All times denoted as GMT/UTC.

Online Elimination Rounds
Everyone who advances to the online rounds must log in to the TopCoder Competition Arena no later than ten minutes prior to the start of the round. All start times will be communicated as GMT/UTC. If a coder does not participate, for any reason, in an online round he/she has advanced to, it will be treated as an automatic loss in that round of competition.

Round Date and Time* # of Competitors # of Advancers
Online Round 1 May 30, 2006
7:00 PM
500 250
Online Round 2 June 3, 2006
11:00 AM
250 50
*NOTE: All times listed as GMT/UTC. In the event that an online round must be cancelled for any reason, the round will be held the next possible business day at the same time.

Onsite Championship Round
Up to 50 coders will compete at an onsite Championship Round. Each finalist must be present onsite to compete in the Championship Round.

Round Date and Time* # of Participants
Championship Round June 29, 2006
Time TBD
*NOTE: All times listed in GMT/UTC. The date and time of the Championship Round is subject to change with or without prior notice.

We understand that final exams may occur in May and June for students; however, please note that the online rounds in May and June only last 60-75 minutes.  We hope that the June 29th finals in Dublin, Ireland will fit within your exam schedule.

To find out more detailed information about the Google™ Code Jam Europe, including a list of the prizes, please read the Terms and Conditions.
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