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Happy Halloween! Carve it up…

Posted by jwlms on October 29, 2008 at 8:28 am

In the spirit of creativity, we encourage all Studio members to branch into new mediums and new skills — such as pumpkin carving! If you have a Studio-inspired pumpkin you’d like to share with everyone, email it to studioadmin@topcoder.com and we’ll post it here in the blog! Reproduce a design you’ve entered in a Studio …
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September Studio Cup Winner

Posted by jwlms on October 29, 2008 at 7:53 am

Congratulations goes to bohuss, the winner of the September Studio Cup! A total prize pool of $12,970 was distributed between twenty-eight Studio competitors this month! bohuss wins a total of $3,829.45 plus a guaranteed trip to the 2009 TopCoder Open held in Las Vegas, NV. JGeeks, our August Studio cup winner, takes second place with …
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Recent Winners

Posted by jwlms on October 28, 2008 at 11:35 am

Earn Bonuses by Referring Friends!

Posted by jwlms on October 28, 2008 at 8:05 am

Refer friends to Studio and you can receive a bonus every time your friend wins for the first year of their membership! TopCoder will pay a referral commission equal to 10% of any amount earned or won by a referred member in Studio design competitions and other competitions within TopCoder. So what are you waiting …
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Studio Experimenting with Mini-Tournament Format

Posted by denis on October 10, 2008 at 6:13 pm

The TC Direct Cockpit Storyboard Mini-Tournament is now open on Studio. This one is exciting for us, not only because we’re looking for a great new design for the TopCoder Direct Cockpit – but because we think this format gives you more chances to win money and the ability to receive customer feedback during the …
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Recent Winners

Posted by jwlms on October 5, 2008 at 12:58 pm

August Studio Cup Winner

Posted by jwlms on October 2, 2008 at 8:44 am

Congratulations goes to JGeeks, the winner of the August Studio Cup! Twenty-five Studio competitors earned prizes in the month of August, with a total prize pool of $8,178 to be distributed! JGeeks wins a total of $2,659.91 plus a guaranteed trip to the 2009 TopCoder Open held in Las Vegas, NV. This was a close …
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New Studio Cup Points Model

Posted by jwlms on October 1, 2008 at 10:54 am

Starting October 1st, you may notice a drop in Studio Cup points assigned to the contests. The previous model assigned Cup points based on the contest type in an effort to balance the points between more difficult prototypes/widget builds and simpler competitions such as icon design. However, with the introduction of TopCoder Direct, we are …
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