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Competition Overview

Please note that this event is being run for a TopCoder customer. By winning a prize in this event you agree to transfer ownership of your submission to TopCoder.

This is a summary with highlights of the challenge details. Please make sure to read all of the rules carefully before competing.

You must be eligible to compete in the match as defined in the rules.

This Marathon Match is a money match that has a $7,000 prize purse! The top four highest scorers will receive prizes with the first place winner receiving $3,500!

In TopCoder Marathon Match events, the system will be testing submissions for optimization according to the scoring criteria outlined in the problem statement that is associated with this event. Each event may have a different scoring mechanism. Competitors will have to understand the scoring mechanism in order to effectively compete. Participants may submit code written in one of the following languages: Java, C++, C#.NET, VB.NET, or Python.

Once the submission phase of a Marathon Match has ended, final testing will run and may take several days to complete. Upon completion of final testing, the final results will become available in the Marathon Match Archive on the web site. Competitors will be able to see the test case details, other competitors' submissions, and all final results. For rated events, the ratings will be adjusted once results are final.

For more details on the Marathon Match format, click here

Prizes

The prize purse for this challenge is 7,000 USD! The 4 highest scorers in this round will receive compensation for their submissions as follows:

1st$3,500
2nd$2,000
3rd$1,000
3rd$500

Timeline
Registration & Submission
Opens: 02.14.2014
13:00 EST
Closes: 02.24.2014
13:00 EST

Rules & Regulations