The Design Competition includes the following tracks: Architecture, Component Design, Conceptualization, Specification, and Testing Scenarios. Competitors will have from July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013 to compete and accumulate points leading up to the Finals, being held the Capital Hilton, Washington D.C., USA November 10 – 14, 2013.  The top three scorers for each period will win this fabulous trip and the top twelve scorers overall will win the cash prizes!

How Does it Work?

First you must be a registered TopCoder member. Register for TopCoder here. Next you must register for the 2013 TopCoder Open here. You may register for the tournament up until June 30, 2013 at 9:00 UTC -4.

Learn how to compete in Architecture competitions here.

Learn how to compete in Component Design competitions here.

Learn how to compete in Testing Scenarios competitions here.

Learn how to compete in Conceptualization competitions here.

Learn how to compete in Specification competitions here.

The Competition Details

  • When is the competition? See the schedule.
  • It is important for you to read the official rules and regulations for important details. Also, you must read through the specific rules for the Design Competition.
  • The competition is free but you must be a member who is 18 years or older, as well as meet all eligibility criteria, in order to participate.