Coding Contest

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Event Details

What:

Challenge your mind and crush your opponents in this Tank Battle-style coding contest. Test your programming skills, plan your strategy, and, if you’re lucky, make some big money while you’re at it!

When:

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Who:

U of C students in the following programs:

  • First-year Engineering
  • Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering (years 2-4)
  • Computer Science (years 1-4)
  • Grad students (in Computer Science and Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering)

Where:

Schulich School of Engineering, ICT 114/116

Prizes

  • Undergrad prizes: (1st) $2,500, (2nd) $1,250, (3rd) $750
  • Graduate prize: $1,500
  • Plus, over 30 additional draw prizes to be won!

Awards Night & Prizes

Come and have some post-coding contest fun at the Awards Night. In addition to announcing the prizes for the contest winners, there will be some HUGE draw prizes for an Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo 3DS XL!* You can also play a game of foosball, enjoy some free food and drinks, and mingle with fellow contest competitors and Pasonites. During this event, you can learn more about Pason, network with Pason managers, and find out some really cool projects that we work on.

*You must be present at the Awards Night to win the draw prizes.

Registration

Registration is now open. Registration closes at noon, October 31, 2014.

Contest Rules

For a complete list of rules for the contest, click here.

Contest Day Agenda

Here’s the agenda for the contest day, Saturday, November 15, 2014.

Times

Description

8:30 - 9:30 am

Registration

9:30 - 9:50 am

Contest instructions

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bring on the Battle Coding Contest!

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

4:00 - 5:00 pm

Awards Night doors open (food, drinks, and mingling)

5:00 - 5:30 pm

Presentation and awards

5:30 - 7:00 pm

Awards Night continues (more food, drinks, and mingling!)

Questions

If you have questions about the contest, please view our Frequently Asked Questions page. For additional questions about the contest, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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