FACEBOOK HACKER CUP


The Facebook Hacker Cup is an annual worldwide programming competition where hackers compete against each other for fame, fortune, glory and a shot at the coveted Hacker Cup.
OPPORTUNITY CATEGORIES
Engineering & Technology
STUDENTS WHO CAN PARTICIPATE
All Degrees
ABOUT THE CONTEST
All registered competitors will be presented with three problems. Each problem will consist of one input file. Competitors can log in to the competition website and attempt to solve the 3 problems anytime during the 72-hour period of the Qualification Round. Only competitors who correctly solve at least 1 problem will advance to Online Round 1.
PRIZES
The top 25 scoring contestants from Online Round 2 will be flown out to Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, California, USA to compete in the Finals. The onsite finals will happen on Friday, March 11, 2011. Travel and accommodation will be covered by Facebook.
The finalists will be competing for:
1st place: $5,000 USD
2nd place: $2,000 USD
3rd place: $1,000 USD
4th – 25th place: $100 USD

The top 300 scoring contestants in Online Round 2 will get a Hacker Cup t-shirt. A cash prize of equivalent value may be given where required by law, or at Facebook’s discretion. Any duties and taxes (if applicable) are the sole responsibility of the recipients.
FOR MORE DETAILS
Please check the website
http://www.facebook.com

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