Google Highly Open Participation Contest

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The Google Highly Open Participation Contest was a contest run by Google during 2007-2008 aimed at high school students. The contest was designed to encourage high school students to participate in open source projects.[1] It was succeeded by Google Code-in.

One of the t-shirts offered as prizes by Google

Eligibility[edit]

The contest was open to students thirteen years of age or older who were then currently enrolled in high school (or equivalent pre-university or secondary school program).

Prizes[edit]

Prizes offered by Google included a contest t-shirt and a participation certificate for completing at least one task and US$100 for every three tasks completed to a maximum of US$500. There was a grand prize of a trip to the Google headquarters for an award ceremony. Each participating open source project selected one contestant to receive the grand prize.

Winners[edit]

Grand prize winners:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Google Highly Open Participation Contest - Google Code
  2. ^ https://code.google.com/intl/pl-PL/opensource/ghop/2007-8/grandprize.html