List of programming contests

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List of programming/development contests[edit]

Contests focusing on open source technologies[edit]

  • List may be incomplete
Contest Name Main Sponsor Description Running Since Usual Time Next Application Cycle Status
Multi-Agent Programming Contest Clausthal University of Technology in conjunction with agent-oriented workshops Annual international programming competition to stimulate research in the area of multi-agent system development and programming. 2005 Sept Sept 2011 Active
Google Summer of Code Google Inc. An annual program in which Google awards stipends to hundreds of students who successfully complete a requested free software / open-source coding project during the summer. 2005 Mar-Aug Mar 23- Apr 3 Active
Ruby Summer of Code Engine Yard Ruby Summer of Code is a student internship program, modeled after Google’s Summer of Code, designed to help fund student development of Ruby coding projects. 2010 Mar-Aug Mar 23- Apr 3 Inactive
Fedora Summer Coding program FedoraProject The Fedora Summer Coding program connects students, mentors, sub-projects, and sponsors to provide coding opportunities as summer jobs 2005 June-Sept May Inactive
Google Highly Open Participation Contest Google Inc. A contest run by Google in 2007-8 aimed at high school students. The contest is designed to encourage high school students to participate in open source projects 2007 Nov-Feb Unknown Unknown
Halite AI Challenge Two Sigma A programming competition run by Two Sigma in 2016-17 aimed at coding enthusiasts. The contest is designed to promote programming, creativity and healthy competition 2016 Nov-Feb Unknown Active
200,000$ OpenWRT firmware/UI challenge Ubiquiti. Come up with "the most impressive User Interface/Firmware for Ubiquiti's newly released open-source embedded wireless platform, the RouterStation. 2008 Dec 08-Aug 09 - -
Eirrcon Application Awards Ericsson Sustainable, Social, Fun apps. 2010 Nov 09-Jun 10 - -