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Google Code-in

Google Code-in is an annual programming competition hosted by Google's Headquarters located in Mountain View, California.[1]

Google Code-in Logo 2012

History

Originally the program was based off the [3]

Eligibility

Students must be age at least 13 and not older than 17 to participate. In addition, students must upload parental consent forms as well as some sort of document showing attendance at a pre-university institution.[4]

Program

Google partners with certain open source organizations, all of which have had previous experience working with Google in programs like [5]

Prizes

Google Code-in 2013 grand prize award winners

Students who complete one task earn a certificate. Students who complete three tasks earn a T-shirt in addition to the certificate. There is a maximum of one T-shirt and one certificate per student.[6] At the end of the competition, each organization will choose two students as the grand prize award winners and they will visit Google's Mountain View, California, USA headquarters for an awards ceremony, an opportunity to meet with Google engineers, and some sightseeing in San Francisco.[7]

External links

  • https://code.google.com/opensource/gci/2012/index.html

References

  1. ^ "Frequently Asked Questions about Google Code-in". Google. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Google Code-in 2011 Announcement". Google. Retrieved 3 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Google Code-in 2012 Grand Prize Winners... Drumroll Please!". Google Open Source Blog. Google. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Frequently Asked Questions about Google Code-in". Google. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Contest Rules for Google Code-in 2013". Google. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Contest Rules for Google Code-in 2013". Google. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Google Code-in Grand Prize Winners visit Google". Google Open Source Blog. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
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