Deadline: February 25, 2019 00:00 (CET)
Eligibility: Participants must compete in a group of two, three, or four members at least 16 years of age at the time of registration. The Contest is void in Crimea, North Korea, Quebec, Syria, and where prohibited by law
Google Hash Code Competition 2019
Think you could optimize the layout of a Google Data Center? How about scheduling a fleet of drones to make deliveries around the world? Tackle an engineering problem from Google during Hash Code, team programming competition.
Are you up for the challenge?
Hash Code is a team programming competition, organized by Google, for students and professionals around the world. You pick your team and programming language and Google picks an engineering problem for you to solve.
This year’s contest kicks off with an Online Qualification Round, where your team can compete from wherever you’d like, including from one of our Hash Code hubs. Top teams will then be invited to a Google office for the Final Round.
Google’s team-based programming competition, Hash Code, allows you to share your skills and connect with other coders as you work together to solve a problem modelled off a real Google engineering challenge!
In small teams of two to four, coders all over the world will tackle the first problem through an Online Qualification Round.
Though this round is hosted online, teams can come together to compete side-by-side in locally coordinated Hash Code hubs. The top teams from this round are invited to join us at an international Google office for our annual Hash Code Final Round.
How it works
Once you’ve registered for the contest, you’ll gain access to our Judge System. The Judge System is an online platform where you’ll form your team, join a hub, practice, and compete during the rounds.
During the Online Qualification Round, you’ll watch our YouTube live stream to be introduced to the problem, and your team will have four hours to solve an optimization problem using the programming language and tools of your choice.
Teams can compete from a local hub or another location of their choice. The top teams from the Online Qualification Round will be invited to the Final Round at a Google office, where they’ll work together to solve another challenge and compete for cash prizes.