Facebook’s 2012 Hackers Cup : Registration Open!

Facebook Announced open registration for Facebook's 2nd annual Hacker Cup.
Programmers from around the world will be judged on accuracy and speed as they race to solve algorithmic problems to advance through up to five rounds of programming challenges. This is your chance to compete against the world's best programmers for awesome prizes and the title of World
Champion. The top 25 will be fly into the facebook campus for final rounds and the 1st place prize is $5000 USD. $2,000 for second place, $1,000 for third, and $100 for fourth through 25th. Awesome t-shirts for the top 100 hackers coming out of the second online
round.Details:
The competition commences with a 72-hour Qualification Round on January 20, 2012 at 4:00 PM PT and ends on January 23, 2012 at 4:00 PM PT. All registered competitors will be presented with three problems. Every competitor who correctly solves at least one problem will advance to Online Round 1. Online Round 1 will last 24 hours from January 28, 2012 at 10:00 AM PT and ends on January 29, 2012 at 10:00 AM PT. Toadvance to Online Round 2, participants must solve at least one problem correctly. If more than 500 people solve at least one problem correctly, then the top 500 participants will advance, as well as everyone else who answered the same number of questions correctly as the 500th-place
contestant.Online Round 2 will last three hours from February 4, 2012 at 1:00 PM PT and end February 4, 2012 at 4:00 PM PT. The competitors will have three hours to solve the presented problem sets. The top-scoring 100 participants from Online Round 2 will receive an official Hacker Cup t-shirt. The top-scoring 100 competitors from Online Round 2 will be notified via email that they have advanced to Online Round 3.Online Round 3 will last three hours from February 11, 2012 at 1:00 PM PT and end February 11, 2012 at 4:00 PM PT. The 100 competitors will have three hours to solve the presented problem sets. The top-scoring 25 competitors from Online Round 3 will be notified via email that they have advanced to the final round at Facebook.Facebook will fly the top-scoring 25
competitors to Menlo Park, California, for the final round of competition on March 17, 2012, where they'll receive some great cash prizes and other awesome goodies. Out of these 25 finalists, one champion will emerge
and be immortalized on the Hacker Cup
trophy. Finalists will be responsible for
obtaining their own entry visa before arrival in the USA; however, Facebook will reimburse the finalist for any visa
application fee and up to $100 USD in travel expenses incurred in obtaining the visa.
Facebook will not reimburse any fees or
expenses related to obtaining a passport.Register by clicking this link https://www.facebook.com/hackercup/registerCheck the Hacker Cup page:
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