REGIONALS

This year everyone and anyone can qualify for a TCO22 Regional Event. We have divided the world into various geo-regions to make sure not only members of the host country but members from the particular region can win a ticket and qualify for the regionals. Join us at one of our TCO22 Regional Events to be crowned as a Regional Champion of your geo-region!

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Regional Event Details

TCO22 Regional Events will be held either in person or virtually. Members based in a particular region will compete against each other to win a trip to the regionals and have the opportunity to be a champion in their region. The event includes live challenges with prizes, networking, learning sessions, and the all-famous Topcoder t-shirt!

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North America        Caribbean and South-Central America        Europe and Central Asia        Eastern Asia
Southern Asia               South-Eastern Asia and Oceania               Africa and Western Asia


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Here is what you need to know

  1. TCO22 Regional events will be hybrid and are scheduled to be held from August 5, 2022, until August 9, 2022. See full schedule.
  2. Every regional event will be held in parallel and members from all regions will be competing in the same competitions. So while you’re competing against those in your region for regional rewards, you also have the chance to take home the TOP overall track spot from across the globe. Find all the competition rules below.
  3. There’s more! The more competitions you compete in, the more you can earn, including a Trip to TCO22 Finals! We’ll still hold a special event for each region individually to make sure you get to connect with members from your region.
  4. Oh, and t-shirts are being provided of course!

About the Competitions and Prizes

There will be a separate leaderboard available on the Regional event page, filtered with the members from your region. The best in the region will be awarded with the Regional Champion and cash prizes. Plus, the champion among all the participants with the most points across all the tracks will also earn a ticket to attend the 2022 Topcoder Open Finals!

Algorithm Competition

The Algorithm Competition will be one single round match (SRM) which includes three problems: an easy, medium, and hard.

UI Design Competition

This year the Design Competition will be a 72-hour competition to focus on solving a problem for the Topcoder platform. The use of Figma and the Design System will be mandatory.

Development Competition

The competition this year will last 72 hours and will be focused on a philanthropic project. We are going to have 3 problems with different difficulties: Easy, Medium and Hard. The competition details and kinds of testing will be revealed in the challenge specs on the day of the competition.

Lightning Marathon Match

The TCO22 Regionals will feature a Lightning Marathon Match, which runs for 72 hours. Like the other tracks, the best in each region will take back home the title of Regional Champions, while the champion of the champions will be awarded an extra cash prize.

QA Competition

The 24 hour QA competition will be run for our QA competitors and those trying out the track. The competition details and kinds of testing will be revealed in the challenge specs on the day of the competition.

OVERALL COMPETITION

The more competitions you compete in, the more you can earn, including a ticket to attend the 2022 Topcoder Open Finals!
This year we are awarding a TCO22 Finals Prize! Yes, you read it right. It’s simple and easy-compete in all the competitions and games, get points to become the best across all regions and tracks to win a TCO22 Finals Trip.

Read how you will be awarded points based on your placement and how it will help you win a TCO22 Finals Trip, as well as earn other exciting cash prizes.

Overall Top Point Earner
Across All Regions

TRIP TO TCO22

2nd Place Point Earner
Across All Regions

$750

3rd Place Point Earner
Across All Regions

$500

4th Place Point Earner
Across All Regions

$300

5th Place Point Earner
Across All Regions

$200

6th Place Point Earner
Across All Regions

$150

7th Place Point Earner
Across All Regions

$100

8th Place Point Earner
Across All Regions

$100

9th Place Point Earner
Across All Regions

$100

10th Place Point Earner
Across All Regions

$100

POINT SYSTEM

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Development504030252018161412109876543211
QA504030252018161412109876543211
Marathon504030252018161412109876543211
UI Design504030252018161412109876543211
Algorithm Qualifying504030252018161412109876543211
Games109876543211111111111

PRIZES*

For every competition track, there will be the following prizes for every region.

Each Regional Champion (7)$200
Each Regional 2nd Place (7)$75
Each Regional 3rd Place (7)$50

*To be eligible for T-shirt and Prizes, you have to compete in at least one of the competitions and join the event during the opening ceremony, the closing ceremony and your own region’s meetup.

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