2014 IEEEXtreme 8.0 24hrs programming competition In progress


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Today, Ieeextreme 8.0 2hrs programming competition has been in progress across the global, the event  kick-off early this morning, IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of student members compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems..

The contest was hosted on hackerrank.com, progarmming social network, As of writing this article, a hacking team by name OnionJam is currently leading with score of 1800.00.

Check out the leader-board  http://ieee.hackerrank.com/contests/ieeextreme8/leaderboard.  University of Ibandan, Futo and others  are among some federal universities that are currently participating  in the ongoing competition.

Below are the list of Nigeria team :

  1. 2014Xtreme6 Covenant University Nigeria R8
    Huios Covenant University Nigeria R8
    SAGEz Covenant University Nigeria R8
    JayDee Federal University of Technology Owerri Nigeria R8
    patriotsx Federal University of Technology Owerri Nigeria R8
    Rho Federal University of Technology Owerri Nigeria R8
    Pawns Ibadan Univ Of Nigeria R8
    Bishops Ibadan Univ Of Nigeria R8
    Knights Ibadan Univ Of Nigeria R8
    Checkmate Ibadan Univ Of Nigeria R8
    DarkHorses Ibadan Univ Of Nigeria R8
    Kings Ibadan Univ Of Nigeria R8
    Rooks Ibadan Univ Of Nigeria R8
    TeamAlphabest Ladoke Akintola Univ Of Tech Nigeria R8
    TeamMIVA Ladoke Akintola Univ Of Tech Nigeria R8
    Gideon300 Nnamdi Azikiwe Univ Nigeria R8
    50D1UM Obafemi Awolowo Univ Ile Ife Nigeria R8
    CA351UM Obafemi Awolowo Univ Ile Ife Nigeria R8
    ALUM1N1UM Obafemi Awolowo Univ Ile Ife Nigeria R8
    P0TA551UM Obafemi Awolowo Univ Ile Ife Nigeria R8
    L1TH1UM Obafemi Awolowo Univ Ile Ife Nigeria R8

All active participants in the competition will receive a digital certificate and gift. “Active participant” is described as a team that makes a reasonable attempt at solving a problem.

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Prizes for IEEEXtreme 8.0

1st place: The winning team members will receive an expenses-paid trip to an IEEE conference of their choice, anywhere around the world. Roundtrip coach airline tickets for each winner from winner’s preferred major metropolitan airport to the conference destination, conference registration fees, and a two-night hotel stay (confirmation pending) will be provided by IEEE for winning team members.

2nd place: Each member of the team that wins 2nd place in the IEEEXtreme 8.0 competition will receive an iPad.

3rd place: Each member of the team that wins 3rd place in the IEEEXtreme 8.0 competition will receive an iPad Mini.

4tht through 10th place: Each member of the 4th- through 10th-place teams in the IEEEXtreme 8.0 competition will receive an iPod Shuffle.

Top 100: All members of teams that place in the top 100 at the end of the competition will receive a special-edition IEEEXtreme 8.0 gift bundle.

Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of each winning team member.

Wishing all hackers from Nigeria best of luck….


   

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