GLASTONBURY, Conn., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., the world's largest competitive Community of digital creators, today announced that that Facebook and Google have become sponsors of the 2012 TopCoder Open, the world's foremost competitive computer programming and creative design tournament. Both organizations have previously sponsored TopCoder Opens. The 2012 TopCoder Open is a world-wide programming and designing tournament covering six competition tracks: Algorithm, Design, Development, Marathon, Mod Dash, and Studio Design with $150,000 in cash prizes. This year's event will take place at the Caribe Royal in Orlando, Florida. For details on how to register for the 2012 TopCoder Open, visit http://community.topcoder.com/tco11/ .
"Our community is unique in that it represents depth of skill and range of technical talent unlike any other," said Rob Hughes, president and COO of TopCoder, Inc. "We are very pleased to have two of the world's most prestigious tech companies back onboard with their valuable support as TopCoder Open sponsors."
TopCoder offers a comprehensive array of outcome-based software competitions 24 x 7 in which real world innovations and business solutions are built on time and on budget through an 'extreme outcomes'-based model. For creative work, TopCoder Studio provides a competitive arena for creative skills such as graphic arts and digital design.
About TopCoder, Inc.
TopCoder is the world's largest competitive community of digital creators with nearly 400,000 members representing algorithmists, software developers and creative artists from over 200 countries. The TopCoder Community creates digital assets including analytics, software and creative designs and solutions for a wide-ranging client base through a competitive, rigorous, standards based methodology. Combined with our extremely talented community this groundbreaking methodology results in superior outcomes for our clients. For more information about sponsoring TopCoder events and utilizing TopCoder's software services and platforms, visit www.topcoder.com.
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