IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members, supported by an IEEE Student Branch and advised and proctored by an IEEE member, compete against each other to solve a set of programming problems during a 24-hour time span.
All active participants in the competition will receive a digital certificate and a digital gift bundle. “Active participant” is described as a team that makes a reasonable attempt at solving a problem.
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 three-night hotel stay in a standard room will be provided by IEEE for each winning team member. The maximum value of this prize is US $10,000 per team member.
Each member of the team that wins 2nd place in the IEEEXtreme 10.0 competition will receive a Series 2 Apple Watch. The estimated retail value of this prize is US $400.
Each member of the team that wins 3rd place in the IEEEXtreme 10.0 competition will receive a Series 1 Apple Watch. The estimated retail value of this prize is US $300.
Each member of the 4th through 10th place teams in the IEEEXtreme 10.0 competition will receive a Bluetooth Speaker. The estimated retail value of this prize is US $45.
All members of teams that place in the top 100 at the end of the competition will receive a special edition IEEEXtreme 10.0 gift bundle, including a reserved IEEEXtreme “Top Coder” t-shirt.
In addition to prizes for the top 10 teams, and in honor of the 10th anniversary of IEEEXtreme, new initiatives and rewards will be in play for both proctors and participants.
The top 10 proctors will honored and rewarded for all they do for their teams. Many proctors go the extra mile to engage, assist and inspire contestants and this year the top 10 will be rewarded with a US $100 Amazon Gift Card. So proctors – engage!
Teams will also be invited to live in IEEEXtreme immortality with a Herculean event. Participants will be asked to complete 10 labors during their downtime of the competition and post these tasks to social media. The IEEEXtreme team will track these posts and the top shares and likes will be rewarded with a Herculean inspired gift: a US $25 Amazon Gift Card (one winner per task).
Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of each winning team member. Sponsor makes no warranties or disclaimers concerning the prizes beyond those customarily given by the manufacturer of the prizes. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute different prizes of approximately equivalent value in its sole discretion. Void where prohibited by law.
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