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Saturday, July 23rd at 9am ET

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"It turns out it doesn't matter where you learned code, it just matters how good you are at writing code."

- President Barack Obama


Looking for a job and ready to show off your coding skills?

Compete with other TechHire job seekers and get hired.

What is TechHire CodeSprint?

  • A set of 6-8 online coding challenges that test for tech skills
  • A competition open to all TechHire communities nationwide, and anyone with nontraditional education

Who Can Participate?

  • Any TechHire job seeker located in a TechHire community pursuing/continuing IT training,or who learned to code themselves or in a coding bootcamp, MOOC, or other short-term training program.
  • A TechHire job seeker is someone who has little or no experience in an IT occupation and lacks a 4-year college degree in computer science or a similar discipline.

How Does a CodeSprint Work?

  • You have 48 hours starting 9AM EST on Saturday, July 23 to complete up to 8 coding challenges
  • On the day of the contest, simply login to the HackerRank TechHire CodeSprint page and start coding!
  • Challenges are scored according to a rubric, with attention to quality, functionality of code
  • Employers will see the names, contact info and scores of the top participants across the nation and regionally.

TechHire Communities Hosting Events

  • Austin, Birmingham, Atlanta, Rhode Island, Akron, Cincinnati + More coming soon!

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Challenge Prizes

1st Place

$2,000 USD

2nd Place

$1,000 USD

3rd Place

$500 USD

Top 40

$100 Amazon gift card

Top 150

TechHire T-Shirts

Competition Rules

  • The contest is open to all coders within the TechHire communities. US-only. Challenge questions should be answered individually, not as a team.

  • Prizes will be rewarded to those participants who gave consent to share their information with sponsoring companies.

  • Please refrain from discussing strategy during the contest.

  • Any case of code plagiarism will result in disqualification of both the users from the contest.

  • We will be hosting the online contest from July 23th, 9:00 AM ET to July 25th, 9:00 AM ET.

  • All the challenges will have a predetermined score. Score of a game is calculated using Bayesian Approximation.

  • You can code directly on our interface. We support 30 major languages. You can have a look at the environment in which we run your code. You can try out sample code given in Solve Me First to get familiar with I/O.