UTS ProgSoc Code2Day

Registration has now closed.

What is it?

Code2Day is a new competition hosted by UTS Programmers' Society and sponsored by American Express.
Teams of 3-6 will be given a theme and asked to create any program they wish to demonstrate the theme over a weekend. The teams have complete control over their choice of language, paradigm, design and platform.

What are the prizes?

The winners will receive a cash prize as follows:

  1. $5,000
  2. $2,000
  3. $1,000

How is it judged?

The applications are individually judged by selected members of the ProgSoc executive team and American Express employees. The final score is an aggregate of their sub scores.
The judging criteria is:

20%Relevance to theme
20%Implementation of the idea
20%User Experience
20%Quality of Presentation
20%Creativity & Innovation of the submission

How Do I register?

You simply register by clicking the large blue 'Register Here' button at the top of this page and enter the relevant information. Then, on the Welcome Evening you register your team details!

What is the Welcome Evening?

The Welcome Evening is a fun and compulsory event where you get the chance to register as a team, meet other competitors, as well as judges and representatives of both ProgSoc and American Express.
The event is held at the UTS Aerial Function Centre, and food and alcohol is provided.

Principle Dates

Monday, 17/02/149amRegistrations open!
Wednesday, 19/03/149amRegistrations close
Thursday, 20/03/146pm-8pmWelcome Evening!
Saturday, 22/03/149:30amDoors open
Saturday, 22/03/1410amCompetition begins!
Sunday, 23/03/146pmCompetition ends

What should I bring?

To the Welcome Event you need to bring your UTS Student ID. To the competition you should bring your UTS Student ID, all necessary hardware and software (including your own laptop), both for development and testing. It is your responsibility to ensure you have everything needed to code. While lunch and dinner will be provided, it is recommended you bring a drink bottle, snacks and nibblies anyway. The doors are not locked and you may come and go as you please, so you may go home for the night, as well as go to and from the shops for snacks or anything else you may need.

Any more questions?
Email: code2day@progsoc.org