Sunday, March 11, 2007

2007 Smalltalk Coding Contest Announcement

The Smalltalk Industry Council Announces the Third Annual Smalltalk Solutions Coding Contest

The Smalltalk Industry Council (STIC) is pleased to announce the third annual Smalltalk Solutions Coding Contest. The Smalltalk Solutions Technical Conference being held in Toronto Canada April 29-May 2, 2007 will serve as the home for the coding competition finale. Smalltalk Solutions is the premier forum for bringing together Smalltalk users, developers, vendors, and enthusiasts.

Coding contest prizes include:
  • 1st Place - iPod Video
  • 2nd Place - iPod Nano
  • 3rd Place - iPod Shuffle
Each of the finalists will also receive a complimentary individual membership to the STIC.

The Smalltalk Solutions Coding Competition is broken into 2 phases of competition. The first phase begins on April 13 and ends on April 22, running for 10 days. Registration is open until the contest begins on April 13. Participants must register for the competition at Confirmed registrants will receive the requirements for the first phase online.

All coding must be done in Smalltalk. Conference registration is not required to participate in the first phase of the competition.

The first phase of the competition will be judged by means of an objective score based on the performance the submission. A total of three (3) winners will be selected to compete onsite at Smalltalk Solutions 2007 in Toronto, Canada. The winners of the first phase will be announced on April 25 on the Smalltalk Industry Council web site.

The Second and final phase of the competition will take place on Monday, April 30, 2007 onsite at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre during Smalltalk Solutions pre-registration. The details of the second phase of the competition will not be released to the finalists until the competition begins.

Prize winners will be announced during the conference.

Feel free to contact us regarding the contest at the following addresses: