DATA SCIENCE CODE
TRIP WINNER

We are happy to announce a special opportunity for members who do well in Data Science Code Challenges.

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Overview


For members who participate in Data Science Code Challenges, we have a tournament to reward our best members with these important skills with a trip to the 2021 Topcoder Open Finals.

During the online qualification period of 2021 Topcoder Open, we will be awarding 3 trips to the TCO21 Finals to the top performers on the Data Science tagged Code Challenges. The top three (3) performers, per the leaderboard, will win a prize and/or a trip to compete in the TCO21 Finals in the USA on dates and a location to be determined at a later date.

Topcoder shall determine at its sole discretion which Competitions are Tournament-eligible. Data Science Competitions include Code challenges, that are tagged with “Data Science”. Please Note: “Data Science” tagged Marathon Matches will not be awarded TCO points for this trip opportunity but will be awarded points towards 2021 Topcoder Open Marathon Competition based on the rules mentioned here.

The Data Science Code Competitions are a part of the Tournament, and by participating in this competition, you agree to the rules on this web page as well as the Tournament rules and the topcoder Terms of Use (collectively, the “Rules”). Topcoder reserves the right to add or remove competition tracks as needed. Competition stages and prizes may be changed at any time at Topcoder’s sole discretion.

COMPETITION SCORING AND LEADERBOARD

Contestants who participate in Tournament-eligible Competitions on the Topcoder website will receive points for that Stage as outlined in these Rules. Only Tournament-eligible Tournament-eligible Competitions in which registration has opened during the TCO21 period shall be included in determining points for the opportunity.

Scoring will be determined based on the final ranking for a Contestant’s submission in a Tournament-eligible Competition (as applicable) in accordance with the rules of such competition Scores will be rounded to two decimal places.

Upon the completion of all Tournament-eligible Competitions, the individual points that a Contestant receives during all competitions will be added for a cumulative score. The total placement points to distribute per challenge is based on the total cash prize purse of that challenge.

PERCENTAGE OF PLACEMENT POINTS

# of Submissions that Pass Review

PLACE 1 2 3 4 5
1st100%70%65%60%56%
2nd30%25%22%20%
3rd10%10%10%
4th8%8%
5th6%
If more than five (5) submissions pass review, the competitors who place in 6th position or below will not receive any placement points.

All final fixes will be completed according to the schedule specified for the applicable Development Competition. On a case-by-case basis, as determined by Topcoder personnel, placement points may be deducted for failing to complete final fixes on time.

PLACEMENT TIES

The tie will be resolved in the following manner:

The tied Contestant with the highest number of first place submissions will receive higher placement in the eligible competitions.

  • If a tie still remains, then the remaining tied Contestant with the highest number of second-place submissions will receive higher placement in the Data Science tagged Code Challenges Leaderboard.

  • If a tie still remains, then the remaining tied Contestant with the highest number of third place submissions will receive higher placement in the Data Science tagged Code Challenges Leaderboard.

  • If a tie still remains, then the remaining tied Contestant with the highest number of fourth place submissions will receive higher placement in the Data Science tagged Code Challenges Leaderboard.

  • If a tie still remains, then the remaining tied Contestant with the highest number of fifth place submissions will receive higher placement in the Data Science tagged Code Challenges Leaderboard.

  • If a tie still remains, then the winner will be determined based on who accumulated the points first.

LEADEBOARD

RankHandle# of ChallengesPoints