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By LoneFox, 5 months ago, In English,

The Hacker Cup team is excited to announce the dates for the online rounds of the 2019 Facebook Hacker Cup! You can register here at any time between now and the end of the qualification round.

Online Qualification Round (72 hours): June 14, 2019, 10am PDT — June 17, 2019, 10am PDT

Online Round 1 (24 hours): June 29, 2019, 10am PDT — June 30, 2019, 10am PDT

Online Round 2 (3 hours): July 13, 2019, 10am PDT — 1pm PDT

Online Round 3 (3 hours): July 27, 2019, 10am PDT — 1pm PDT

The onsite Hacker Cup Finals will be held around late October, 2019 at a time and location to be announced.

The Facebook post can be found here.

Update: The finals will take place on October 24-26 at Facebook's office in Dublin, Ireland! (Facebook post)

 
 
 
 
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Hi!

Given that the TopCoder Open location and dates have been announced (https://youtu.be/5-DaxPlqU6k, if I heard correctly it's November 13-16 in Houston), and they're reasonably close to the Hacker Cup onsite, it would probably make sense to combine the two trips into one for some of us.

By any chance, do you have more certainty with regard to dates and location of the onsite finals?

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    We have the location and dates mostly finalized and are looking to announce them soon, stay tuned!

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      This has now been announced here!

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        Turns out it won't make much sense to combine the two trips.

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          I won't be so sure, Dublin airport has US immigration before boarding, which can reduce the amount of frustration typically associated with a US trip :)

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        Thanks a lot for announcing so early! This is super helpful.

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    WOW! How do you know you will qualify for both of them?

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      He doesn't know that for sure. But every year some people advance to both so his comment is a very good suggestion.

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        Yeah, but that means people have to get excused from their work or college for 7-10 consecutive days. Instead 4 days of excuses in 2 different months seems apprioprate.

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          Add travel time and jet lag. One 8-day stay in USA is much more convenient than two 4-day stays.

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So someone can't participate if he's under 18?

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A standard Hacker Cup question. What happened to the last year's T-shirts? I have never received mine.