Google Code-in 2018 starts October 23rd for students!

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Google Code-in Announce

Aug 29, 2018, 3:41:11 PM8/29/18
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We are pleased to announce Google Code-in (GCI) 2018, the 9th consecutive year of our contest  for pre-university students ages 13-17. Please be aware, GCI will start about a month earlier this year than in previous years - the contest starts for students October 23rd!

The GCI timeline, FAQs, and flyers have been updated on the contest site. Rules are coming soon.

Students -- The contest begins for you on Tuesday, October 23rd! Yes, we’re starting a month earlier this year! You will be able to register for the contest starting October 23rd at 16:00 UTC at

Organizations -- If you would like to apply for the 2018 program please start thinking about the tasks you would like students to work on and reach out to your community members to ask if they would like to be mentors for the program. Organization applications open for GCI next week on Thursday, September 6th, and close less than 2 weeks later on Monday, September 17th. We will announce organizations on Tuesday, September 18th giving orgs 5 weeks to create their tasks before the contest begins on October 23rd.

We are looking to continue the growth of this program and reach a record number of teenagers this year! Read more on today’s blog post.

If you have any questions about Google Code-in please contact us at


Stephanie and Mary

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