Google has just announced the Google Code Jam 2009 competition. Google Code Jam is Google’s annual programming competition and it is powered by Google App Engine.
Google Code Jam is a coding competition in which professional and student programmers are asked to solve complex algorithmic challenges in a limited amount of time. The contest is all-inclusive: Google Code Jam lets you program in the coding language and development environment of your choice.
Google Code Jam starts in September, with online rounds against contestants from around the world. From the ranks of those contestants will be chosen the 25 best, who will travel to Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. There, on Friday, November 13, they will compete for title of Code Jam Champion.
Registration is between August 10 and September 3 2009.