• Get registered

  • Receive and solve task

  • Be on the list of finalists

  • Get to final in Poland

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    For Whom are IT Challenges?

    For those, who wants to try their skills in IT fields by competing with others in limited timeframes on challenging tasks. There are two levels: junior and middle/senior and two nominations this year: web and mobile. Choose your level and nomination accodingly.

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    Where is it going to be?

    IT Challenges is held online. So, people all over the globe can participate directly from a favorite working place. The finalists are invited to Poland, where the offline part will be held - the Final.

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    How to Start?

    To participate, just press Accept Challenge and sign up during the period of Registration. At this stage, participants note the specialization, nomination, and level. After signing up, competitors receive the confirmational email.

  • 04

    Qualify stage

    All registered participants receive the task in their profiles according to the selected specialization and level. The tasks are prepared by highly qualified and experienced professionals - the Judges members and aim for an outbox thinking. The solutions have to be prepared within a given period.

  • 05

    Results stage

    Participants receive the results of performed work. The most skilled, TOP specialists, get the opportunity to compete with the strongest opponents in their field in Poland. All competitors are getting a feedback from the Judges, which helps to upgrade participant‘s level.

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    Final stage

    The last stage, where get the strongest, smartest and skilled specialists - finalists is offline and is held in Poland. TOP 10 finalists of each category are competing side by side at one place during the challenging time. Next day the Judges annonce the lucky winners (1st, 2nd and 3d place) and give feedbacks. After the intensive work it‘s a hight time for chilling, meeting new people, exchanging the experience, and off course, a small party.

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Calendar

The first wave of the championship.
Be among the finalists and go to Poland for the first place!

May 17 - 31
registration
The first step for participation. After completing the registration, competitors receive the email with confirmation
June 1 - 10
Qualify
The challenge begins! Participants receive the tasks, prepared by judges
June 25
results
The moment of truth. Participants get the results of the submitted works. The best are welcome to Final in Poland

Had no chance to participate in the first wave? Don't worry.
This is the second chance to try your hands at the championship

sep 08 - sep 28
registration
The first step for participation. After completing the registration, competitors receive the email with confirmation
sep 29 - oct 10
Qualify
The challenge begins! Participants receive the tasks, prepared by judges
oct 27
results
The moment of truth. Participants get the results of the submitted works.
nov 19-20
final
Its time to show everything you have! Get to final and be the winner!

Judges

Vladimir Agafonkin
Front-end, UA
Leaflet author, engineer at Mapbox.
Vladimir is a an engineer at Mapbox and one of the leaders in online maps industry. He created Leaflet, the most popular open source library for interactive maps, and plenty of other open source libraries with a focus on high-performance spatial algorithms.

Besides, he is a rock musician (leading the band Obiymy Doschu), a master of Applied Mathematics, a fitness, martial arts and photography enthusiast, and a father of twin girls.
Ingvar Stepanyan
Front-end, UK
Premature optimization engineer at CloudFlare.
Obsessed D2D programmer (Acorn, Babel, ESTree, JSX, etc.), speaker and reverse engineer. Premature optimization engineer at CloudFlare.
Anastasiia Chudovska
QA, PL
Engineer at Opera Software.
QA Engineer with more than 5 years of experience, currently works at Opera Software. Previously worked as a test engineer for web and desktop applications in 3Shape company.

Anastasiia decided to become a software test engineer since met too many bugs in real life and software which usually were not noticed by others =) She spends a lot of time on Coursera and other MOOC websites. She can not imagine her life without traveling and horses.

Linkedin: anastasiia-chudovska
Wojtec Zajac
Front-end, PL
Lead front-end developer at X-Team.com

Wojtek loves anything related to Angular.js, React, UX and Web Accessibility. He’s been working among or leading distributed front-end teams continuously since 2006. Started Xfive.co office in Kraków in 2010. Featured clients: Twitter, FOX Broadcasting Company, Rogers Media, RIOT Games, Kaplan Inc. Enjoys public speaking and traveling.

Linkedin: wojciechzajac
Personal website: wojtekzajac.com
Twitter: theanxy

Konrad Krawczyk
Design, PL
Design Lead at Kontakt.io
Multidisciplinary designer focused on ux & web design and branding. Currently works as a Design Lead at Kontakt.io. Before Kontakt.io he worked for PromoAgency, where he designed for such brands as Aviva, LOT, KIC InnoEnergy, Kruszwica and GreenPharmacy.

Konrad has more than 7 years of experience of designing projects for individual clients and companies in Poland and abroad.

Linkedin: konrad-krawczyk
Stan Malkin
Backend, CZ/UA
Co-founder at Creativin
Stan has 10 years of commercial experience in development. From simple websites to huge CRM systems. Worked as a standalone developer and as a team leader, project manager.

He loves to work with brilliant people.
Barry Thompson is the Managing Director of FTL Holding, A management company specializing in merging disruptive business strategy, Technical innovation, and corporate activism. FTL Holding's current portfolio includes 11 companies in the Green Tech, High Tech, and Advanced Materials markets. An entrepreneur and innovator, Mr. Thompson has spent the last two decades disrupting markets by pushing the boundaries of what is possible; with experience ranging from Wall Street to the US Military and Information Technology to Waste Management.

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