IEEEXtreme 8.0 Press Kit Contents:
Introduction to IEEEXtreme
IEEEXtreme 8.0 Promotional Flyer
IEEEXtreme Media and Web Assets
Sample Press Release for Local Advertising
IEEEXtreme Facts and Figures
Introduction IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members, supported by an IEEE Student Branch, advised and proctored by an IEEE member, compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems. IEEEXtreme 8.0 will be held 18 October 2014 00:00:00 UTC and team registration opens on 8 September 2014. Included in this press kit is a promotional flyer that can be printed and displayed at local colleges and universities, a list of useful media and web assets, sample language for local advertising, and IEEEXtreme facts and figures. Any questions concerning IEEEXtreme can be emailed: [email protected]
Frequently asked questions and answers page: http://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/students/ competitions/xtreme/xtreme_faq.html
IEEEXtreme Promotional Flyer
Guidelines for Hosts and Proctors
IEEEXtreme Student Branch Checklist
The Institute—”IEEEXtreme Winners: Where Are They Now?”
Sample Language for Local Advertising
Incentive Program for U.S. Universities
IEEEXtreme Media and Web Assets Media Assets
The Institute Magazine—”IEEEXtreme Winners: Where Are They Now?”
IEEE.tv Video—”Looking Ahead to IEEEXtreme 8.0”
http://prezi.com/q1egihzsgukv/ieeextreme-80-looking-ahead-october-18th-2014/# Web Assets
IEEEXtreme Website—Official Rules Available
Facebook—Photos of Past Events Available
Sample Press Release for Local Advertising College Students to Compete in IEEEXtreme Worldwide Programming Competition Prize-Winning Team to Attend one of IEEE's Global Conferences Undergraduate and graduate computer programming students are gearing up to compete for the rights to call themselves the "world's best programmers" - and a free trip to one of hundreds of IEEE technical worldwide conferences -- during the upcoming programming competition, IEEEXtreme 8.0. The eighth annual worldwide college programming competition involves teams of IEEE student members working collaboratively to solve a series of challenging programming problems. IEEE, the world's leading technical professional association for the advancement of technology, conducts the computer programming competition. IEEE student branches will host the competition on their local campuses. The 24-hour competition will begin simultaneously at college campuses around the world at 00:00:00 UTC 18 October, 2014. The registration deadline is 3 October, 2014. More information about the IEEEXtreme 8.0, including an online registration form, is available at http://www.ieee.org/xtreme. About IEEE Through its more than 400,000 members in 190 countries, IEEE is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics. Dedicated to the advancement of technology, IEEE publishes 30 percent of the world's literature in the electrical and electronics engineering and computer science fields, and has developed over 900 active industry standards. The organization annually sponsors more than 850 conferences worldwide. Additional information about IEEE can be found at http://www.ieee.org.
IEEEXtreme Facts and Figures
IEEEXtreme is made up of IEEE student members; there are more than 120,000+ worldwide student members from various technical fields; top membership countries are India, USA, China, Canada, UK, and Germany.
IEEEXtreme has grown tremendously in the past few years, with a 28% Year-to-Year growth between IEEEXtreme 6.0 and 7.0.
Last year, IEEEXtreme 7.0 saw over 7,200 active participants in the global coding challenge; India, USA, Sri Lanka, Canada, Tunisia, and Greece were most active.
The top placing teams from past years have been from every corner of the earth. The following were the top placing teams from IEEEXtreme 7.0.