Are you a great problem solver?
Then you should try your skills at Code Jam 2009
It's all about solving problems so knowing the latest development fads will not help you. You can access last years tasks in the practice section to get a feel for the problems you will have to solve. You can use any programming language, development environment or text editor as long as the compiler or interpreter you use is freely available and easy to download and use. Visual Studio can be used as there is a free version available: Visual Studio Express.
The top 25 online contestants will travel to Google headquarters in Mountain View, California where they will will compete for ACRush's title of Code Jam Champion and the grand prize of $5,000.
Registration ends September 3rd so register now.