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About IEEEXtreme

IEEEXtreme is a global challenge where teams of IEEE Student Members proctored by an IEEE member and supported by an IEEE Student Branch solve a set of programming problems and compete against each other in 24 hours.

IEEEXtreme 2020

IEEEXtreme 2020 will take place on October 24th, 2020. Registrations start from August 3rd, 2020.


  1. Only IEEE Student and Graduate Student Members can participate
  2. Team of 3 members (IEEE Students & Graduate Students). Can include maximum of 2 Graduate Student Members only
  3. Each Team must have a proctor to supervise during the course of the event (24 hours)
  4. Proctor should be having Membership Grade higher than Student and Graduate Student Members. One team now can have multiple proctors also


  1. It is a virtual (online) competition, a venue/physical location should be decided where participants get access to the internet, must be equipped with at least one computer and provision for snacks and rest areas
  2. Proctor must be physically located within the venue all the times throughout the 24 hours
  3. Student Branches should support and help the participating team, helping in venues, promoting the competition and assisting in identifying proctors
  4. Student Branch can call all participants from nearby institutions and host the event at one place and provide refreshments and amenities required for the event


  1. Winning Team Members will get an all expenses-paid trip to an IEEE Conference of their choice anywhere in the world. The maximum value of this prize is $10000
  2. Runner up Team Members will get $400 each 
  3. Third place Team Members will get $300 each

Top 100: All members ranked in Top 100 teams will receive a special IEEEXtreme Gift Bundle and an IEEEXtreme “Top Coder” T-Shirt