TON Smart Challenge #5A ten-day contest organized by TON Foundation and Codeforces, open to both beginners and experienced FunC developers, featuring a total prize fund of $20,000 in Toncoin.
About the Contest
TON Smart Challenge #5 unites with Codeforces to offer a great set of tasks that showcase the fundamental aspects of how smart contracts function in TON. Participants will have the opportunity to master their skills in real life programming cases, unleash interesting details of TVM work and perform complex tuples manipulations.
Join the contest and master complex cell manipulations, smart contract storage organization, comment handling, basic cryptography, and the logic of governance smart contracts through problem-solving.
Registration, Submission, and Duration
Registrations are now open. The tasks will go live on December 21, and the submission deadline is December 30 at 23:59:59 (UTC+4).
To enter the challenge, register by clicking 'Join the contest'. The Telegram bot will assist you throughout the registration process and send you notifications with the latest updates, such as the start of the contest or the tasks. The bot will also guide you on submitting your entry as a legitimate participant.
All entries must be submitted via GitHub, and your account must be at least a month old.
For comprehensive instructions on submitting your entries, refer to the official GitHub repository with the challenge tasks, which the bot will provide you on the first day of the contest.
Scoring System & Prize Distribution
Winners of the contest will receive prizes denominated in Toncoin, the native cryptocurrency of the TON Blockchain, which is also used as a resource for contract execution.
The scoring system is simple. For each solved problem, the participant can earn a maximum of 6 points:
- Successful solution of the problem = 5 points
- Gas efficiency of the solution = 0 to 1 extra point
The pool of $20,000 TON will be split equally between the top 100 participants of the leaderboard after plagiarising participants are removed. Every participant on the leaderboard will receive a participation soulbound token (SBT).
Prize pool distribution:
- $7,000 in TON - The top 15% of eligible participants
- $7,000 in TON - The middle 30% of eligible participants
- $6,000 in TON - The bottom 55% of eligible participants