Welcome

Welcome to Battlecode (6.147/6.370), MIT's AI programming competition. Form teams of one to four. Both beginners and advanced coders welcome. Compete for a chance at $50,000+ in prizes!

Congratulations to all the winners of Battlecode 2017! Prize amounts here. Battlecode 2018 will start on Monday, January 8, 2018. Sign up below to hear about it first.

>>>>>Battlecode 2018 Interest Form<<<<<

Final Tournament

Join us on Saturday, February 4 in Kresge Auditorium as we pit the top 16 autonomous Battlecode players against each other in a dramatic head-to-head fashion. The top newbie and high school teams will also be featured. Doors open at 6 PM. Come meet our sponsors and enjoy free pizza and t-shirts! The Final Tournament begins at 7 PM EST. (livestream) (facebook event)

This year's keynote speaker is the co-founder and CTO of Amplitude, a San Francisco, Calif.-based analytics startup that has raised $26 million in funding to date. He developed the core of Amplitude’s technology and was named in this year’s Forbes 30 under 30. Battlecode is proud to have a long-standing legacy of past devs and winners returning to stay involved with the competition. It is with pleasure that we welcome back MIT alumnus and two-time winner of Battlecode, Curtis Liu.

FREE ADMISSION - Invite your friends! Invite your family! Invite your dog!

We would like to give a huge thank you to all our sponsors and to all our competitors! This was our largest and most competitive tournament to date, with over 1000 teams and 3000 individuals registered to compete. Battlecode 2017 would not have been possible without all of you.

Sincerely,
Teh Devs

If you have any questions or just want to chat with other competitors, come join us on the IRC channel #battlecode on the irc.freenode.net server.