Rocket APT Challenge
1st Nov 2018, 8 a.m. EDT - 15th Mar 2019, 11 p.m. EDT.

Rocket APT Challenge: a coding competition

Share in the $24,000 Grand Prize and an all-expenses-paid trip to Rocket.Build

Are you pursuing a degree in technology, engineering, or science*? Want to showcase your programming prowess? Sign up for the Rocket APT Challenge and you could win up to $5,000, the chance to compete for a share in the grand prize of $24,000, and an allexpenses-paid trip to Rocket.Build near Boston, Massachusetts!

The Challenge uses the Rocket MultiValue Application Platform, which combines an embedded database and development platform so you can easily create applications with the flexibility, innovation, and performance today’s applications require. 

Not familiar with MultiValue? Not a problem. We provide the database and tools, and loads of resources, so you can hit the ground running. All you need to do is apply your ingenuity and desire to succeed.

This year, the theme for your application is, “Improve Your Community.”

Entering the Rocket APT Challenge is a great way to:  •  Enhance your job prospects  •  Build your resume and portfolio •  Access internship opportunities •  Win money

And don’t forget that the Grand Prize winner also gets a trip to Rocket.Build, Rocket Software’s internal, annual hackathon. It brings together top developers from all over the world to stretch Rocket’s software past established limits. The opportunity to interact with top-tier development talent is a unique experience for any future MultiValue developer.

Online registration begins October 1, 2018, at Development gets underway December 1 and winners will be announced in April 2019. 

The gauntlet has been thrown. It’s time to accept the Rocket APT Challenge! Learn more at
*Applicants must be at least 18-years old and enrolled at an accredited college or university.

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1st place - Cash prizes

There are three regional contests: Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Americas. In April 2019, three winners will be selected from each region and will be rewarded a cash prize. The third prize winner in each region will receive $1,000 USD, second place $2,500 USD, and the first-place winner will receive $5,000 USD. In addition, each of the nine winners will travel, expenses-paid, to Massachusetts in June of 2019 for Rocket.Build 2019, where they will see some of the world’s leading programmers in action. While at Rocket.Build, the regional winners will compete in the final round of the Rocket APT Challenge to decide the global winner, the winning team (of 3) splits the grand prize of $24,000 USD.