Participate in our first-ever coding challenge!

 

  Join us in the first-ever Mozilla Campus Clubs coding challenge for contributing to an Open Source Project, while practicing your skills!

Prizes

The top 5 students from the whole program, with the most meaningful contributions will receive the following:

  • A swag pack
  • The opportunity to work closely with Mozilla engineers on important issues
  • A certificate of excellence
  • A recommendation on LinkedIn or a relevant platform of your choice

Requirements & Criteria

All University students who are curious, love solving complex issues, and are familiar with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Object Oriented Programming.

The project maintainer of the project you are going to contribute to, and the Campus Clubs Program manager are going to review every contribution against the following criteria:

  • The quality of the code (clear syntax, comments, meets the project style guide)
  • Whether the code/pull request is solving an existing a bug
  • Whether the code/pull request is implementing a future request
  • The number of issues closed

Timeline

  • Register to the challenge before the 28th of September.
  • In case that you are not already familiar with git, GitHub, and the GitHub flow, you should go through the following materials:

    - All about git

    - The GitHub flow

  • September the 28th: Registration closes. You will receive an email with further details on the first task which you have to complete within a week.
  • October the 5th: People who completed the first task will receive further information for the final assignment.
  • October the 15th: Challenge ends! The review process begins!
  • October the 30th at 1pm UTC: The results are announced!

FAQ

As a Club Captain, can I participate in this challenge?

Yes of course! You can also organize a Club event where all your Club members can meet and work on the issue collectively. However, all the participants need to register individually.

I am not part of a Mozilla Campus Clubs, can I participate?

Yes! The challenge is open to all University students around the world.

Who is going to review our contributions and decide the top 5 students?

The project maintainer of the project you are going to contribute to, and the Campus Clubs Program manager are going to review every contribution against the following criteria:

  • The quality of the code (clear syntax, comments, meets the project style guide)
  • Whether the code/pull request is solving an existing a bug
  • Whether the code/pull request is implementing a future request
  • The number of issues closed