MIT's Premier Programming Competition

Battlecode 2023 begins on January 9th, 2023!

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Battlecode 2022 Gameplay

What is Battlecode?

In Battlecode, two teams of virtual robots roam the screen, managing resources and executing different offensive strategies against each other. Plan, code, and compete throughout the month of January for a chance at more than $20,000 in prizes!

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Who can participate?

Anyone is welcome to participate in Battlecode! However, only student teams are eligible for the tournaments and prize money. Note that non-MIT students are eligible too.

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When is Battlecode 2023?

Battlecode 2023 begins on January 9th, 2023 and runs until Feburary 5th, 2023.


Gold Sponsor

Regression Games

Regression Games is bringing the world of AI and gaming to the mainstream. We are building the games, platform, and community to making competitive gaming with AI accessible and enjoyable for everyone! Players on Regression Games will create code, artificial intelligence, and machine learning models to control characters in their favorite games. Debug strategies in real time, compete for prizes in tournaments, battle for top spots on the leaderboard, and collaborate with friends to build the best bots possible.

We are founded by a previous Battlecode Dev, and we understand the excitement of competing with AIs in games. We are passionate about competitive gaming with technology, and believe that a month out of the year is not enough time! Join us in the Battlecode off-season at to participate in our first season and tournament. Enhance your coding and AI skills, prepare for the next year of Battlecode, and earn ultimate glory!

Interested in internships? Contact us through our website - the winners of the Regression Games award, “Best Devlog Series”, will automatically get a chance to interview for internships.

Silver Sponsors

Hudson River Trading

Hudson River Trading brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world’s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development.

At HRT we come from all sorts of backgrounds: mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and engineering. We’re a community of self-starters, motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automated trading. We’re friends and colleagues, whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.

Jane Street

Jane Street is a quantitative trading firm with offices worldwide. We hire smart, humble people who love to solve problems, build systems, and test theories. You’ll learn something new every day in our office—whether it’s connecting with a colleague to share perspectives, or participating in a talk, class, or game night. Our success is driven by our people and we never stop improving.

Bronze Sponsors