For 48 hours, the 42 Barcelona facilities hosted this tournament, which was the final phase of a competition that began at the end of May and in which 141 participants registered.
- Seven of the 11 finalists in the +18 category were students from 42: four of them from the 42 Malaga campus, one from 42 Madrid and the other two from 42 Barcelona.
- The competition was held this weekend at Fundación Telefónica’s 42 Barcelona programming campus.
Our 42 Barcelona programming campus hosted the Copa Cod¡Go!, aimed at young people with programming skills, who opted to become the best programmers in this competition sponsored by the Princess of Girona Foundation, in collaboration with Leagues of Code, promoted by Harbour.Space.
For 48 hours, the 42 Barcelona facilities hosted this tournament, which was the final phase of a competition that began at the end of May and in which 141 participants registered (101 of them in the over 18 category and 40 in the under 18 category).
This competition is part of Cód¡Go!, which La Fundación Princesa de Girona is developing in collaboration with Fundación Banco Sabadell an educational project that aims to bring technology and programming to young people and children.
Campus 42 students at the Final
In the run-up to the final, some students from the four 42 programming campuses in Spain took part in the qualifying rounds and the semi-final. In fact, in the final competition of La Copa Código!, in the +18 category, seven of the 12 participants were students from our programming campuses: four from 42 Malaga, one from 42 Madrid and two from 42 Barcelona. In addition, in the +18 category, the final was also contested by 11 young people under the age of 18.
All participants were faced with solving 10 problems organised in increasing order of complexity. Each problem required a specific set of knowledge and skills.
List of winners of the Code Cup!
The winners in the -18 category were:
- Alejandro Vivero, proclaimed winner after competing against 10 other young people from different communities in Spain such as Catalonia, Andalusia or Comunidad Valenciana; as a prize he won a Summer Camp in Menorca, a 100% Leagues of Code scholarship and a course at Founderz.
- Hugo Domínguez, who came in second place, received a 100% Leagues of Code scholarship and a course at Founderz.
- The bronze medal went to Jan Matas, who will enjoy a course at Founderz.
In the +18 category the podium was made up of:
- Félix Moreno, who came out on top in a hotly contested final against 11 young people from Catalonia, Andalusia, Valencia and Madrid. As a prize he will have the chance to participate in the third edition of the Princess of Girona Foundation’s programme, Generation Purpose, a mentorship in Generation Talent and a course at Founderz.
- Second place went to Manuel Torres, whose prize is a mentorship at Generación Talento and a course at Founderz.
- The third place, awarded with a course at ThePower MBA, will be enjoyed by Xavier Povill.
Fundación Telefónica and the Fundación Princesa de Girona together with Harbour Space and Fundación Banco de Sabadell are committed to technology to enhance the talent of young people and improve their employability.