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So you like Advent of Code? You must like puzzles. Introducing the SmartyStreets Advent Puzzle competition!

How do you play?

Step 1: Register for our Private Leaderboard

We’re hosting a private leaderboard and giving $25 Amazon gift cards to the top fifteen standings!

Not sure how a private leaderboard works? You just sign up below, and then solve the Advent of Code puzzles as they come out. If you’re the highest of those on our private leaderboard, you win!


(Gift cards will be delivered digitally to the email address, so please use a valid email address.)

Step 2: Solve this week’s SmartyStreets Advent Puzzle

This year we’re offering BIG prizes to those who go the extra mile and solve our address validation focused coding puzzles!

Each week we’ll release a new address validation focused puzzle for you to solve. Submit your solutions and—if your answers are correct—you’ll be entered into a drawing for one of six $100 Amazon gift cards!

You may find you’d benefit from some address validation tools to solve these puzzles. You can get a free account here.

Week 1 Puzzle — A Holiday Design for Santa


(Only those who answered all three puzzles correctly will be entered into the drawing for one of six $100 Amazon gift cards. Gift cards will be delivered digitally to the email address associated with the answers. Individuals' answers will be associated with their email address, so please use the same email address for all three puzzles. Puzzle release schedule: Puzzle 1 on 1 December 2021, Puzzle 2 on 8 December 2021, Puzzle 3 on 15 December 2021, each releasing at 12AM ET. Solutions will be accepted until 11:59PM ET on 31 December 2021.)