We are thrilled to announce the 10 open source organizations that will mentor students for the Google Code-in 2012, a contest introducing 13-17 year old students to open source development. Each organization will design tasks for students to work on and even though the contest begins November 26 you can now view a preliminary task list for each organization by clicking on their name below. The organizations will be busy adding more tasks to their lists in the coming weeks.

Apertium
BRL-CAD
Copyleft Games Group
Haiku
KDE
RTEMS Project
Sahana Software Foundation
SugarLabs
The Fedora Project
The NetBSD Project

Starting Monday, November 26, students that meet the eligibility requirements can register on the Google Code-in program site and start claiming tasks and earning prizes.

For more important contest information please see our timeline, view our screencast, and check out the Frequently Asked Questions. You can also join our announcement and discussion lists.

You can also join the Google Code-in Administrators for a Google Code-in Hangout on Air Nov 26 at 2pm PST.

By Stephanie Taylor, Open Source Programs