The Underhanded Rust Contest is an offical Rust Language competition to discover and document the best ways to subtly subvert Rust code. This is intended to be an annual competition, with a different theme for each year.

Contest Organizers

This contest is organized by the Rust Community Team and other volunteers in the Rust community.

Code of Conduct

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