- ICPC for Schools is an opportunity for school teams to participate in ICPC regionals competing along with the best college teams from across India
- It is an ICPC style programming team competition.
- It aims to encourage school students to take up competitive programming and improving their algorithmic programming skills early in school as envisioned by our Go For Gold initiative
- It was conceived in 2016 by CodeChef in association with Amrita University, Kollam
- This year it is being conducted in collaboration with Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore and ABV-IIITM Gwalior.
Onsite round details
|Regional Site||ABV-IIITM Gwalior||
Amrita University, Coimbatore
INR 1000 per team
No of Slots
1st team - Cash prize 20k
Onsite Team Allocation
|Wait list Teams||
Format of the competition
The competition consists of two rounds.
- Online round (Eliminations)
- Date: 23rd October 2018 (Tue)
- Timing: 07:30 pm to 10:30 pm
- Contest link: www.codechef.com/ACMIND18
- Onsite regional round (Finals)
- After the online round, those teams who solve atleast one problem in the online round, will have to select at 1 regional site
- Based on the team’s site selection, performance in the online round and number of slots at each regional site, it will be allotted regional site(s).
- ABV-IIITM Gwalior - 17-18 December 2018
- Amrita School of Engineering Coimbatore - 28-29 December 2018
- It is a unique opportunity to participate in ICPC while still being at school and experience the regional rounds.
- Participants get to meet, interact and learn from the best programmers in colleges from across the country.
- All the teams solving at least one problem in the online round are eligible to receive a participation certificate.
- All the teams attending the regional round will receive a participation certificate and ICPC - CodeChef Goodies.
- The teams selected for Amritapuri Coimbatore Regionals will get to attend Winter Programming camp (27-28 December 2018). Sessions will be handled by the best problem setters, coders in the country. Best performing team members from ICPC may also teach the young budding coders.
- The top team(s)* at each regional site, wins a cash prize, up to INR 20,000.
- Jackpot prize:
- If a team comes in the top 12% in the onsite regional rank-list among the college and school students, then they get double the eligible cash prize.
*Exact distribution will be announced after the online round results based on the participation and the number of slots at each regional site.
Travel Reimbursement To The Onsite:
- The teams coming in top 10 in the online round will be eligible for travel reimbursement to the onsite round.
- Each team member will be entitled to travel reimbursement of up to INR 3500/-
- Teams eligible for the onsite travel reimbursement are as below:
Team Name Team Handle Team Members
Swedish House Mafia
Note: If any of the above teams are not travelling to the onsite round, then the next team in the school ranklist will be eligible for travel reimbursement.
- You can participate if you are studying in a school in India
- A team can have up to 3 members. Even a single member can compete as a team.
- No participant can be a member of more than one team.
- Unlike past years, there is no restriction for the members of a team to be from the same school.
- Register your team here: www.codechef.com/teams/register/ICPCSC18.
- Last date to register: 21 October 2018
- There is no registration fee for the online round
Previous Year Problems
- This contest is not officially related with the icpc.foundation and hence this will not merit qualification to the ICPC World Finals.
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