Each team name must consist of the institution name (greater than 1 character but less than or equal to 8 characters) followed by a hyphen (-) followed by a team name (greater than 0 characters but less than or equal to 24 characters). Please note that spaces are counted as characters.
INSTITUTION = University name or abbreviation. 1 < length(INSTITUTION ) <= 8.
TEAMNAME = Your team name. 1 <= length(TEAMNAME) <= 24.
Each individual institution must use the same name for the INSTITUTION field.
Eg. If Binghamton University sends multiple teams each team must fill in the INSTITUTION field with the same name.
First-time contestants: Create an account on the ICPC website here
Returning contestants: Make sure your ICPC profile information is up-to-date here (including shirt size)
Coaches: Once your contestants have accounts on the ICPC website, create your teams here
T-Shirts - Please make sure to fill out the correct sizes for yourself and your team. Shirts must be ordered weeks in advance.
Most first semester graduate students are allowed to participate. A team may be comprised of all first semester graduate students that meet eligibility requirements. If you have any questions about this please email the contest Director.
For a complete list of rules and eligibility requirements, click here.
$200 each team (including one coach per school), plus $50 per guest.
Each team will be required to participate in the ongoing practice contest.
A link to the contest image will be emailed when available.
Instructions to burn the image to an USB drive can be found here:ImageBurnUSB
Each team will be assigned a login and password.
Each team will be required to submit a correct and incorrect solution to a problem provided. This will help familiarize each team with the system and provide test data for the region.
Failure to participate in one of the mock contests will result in a team receiving low priority should any technical issues arrise during the practice and/or actual contest on October 29.