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Computer Programming Challenge 2018

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Heriot-Watt University Dubai

Dubai International Academic City

Dubai, Dubai 294345

United Arab Emirates

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Heriot Watt University Dubai's School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences brings to you,

Computer Programming Challenge 2018

Prizes:

1st Place: 6,000 AED

2nd Place: 3,000 AED

3rd Place: 1,500 AED

An additional prize of AED 500 to be sponsored by BCS – The Chartered Institute of IT

Competition Information

  1. This is a 4-hour onsite programming competition.
  2. Each team has to solve a few programming challenges.
  3. At the end of the challenge, your code will be evaluated by a team of academics from HWU.
  4. Winners will be decided and given prizes on the same day.

Key Dates:

Registration Deadline: 5th of February 2018
Competition & Award Ceremony: 10th of February 2018 from 09:00am to 16:30pm

Venue:
Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus, Dubai International Academic City

Competition Rules:

  1. The competition is open to students from Grades 12 and 13
  2. Registration is free.
  3. Each school/college may register up to three teams.
  4. Each team should comprise of three students.
  5. Team members' names must be indicated individually.
  6. Use of internet is not allowed during the competition.
  7. Each team can bring a maximum of two general programming books.
  8. Winners will be judged by the Computer Science staff in the School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences at Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus. Their decisions are final and are not open to appeal.
  9. There will be one prize for the best, second and third submissions, as well as an additional prize for solving a challenging question.
  10. Prizes will be awarded at a ceremony held at Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus.Once the competition results are announced, winner schools may use their achievements for publicity purposes.
  11. Registration will be deemed to grant Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus permission to mention the school's participation in further publicity about the competition.
  12. If prizes are donated by third parties, then school acceptance of a prize will be deemed to give that third party permission to mention their entry for publicity purposes.

Competition Details:

  1. The programming problems to solve will be given on day of competition.
  2. They will be general problems such as sorting problems, search problems, etc.
  3. A maximum of three groups per school is allowed to participate.
  4. Each group should comprise of three students.
  5. Each group can bring two programming books and can choose any programming language.
  6. Knowledge of how to write loops and arrays would help.
  7. You can use our PCs or bring your own laptop.

Registration:

Please register latest by 10th February 2018 by clicking the link -
https://computer-programming-challenge-2018-tickets.eventbrite.com


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