Programming Competition
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Programming Competition

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Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus

Dubai International Academic City

Dubai, Dubai 294345

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Take part in this competition to win wide range of prizes.

Prizes:

1st Place: 6,000 AED

2nd Place: 3,000 AED

3rd Place: 1,500 AED


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: 8th of January 2017
Competition & Award Ceremony: 28th of January 2017 from 09:00 to 16:30

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


Competition Rules

  1. The competition is open to students in Grades 13 and 12.
  2. Registration is free.
  3. Each school/college may register up to three teams.
  4. Each team should be comprised of three students.
  5. Team members' names must be indicated individually.
  6. Internet is not allowed to be used during the competition.
  7. Each teams can bring a maximum of two general programming books.
  8. Winners will be judged by 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.
  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 be comprised of three students.
  5. Each group can bring two programming books.
  6. Can choose any programming language.
  7. Knowledge of how to write loops and arrays would help.
  8. You can use our PCs or use your own laptop.


Registrations:
Please register latest by 8 January 2017 at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/programming-competition-registration-29258572177

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