HOW – To register, register by January 12th at 10:00 AM Central US Time at :
WHEN – January 16th at 10:00 AM, Central US Time. That is 16:00:00 Saturday January 16, 2010, GMT.
The contest will run for 5 hours.
WHERE – This contest will be internet based. You will need to provideyour own workstation with internet access. We will provide a server onthe internet where you submit your solutions, and a mailing list andwebpage for communications.
WHO - This contest will be open to any student in the ICPC community that was eligible to compete in the 2009 regional contests.
WHAT – The Test Contest will be a contest similar to the ICPC World Finals.
WHY – This will give the World Finals system operations team an opportunity to perform a final validation test of the 2010 World Finals environment in an actual contest.
RULES – We will generally follow the rules of the world finals, with the obvious modifications to accommodate an internet based contest. A few of the major points:
· No prizes will be awarded.
· We encourage you to work in teams of 3 students.
· We want everyone to treat this as a serious contest. Please do not interfere with the normal operation of the contest systems.
-- Brian Sitton, World Finals SysOps