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UP ACM’s Algolympics is back in its 9th year

Are you ready for an out of this world adventure? 

With the theme “Algolympics 2022: Worlds Unknown,” the Association for Computing Machinery – UP Diliman Student Chapter, Inc. (UP ACM) invites undergraduates across the Philippines to participate in the ninth installment of Algolympics, an annual intercollegiate programming competition modeled after the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC). Algolympics aims to promote excellence in mathematics and computer science since its inception in 2014. 

This year, the competition will be held fully online for the second time due to the pandemic. Teams of one (1) to three (3) members will compete in the elimination round from February 18-28, 2022 to earn a spot among the top twenty (20) teams to be invited to the final round. 

UP ACM Algolympics

Finalists will be asked to pay a registration fee of Php 150 per person and will be given five (5) hours to pit their wits and solve problems during the final round on March 26, 2022. 

Teams will be ranked according to the number of problems solved and the amount of time taken to solve those problems. Certificates will be given to all participants while exciting cash prizes await the top three (3) teams. Php 12,000 will be given to the champion, Php 9,000 for the first runner-up, and Php 5,000 for the second runner-up. 

Develop your problem-solving and programming skills and register now for free at https://bit.ly/Algo2022RegForm. To see the rules and mechanics of the competition as well as more information, kindly visit our website at https://algolympics.upacm.net/2022/. 

Algolympics is co-presented by Freelancer and is in cooperation with Expedock Software, Inc., White Widget, and Avaloq. It is also brought to you by Navitaire Philippines Inc. and Course Hero, with special thanks to TechFactors, Inc. It is sponsored by Orange and Bronze Software Labs, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation too. Inquirer.net and Inquirer POP! are the official media partners for the event. 

For inquiries, you may contact us through Facebook at https://fb.com/upacm, Twitter at https://twitter.com/upacm, or email at [email protected].


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