Computer Science

Faculty of Engineering, LTH

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Datavetenskaps programmeringstävling 2019

Saturday 5 October 2019, 11.00-16.00

Local organizer: Department of Computer Science, Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH in co-operation with TLTH, the Student Union at LTH and Code@LTH
Local contest director: Roy Andersson

There is an open information meeting Wednesday 25 September 2019 at 17.15 in E:B - Welcome!


  • There will be an open warmup contest on Kattis, Saturday September 28, 11-16 CEST - No pre-registration required, you can join on the fly!


Registration is open - please go to the registration instructions. We might reach the maximum number of teams we can hold (rougly somewhere around 35 teams depending on the team compositions). The registration is done on a strict first come, first served basis... The registration will close (definitely) Wednesday 2 October at 23.59 (CEST). Though, teams registered early will be prioritized concerning eventual prices, "goodies", sandwiches, contest placement, ...
Registered teams 2019


The competition is open to everybody, as long as they belong to some Nordic entity in some sense (all belong to a given university or company, or all just come from the same country). In addition, all student teams meeting the ICPC eligibility criteria will automatically compete in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), where they can qualify to the Regional Contest and then to the World Finals!
Basically, any student who started his/her university/college studies in 2015 or later is ICPC eligible to compete. For exceptions such as retaken years, military service and so on, please refer to the ICPC rules.


The main price is as usual eternal honor...
...and in addition will the best ICPC student team represent Lund University at this year's Regional Contest in Eindhoven, NL, 15-17 November 2019. Hotel- and travel expenses for this teams will be covered by our sponsors netcompany, FlatFrog, Apptus and ARM!
To the top teams not advancing to the Regionals there will be other prices like T-shirts.

Contest Location

The E-building's basement (address: Ole Römers väg 3). Use the main entrance.

Programming Environment

  • The E-building's Linux computers
  • CC/C++ (with STL)
  • JDK 1.7.0 or later
  • No Windows computers will be provided
  • We will use the Kattis/Scrool automatic judging system initially developed by KTH. Every team will get a new blank account on the day of the competition.
  • If you want to practice and test the Kattis/Scrool system there will probably be a "test contest" with real problems to practice on running the weeks before the real contest.
    Just visit the Kattis/Scrool contest page page.

Schedule Saturday 5 October 2019

10.00 Contest information in room E:B - PLEASE BE THERE ON TIME!
10.30 Computer test (the teams may get acquainted with the programming environment)
11.00 The contest starts
16.00 The contest ends
16.15 Price ceremony and follow-up discussions in E:1147 where our sponsors Apptus, ARM, FlatFrog and netcompany provides food, snacks, soda and beer!

Last Minute Information!!!

If it is necessary - we will put out last minute information here. So, please take a last minute check here just before the contest.

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