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By MikeMirzayanov, 4 years ago, translation, In English,

The Qualification Round of the "CROC 2016" Championship will start on March, 16, 09:00 (UTC).

Please, read about the Championship by the link http://codeforces.com/blog/entry/43229

You need to participate in the Qualification Round to make it to Round 1. All contestants who gain a positive score will advance to the Round 1.

At the Qualification Round you will find a few problems, roughly ordered by the increasing complexity. During the Qualification Round the problems are judged only on pretests and system testing will take place after the end of the Qualification Round (round continues for 48 hours). The pretests do not cover all possible cases of input data, test your programs carefully! The Qualification Round has no hacks or decreasing values of the problems.

The round will last for 48 hours, but it does not mean that we encourage you to spend all this time solving of problems. We hope that most participants will cope with the problems (or with most problems) in a shorter period of time. This duration of the round is chosen so that each participant could find a convenient time to participate. The problems will be in English as well as in Russian.

Before the end of the round it is strictly forbidden to publish the problem statements/solutions/any thoughts and ideas about them elsewhere. It is forbidden to talk about the problems, discuss the statements and so on. Be honest and let the best participants make it into Round 1. When the Qualification Round is over, you can discuss the problems and solutions.

You can register for the round at any time up to its end.

The results of the round will not affect the rating. If you are not registered to the Championship officially, you can take part in the round out-of-championship.

Best of luck and enjoy solving the problems!

Announcement of CROC 2016 - Qualification
 
 
 
 
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Will this round last 24 or 48 hours? Cause the Contests page says 1 day in length.

Should be a fun round to let me decide if I wanna risk my new Pupil rating on Friday lol.

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    Fixed, thanks. It lasts 48 hours. This round will be unrated. But "Croc Champ 2016 — Elimination Round" will be rated!

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Shouldn't the date be March 16 instead of March 13?

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Can anyone participate?

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Is there an age requirement?

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"The Qualification Round of the "CROC 2016" Championship will start on March, 13, 09:00 (UTC)." You mean March, 16. Right?

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"Be honest and let the best men make it into Round 1"

Is it just me or is this a little sexist? There are some girls too, who are good at competitive programming and can make it to Round 1. :D

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    if you read Russian version(original one) it says "Let the best ones make it into Round 1".

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      Then it should be similar in the English version as well.

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I have registered for the competition but I cannot submit. Is that intentional?

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Hi everyone. I am new to the CodeForces. I want to check my knowledge and skills in the qualification round. But I can't submit to the qualification contest. It says

"You should be registered for the contest to be able to submit"

though I am registered to the contest. Is there anything that I haven't paid attention?

Thank you in advance.

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Is it rated?

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Why the first problem is not accepting another possible solution, even though the numbers satisfy the conditions?

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I register in match then in http://codeforces.com/blog/entry/43229. now in match standing before my name there is a '*'. so i am unofficial? how to become official?

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    It was written about registration process multiple times. In short, you need to be official only if you have a desire and opportunity:

    • to take part in the Final Round in Moscow (April, 15)
    • organize your travel by yourself (visa, tickets, hotel and all other routine is on you, CROC will cover at most $135 travel expenses)

    So if you do not have open Russian visa, it doesn't seem you have a chance to attend the Final round. But there is no reason to be upset: the both main rounds will be open and rated for everyone.

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Why is it showing I am out of competition when I have already registered ?

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    It was written about registration process multiple times. In short, you need to be official only if you have a desire and opportunity:

    • to take part in the Final Round in Moscow (April, 15)
    • organize your travel by yourself (visa, tickets, hotel and all other routine is on you, CROC will cover at most $135 travel expenses)

    So if you do not have open Russian visa, it doesn't seem you have a chance to attend the Final round. But there is no reason to be upset: the both main rounds will be open and rated for everyone.

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Awesome platform!!

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I am among official participants here but on problems page it says I am taking part unofficially. :/

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When I click on "CONTESTS" button at the top of the page, I am automatically redirected to the page codeforces.com/contests/644. This does not allow me to view previous contests. I can understand this when a short contest is going on, but when a long contest like this happens, we should be allowed to view and solve previous contest problems.

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"Please note, that according to the above definition queries http:  /  /  < hostname >  and http:  /  /  < hostname >  /  are different."

And I forgot to note just that!!

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How to solve problem C?