Deadline24 is an international programming marathon, organized continually since 2009 by Future Processing. During the contest, the teams of three tackle algorithmic problems.
The marathon is composed of two phases. The qualifying round starts on March 12. For 5 clock hours, the teams will be solving tasks and generating responses assessed by the verification server. This stage of the competition is remote. Then, the best teams of the qualifying round will meet at the 24-hour finals held on April 22-23, 2017, in Katowice (Poland).
The teams can sign up until March 9, 2017 (23.59 CET). Registration is available on the contest website www.deadline24.pl.
You can get familiar with the type and difficulty level of the tasks in the Qualifying round by competing in the GYM contest on this Thursday and will last 5 hours (check your timezone here). It will be a replay contest of the Qualifying Round 2016. The contest will appear in Codeforces GYM soon. Because of technical limitations, the scoring and final ranking system of that replay contest is not identical to the one used during the qualifying round — don't forget to visit the contest website (www.deadline24.pl) to read full rules (e.g. submitting time matters and you submit output files instead of codes).
I'm not one of organizers but I competed in some of previous editions and I enjoyed finals a lot. Now I was asked to help a bit with the GYM replay. On behalf of the organizers, I want to thank Mike Mirzayanov for his help in promoting the competition on CF.
Don't forget that the registration ends on Thursday! Good luck in the qualifying round.
UPD: the GYM contest will start with the delay of 30 minutes. Sorry for the inconvenience.