Hungry for yet another contest? On Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 17:05 UTC the Lyft Level 5 Challenge will start with the Round 1! This is a combined round having 7 problems and lasting 2 hours, and it will be rated.
The top 100 participants of this round will win a Lyft Level 5 Challenge t-shirt. The top 30 contestants located in the San Francisco Bay area will be invited to the Final Round.
In the Final Round the top three onsite contestants will fight for the cash prizes:
- First place: $2000
- Second place: $1000
- Third place: $500
Many thanks to:
- arsijo for the round coordination,
- fhlasek, KAN, Nasic_number_one, Sonechko, StasyaCat, zubec for testing the round
- MikeMirzayanov for Codeforces and Polygon platforms
- Lyft for sponsoring the round
- Alice and Bob for playing a crucial role in some of the statements
I'll be on the community Discord server shortly after the contest to discuss the problems.
UPDATE 1: The scoring distribution will be 500-1000-1500-2250-2750-3250-4000.
UPDATE 2: The contest is over and there is an editorial.
UPDATE 3: Congratulations to the winners: