Greetings Codeforces community!
We are excited to announce the Constructor Open Cup 2023, our annual online programming competition organized by Constructor University and JetBrains.
What is the Constructor Open Cup 2023?
Constructor Open Cup is an online contest organized by Constructor University and JetBrains, the global leading tool provider for developers, to promote interest in computer science, data science, software development, and software engineering. You'll have to race against the clock to solve real-life programming challenges.
Put your knowledge and skills to the test in this 4-hour competition and stand a chance to walk away with a scholarship for the Bachelor's degree in Data Science and Software Development at Constructor University, Germany’s #1 private university*!
Constructor Open Cup timetable
- March 23-29, 2023 | Practice Round
Get familiar with the testing environment during this practice round. We highly recommend this optional step. Don’t worry: it won’t affect your final score!
- March 30, 2023 at 2 PM (UTC) | Main Round
You will have 4 hours to complete a series of algorithmic programming tasks of various difficulty levels.
Registration closes 1 hour before the start of the contest.
Prizes and Winner Announcement
The top candidates will receive exciting prizes, including:
- Chance to get scholarships for the Bachelor’s degree in Data Science and Software Development*
- Exciting memorable gifts from Constructor University and JetBrains
We're looking forward to seeing your programming skills on competition day, and we wish you the best of luck.
*The winners who applied to the BSc program in Data Science and Software Development will receive an email to schedule the interview with Constructor University professors and JetBrains.
Can I participate?
Everyone is welcome! The contest is open for all ages and skill levels, all you need is a passion for coding.
To get the chance for the JetBrains scholarship for Data Science and Software Development program, please check Constructor University’s eligibility requirements.
How can I participate?
- Register your details here.
- Register at Codeforces using the Login/Password you receive in the confirmation email.
- If you have any further queries, please reach out to [email protected].
Why should I join the Constructor Open Cup?
Previously known as ‘STAR Contest’, the competition attracted more than 1,600 contestants across 82 countries over the past three years. Renamed to Constructor Open Cup in 2023, this contest welcomes all regardless of age, qualifications, or skill level.
By participating in the Constructor Open Cup, you will:
- Get recognized by top science and technology leaders
- Pit your algorithmic problem-solving skills against competitors from other countries
- Get a chance to get a full scholarship for BSc program in Data Science and Software Development
Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to challenge yourself and showcase your talents. Join the Constructor Open Cup today!
About the BSc Data Science and Software Development program
This program prepares talents to become tomorrow’s elites in software development, programming languages, data analysis, and machine learning. You will benefit from the latest insights and knowledge from top industry partners and get the right skills needed for these rapidly changing industries. Through real-world projects, the practice of the latest technologies, and the close mentoring of industry experts, you will gain a unique experience that sets you up for successful career opportunities. Learn more about the program here.
About Constructor University
Founded in 2001 as a private, English-language campus university, it repeatedly achieves top results in national and international university rankings. Its more than 1,600 students come from over 110 countries, and around 80 percent have moved to Germany to study. Research projects at the University are funded by the German Research Foundation, the European Union's Framework Program for Research and Innovation, and global leading companies.
JetBrains creates intelligent software development tools used by over 15.9 million professionals and 90 Fortune Global Top100 companies. Its lineup of more than 30 products includes IDEs for most programming languages and technologies, such as IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm, and others, as well as products for team collaboration, like JetBrains Space. JetBrains is also known for creating the Kotlin programming language, recognized by Google as the preferred language for Android development. The company is headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, and has offices throughout the world. For more information, please visit https://www.jetbrains.com/