Hello Everyone! On Saturday, December 26, 2022, at 18:00^{UTC+5.5}, Coding and Logic vertical of Shaastra will be hosting **Shaastra Programming Contest**, and we would like to invite all of you for the same.

Contest Link: click here

cutt.ly/SPC_Prelims

Fill this form to be considered eligible for participation certificate and prizes — click here **Note**: Registration on unstop is compulsory but not sufficient.

It will be a combined **unrated** round for all divisions. You can participate in a team of 2 or individually.

Click here to register for the contest.

**Note**: Only students who have registered will be eligible for prizes.

The contest consists of **8-9** problems [ICPC Style Scoring] to be solved in **2 hours**. Unlike usual codeforces rounds, The problems are **not** sorted based on their difficulty level. The problems will be fun and exciting to solve for you guys.

The round will provide a good range of problems in terms of difficulty, and every problem will be thrilling for the participants.

The **top 30** teams in this round will get a chance to participate in the Finals, which is an offline event to be conducted at IIT Madras.

The problems were prepared by me and Juswanth_T. We would like to thank:

- andreystefanov, Runtime-Terr0r, rengoku69, Abhishek_Srivastava, absolute-mess, Sreedhar3210, Abito, Tkm_algo, sangam432, jeal0uspengu1n, 18o3, Little_Sheep_Yawn, naman2411, Enigma_52, divyanshu_20, Puneeth254, Soumyo_Halder for testing the problems and providing valuable feedback.

- We are also grateful to Shaastra, IIT Madras for overseeing the contest conduction, KLA Corporation for sponsoring our event

- MikeMirzayanov for great platforms Polygon and CodeForces

Click here to Join our discord channel for queries, updates and announcements

The contest would definitely be fun and exciting for all the participants.

Good luck and see you in the standings!

We would like to thank everyone who participated in this competition, Thanks for making it a grand success.

**Congratulations to all winners!**

**Top 5 Teams in Prelims**(Teams who solved at least 8 problems)

Rank | Competitors |
---|---|

1 | Ultra Pro Max Penalty : akshaykhandelwal, harsh__h |

2 | amigos : gupta_nitin, ritikmital |

3 | C+=1 : sharmaharisam, WAtoAC2001 |

4 | Updating... : ak82, sg0071729 |

5 | BForBrute : DrearyJoke, Yomapeed |

**Top 7 Teams in Finals**(Teams who solved at least 4 problems)

Rank | Competitors |
---|---|

1 | SmolBrain |

2 | amigos : gupta_nitin, ritikmital |

3 | Everything is Relative : HHN93, Chahel |

4 | Code_Manga^DJ : Kruthic, AdC_AB2 |

5 | TeamKD : suneet27, rtzrtz |

6 | Pocket Aces : KDVinit, Kira_1234 |

7 | Outliers : _prabhakar_, satyarthP |

**First Solves in Finals**:

Problem | Team | Time of Solve |
---|---|---|

A | amigos : gupta_nitin, ritikmital | 00:10 |

B | No solves :) | --:-- |

C | No solves :) | --:-- |

D | SmolBrain | 01:25 |

E | Updating... : ak82, sg0071729 | 00:45 |

F | SmolBrain | 01:05 |

G | SmolBrain | 00:07 |

A special thanks to non-IITM students who showed up for the On-site Round, hope you had some fun :-)

See you all in Shaastra 2024?