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By Qingyu, 4 weeks ago, In English

Hello everyone, we are happy to announce that the 3rd Universal Cup has started officially. Universal Cup is an organization dedicated to offering training resources for competitive programming teams. In the previous season, over 900 teams from more than 500 affiliations all over the world, registered and participated in a total of 28 stages, encompassing contests from Asia, Europe, and America. We also want to express our gratitude to our sponsor Huawei.

- Semifinal and Summer Summit

As announced before (Link), we will host the 2nd Universal Cup Semifinal on June 23, 2024. The contest will start at 17:00 (UTC +8) and end at 22:00 (UTC +8).

Any Universal Cup registered team can participate. If you are new here, please register following the instructions on Registration.

Register!

Besides competing to advance to the UCup Finals, sponsored by Huawei, we also prepare prizes for teams in the top 10 (excluding onsite teams in the Summer Summit) . The prize details are as follows (may be replaced by products of similar value when processing):

Online Rank Prize for each team member (at most 3)
Champion (Rank 1) HUAWEI WATCH GT 4 (46mm) Spruce Green
First Prize (Rank 2 — 3) HUAWEI FreeClip
Second Prize (Rank 4 — 10) HUAWEI Band 9

After the online semifinal, we will host a stream of all invited teams competing in the semifinal contest at the Summer Summit event in Cancun, along with problem analysis. The stream will start at 22:00 (UTC +8) and end at 03:00 (UTC +8).

Here is a list of teams that will be competing onsite:

# Team Member 1 Member 2 Member 3
1 USA1 (Andrew He, Kevin Sun, Gennady Korotkevich) ecnerwala ksun48 tourist
2 HoMaMaOvO (Riku Kawasaki, Masaki Nishimoto, Yui Hosaka) maroonrk maspy hos.lyric
3 03 Slimes (Kangyang Zhou, Mingyang Deng, Ziqian Zhong) orzdevinwang Rewinding TLE
4 Polish Mafia (Wojtek Nadara, Mateusz Radecki, Marcin Smulewicz) Swistakk Radewoosh Marcin_smu
5 Mei Dui Yao (Jiyu Shen, Qiuyang Zhang) PubabaOnO froggyzhang
6 Almost Retired Dandelion (Aleksei Daniliuk, Oleg Merkurev, Nikolay Kalinin) Um_nik Merkurev KAN
7 Let it Rot (Yi Qian, Bo Peng, Shiyuan Feng) skip2004 p_b_p_b Warriors_fsy
8 Yolki-palki (Vsevolod Nagibin, Denis Mustafin, Tikhon Evteev) Pechalka Kapt Tikhon228
9 yosupo (Kohei Morita, Takuto Shigemura, Ken Sugimori) yosupo sigma425 sugim48
10 Speed Star (Akihito Yoneyama, Kentaro Matsushita) YoshikaMiyafuji noimi
11 Amstelpark (Pavel Kunyavsky, Alice Sayutina, Mikhail Ipatov) PavelKunyavskiy cdkrot LHiC

We also prepare prizes for this onsite competition:

Onsite Rank Prize for each team member (at most 3)
Champion (Rank 1) HUAWEI MateBook X Pro i7 13th
Silver (Rank 2) HUAWEI WATCH Ultimate
Bronze (Rank 3) HUAWEI WATCH GT 4
Honorable Mention (Rank 4 -11) HUAWEI FreeClip

- 3rd Season Online Stage

As usual, this season's main activity is our online stage, where we hold weekly mirror contests. Please refer to our website https://ucup.ac/ for previous results. If you are interested in participation, please register following the instructions on Registration.

The online stage rule is still the same as last season:

Rules

To provide more convenience, we implement a few more features on the system, including team composition, extra time window application, etc:

System Update

Lastly, we would like to express our gratitude to MikeMirzayanov for letting us advertise Universal Cup in Codeforces and providing the great platform Codeforces and Polygon to help prepare contests. We are also very thankful to all contest stage setters for your support of the Universal Cup. If any setter would like to propose a stage, please feel free to contact us.

Universal Cup Committee:

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OMG, jiangly's stream!

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I like this one, U cup, so big cup

and I bet 03slimes will win the semifinal.

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Woohooo, let's go! Onsites are back!

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The registration link points to season 2's registration form.

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    fixing it right now, but don't worry if you submit in this form since they point to the same one.

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      3 weeks ago, # ^ |
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      I thought so, but just in case :)

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Can I know how long does it take for a registration to be approved? Or is there any requirements for registration?

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    11 days ago, # ^ |
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    We usually process it 1-2 days before the upcoming stage.

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We would like to participate today. Please approve our registration ^_^

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That's good. I will participate!