MemSQL is excited to announce Start[c]UP 3.0 – the third iteration of the programming competition hosted by Codeforces with an onsite at MemSQL HQ in San Francisco, California.
Start[c]UP 3.0 consists of two rounds. Round 1 is online and takes place on September 16th at 10:35 AM PST. Round 1 follows regular Codeforces rules and consists of at least 5 problems. For this round, the complexity of the problems will be comparable to a regular Codeforces round. There are no eligibility restrictions to participate in the round. The round will be 2.5 hours long, and will be rated.
Round 2 takes place on September 30th at 10:30 AM PST and uses regular Codeforces rules. The complexity of the problems is higher than a regular Codeforces round, the round will be 3 hours long, and will be rated. Only people who finished in the top 500 in Round 1 can participate. The top 100 in round 2 will receive a Start[c]UP 3.0 T-shirt.
For Silicon Valley residents, MemSQL will be hosting up to 25 people on-site during the second round. The winner of the on-site round will be awarded a special prize.
If you are interested in job opportunities/intern positions in MemSQL (San Francisco and Seattle) please fill in the form http://codeforces.com/memsql2017/apply or you can do it during the registration on the round.
Round 1 has started!
There are 7 problems scored as 500-750-1000-1500-2000-2750-3000. The problems were prepared by pieguy with help from cerealguy and nika. Big thanks to KAN for helping with the contest and cyand1317, vintage_Vlad_Makeev, Arpa for testing.