Saratov State University in announcing Southern Subregional Programming Contest 2010. It will be held from the 19th to the 23rd of October.
For the right to reach the Regional Contest will be competing universities of Astrakhan, Volgograd, Voronezh, Nizhny Novgorod, Penza, Rostov, Samara, Saratov, Tambov, Ulyanovsk, Krasnodar and Stavropol regions and from the republics of Adygea, Mari El, Mordovia, North Ossetia, Tatarstan. Totally 63 teams will participate in the competition.
In addition, on 19th October will be held IX Regional Team Highschool Olympiad, which is a qualifying stage for the All-Russian Team Olympiad in Informatics for schoolchildren. The top five school teams will win the right to participate in the final stage of the Olympiad.
On the official website http://contest.sgu.ru/ you can view the results during the competition.
For the fifth consecutive year, except for official competition, teams are invited to an informal entertaining contest Code Game Challenge. Under Code Game Challenge teams will write programs that will be placed in the simulation game world, to directly compete with other participants! Teams will be given specifications for a game object. These specifications will include a set of interfaces to be implemented and a goal for the object to achieve when in competition with other team's objects. Capabilities include observation of the progress of other team's objects and measures that can be taken to block that progress. The winning team object will be determined in a game environment while competing with others.
On 23rd, October at 07:00 (UTC) on the site http://acm.sgu.ru/ will be held an online contest on the subregional contest tasks. The official onsite standings will be integrated to the online ranklist!