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By Dragonado, 6 weeks ago, In English

Hello Codeforces!

Web Enthusiasts' Club NITK and IEEE NITK will be hosting SiliconMaze 2021 on June 26th, which is a series of technical contests: a Kaggle contest, Web Dev contest, Systems contest and a CP contest.

It is a 24 hrs event and all 4 contests will occur simultaneously. The following details pertain to the CP contest hosted on CodeDrills by Algorithms Track.

Contest Details:

  • Contest Link — SiliconMaze 2021 Algorithms
  • Date & Time — 26 June 2021, Saturday, 17:00 IST
  • Duration — 24 Hours
  • Will follow standard ICPC scoring system (20 minutes penalty and 1 point per problem)
  • There will be 12 problems of varying difficulty.
  • It is a team contest and it would be unrated.
  • This contest is not in any way related to any official ICPC contests conducted by CodeDrills.


  • You will need to create a team on the contest page in order to participate.
  • Team size can be up to 3.
  • Fill this form (one per team).
  • While creating the team on CodeDrills, add the registered emails of other users to invite them to join your team. They will get an invite email, ask them to accept.
  • For more details on team registration, refer this guide.

Note: Register your teams & accept invites before the start of the contest. This won't be allowed after the contest starts!


  • Each track has equal weightage towards the overall score. Do try the other track events to increase your overall score.
  • Top 2 overall best teams after counting the scores of all 4 tracks will receive a cash prize and swag pack that includes T-shirts!
  • Only Indian participants are eligible for prizes but everyone can participate.

Joining me on the problem setting panel are:

I would like to thank all of them for the round preparation. Along with them I would also like to thank

Do join our official discord server for information and updates regarding other tracks. I hope you will enjoy solving the problems. Any feedback is appreciated after the contest.

Good Luck & Have Fun!
Hope to see you participating!!

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Reminder to register your team on CodeDrills website. I see a lot of responses from the google forms but not many registered on CodeDrills website. If your team name is not there in Contest link -> All Contest Teams section before the contest starts, you won't be able to participate.

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    Reminder! The contest starts in 24 hrs. Make sure you follow the above steps if you want to participate!

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Last reminder! The problems are shuffled and not sorted in any order. Make sure you read all the problems! All the best to the teams participating. GL&HF.