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By jli505, 8 months ago, In English

Hey everyone!

ParagonX Academy (paragonx.academy) will be hosting a speaker event with Austin Geng (EmeraldBlock), who received a gold medal and ranked #17 in the 2023 International Olympiad in Informatics.

He'll be speaking about his journey throughout competitive programming, talking about what resources he used, how he advanced through each division of the USA Computing Olympiad (USACO), how he overcame challenges, and more! There will also be a Q&A session at the end of the event.

This event will take place on Saturday, November 4th from 12-1 PM PST, and it will be hosted virtually through Zoom. To register, please complete this Google Form. For more information regarding the speaker event, go to this webpage — www.paragonx.academy/speakers.

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By jli505, 10 months ago, In English

Hello Codeforces!

The Harker Upper School's Programming Club would love to invite middle school and high schoolers to our Girls Programming League (GPL) 2023 virtual competitive programming contest on Saturday, September 16 from 8:45 AM to 2:30 PM PST.

The Girls Programming League is a one-day event comprising a programming contest, panel discussion, and awards, with the goal to inspire and empower women to participate in computer science, technology, and AI. Our theme this year is “Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence,” which we believe is a rapidly growing field that has important impacts and fascinating applications to explore.

There will be two divisions: novice and advanced. The contest is open to all middle and high school students identifying as female or non-binary. Students can form teams of up to 3. We will also be awarding monetary prizes, in the form of Amazon gift cards, to the top 3 teams of each division.

We'll also be featuring a panel of industry professionals in the field of computer science and artificial intelligence, as well as a United States EGOI Team Member. Our speakers this year include:

  • Christina Li, 2x USACO Finalist, 2023 United States EGOI team member and Silver Medalist,

  • Chloe Ma, Vice President of China Go-To-Market in Arm's IOT Line of Business,

  • Dr. Kim Hazelwood, Senior Director of AI Research and Engineering at Meta,

  • Dr. Xiao Li, VP of Engineering of Dasher & Logistics at DoorDash,

  • Dr. Yang Ye, Head of Product & Program for AIML Search at Apple.

The details of this year's event are listed below:

  • Event Name: Girls Programming League 2023
  • Date: September 16, 2023 (Saturday)
  • Time: approximately 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PST
  • Participants: Female and non-binary high school and middle school students, in teams of up to 3
  • Location: Virtual (Zoom)
  • Prizes: $100 gift card per person for top-scoring team, additional prizes for other placing teams

Details about the schedule are included here:

Schedule

To sign-up for GPL, please visit tiny.cc/gpl2023! If you are only interested in registering for the speaker events, please visit tiny.cc/gpl2023speakers. All problems were written and prepared by oursaco, BossBobster, Rowlet1, bunny676, jchen05, Alex, Audrey, Brenna, and Juliana.

Please email [email protected] if you have any questions, and we hope to see you at GPL 2023!

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By jli505, 11 months ago, In English

Hello Codeforces! TeamsCode is excited to announce the TeamsCode Summer 2023 Virtual Programming Contest! It will take place on August 12th, 2023 at 9:15 AM PST.

Teams of up to 4 members will have 3 hours to solve around 10 problems. There are two divisions: Novice and Advanced, so no matter what skill level you are, there is a place for you.

The guest speaker events will feature Michael Plunkett, an experienced software engineer of 10+ years and a second-year graduate student at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.

The schedule is shown below:

Schedule

Our prize pool for winners of the novice and advanced divisions is over $5,000! Only pre-college participants are eligible for placement prizes; however, anyone may participate in the contest. The prizes include Wolfram|Alpha subscriptions, Apple Airpods, Amazon gift cards, Logitech G PRO Gaming Keyboard, Interview Cake Licenses, and more! Placement prizes are given to each team member (ex: everyone on the 1st place advanced team will receive $100, Wolfram|Alpha subscriptions, and Interview Cake licenses).

The prize list is shown below. Note that every participant on a winning team will receive the below prizes.

Prize List

Please visit https://www.teamscode.org/contests/summer-2023 for registration and more information, and join our discord server for contest day communication!

All problems were written and prepared by willy108, oursaco, Esomer, hyforces, thehunterjames, danx, jay_jayjay, dutin, and Bossologist. Contest logistics were handled by jli505, null_awe, Angie, Bryan, Maira, and Sol. Our website and contest platform were created by Harry, Shine, and Abhay. Thanks to our testers codicon, cry, skye_, Apple_Method, omeganot, and Litusiano_ for providing valuable feedback to our contest.

On behalf of the entire TeamsCode team, we are excited about this competition and hope to see you there!

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By jli505, 16 months ago, In English

Hello Codeforces! TeamsCode is excited to announce the TeamsCode Spring 2023 Virtual Programming Contest! It will take place on April 2nd, 2023 at 9:45 AM PST.

Teams of up to 4 members will have 3 hours to solve around 10 problems. There are two divisions: Novice and Advanced, so no matter what skill level you are, there is a place for you.

The guest speaker events will feature Dr. Subho Majumdar, a technical leader in applied trustworthy machine learning who believes in a community-centric approach to data-driven decision-making, and Dr. Jane Bae, an Assistant Professor of Aerospace at the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at Caltech. She received her Ph.D. in Computational and Mathematical Engineering from Stanford University in 2018. She was a postdoctoral fellow in the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at Caltech and the Institute for Applied Computational Science at Harvard University before joining the Caltech faculty. Her main research focuses on computational fluid mechanics, in particular on modeling and control of wall-bounded turbulence.

The schedule is shown below:

Schedule

Our prize pool for winners of the novice and advanced divisions is over $3,000! Only pre-college participants are eligible for placement prizes; however, anyone may participate in the contest. The prizes include Wolfram|Alpha subscriptions, Apple Airpods, HyperX Gaming products, Amazon gift cards, Beats by Dr. Dre, Logitech G PRO Gaming Keyboard, and more! Placement prizes are given to each team member (ex: everyone on the 1st place advanced team will receive $100, HyperX Headset, HyperX Cloud Buds, and Wolfram Alpha subscriptions).

The prize list is shown below. Note that every participant on a winning team will receive the below prizes.

Prize List

Please visit https://www.teamscode.org/contests/spring-2023 for registration and more information, and join our discord server for contest day communication!

All problems were written and prepared by oursaco, willy108, Esomer, thehunterjames, dutin, and Charles. Contest logistics were handled by jli505, null_awe, Angie, Maira, and Sol. Our website and contest platform were created by Harry and Abhay. Thanks to our testers PurpleCrayon, codicon, Everule, Rio.Parquer, lbm364dl, Litusiano_, JanBobi, and ikaurov for providing valuable feedback to our contest.

On behalf of the entire TeamsCode team, we are excited about this competition and hope to see you there!

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By jli505, 17 months ago, In English

Hello Codeforces!

The Harker Upper School's Programming Club would love to invite middle school and high schoolers to our Harker Programming Invitational (HPI) 2023 onsite event on Saturday, March 11 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM PST. This year the theme of our contest will be “CS & Environment.”

The Harker Programming Invitational is a one-day event comprising a programming contest, panel discussion, and awards, with the goal to inspire students to follow their passions in computer science. There will be two divisions, novice and advanced. Our theme this year is “Computer Science and Environment,” which we believe is a rapidly growing field that has important impacts and fascinating applications to explore. We will also be awarding monetary prizes to top contestants!

The details of this year's event are listed below:

  • Event Name: Harker Programming Invitational 2023
  • Date: March 11, 2023 (Saturday)
  • Time: approximately 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST
  • Participants: High school and middle school students, in teams of up to 3
  • Location: The Harker Upper School campus (500 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129)
  • Prizes: $100 gift card per person for top-scoring team, additional prizes for other placing teams

Details about the schedule are included here:

Schedule

To sign-up for HPI, please visit tiny.cc/hpi2023!

Please email [email protected] if you have any questions, and we hope to see you at HPI 2023!

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By jli505, 21 month(s) ago, In English

Hey everyone!

TeamsCode is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run by high-schoolers in the United States that hosts team programming competitions for pre-college students. Since 2017, we've hosted 17 in-person and online events, striving to provide an amazing competitive programming experience for students around the world.

We are opening up our TeamsCode team application for new problem writers (must be pre-college) who are interested in working with the problems team to prepare for our spring and summer contests. Ideally, you should be a high schooler or prospective high schooler (8th – 12th) and interested/experienced in competitive programming. If you are selected, you will be listed on our website and have the opportunity to be certified for volunteer hours if interested. Please note that there is no monetary payment — our organization is entirely run by high-school volunteers. If you think you would be a good fit for our team, please fill out our application form here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdZRZ6FYFKh8ISQgRl-9-vbAV6t1GwxNJZm69JQbfkR4QiV8g/viewform

If you have any questions, please join our Discord server and contact one of the organizers. Thank you!

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By jli505, 23 months ago, In English

Update: The problems are now uploaded on the gym! Thanks to everyone who participated on our contest! https://codeforces.com/gym/103870

Hello Codeforces! TeamsCode is excited to announce the TeamsCode Summer 2022 Virtual Programming Contest! It will take place on August 6th, 2022 at 9:45 AM PST.

Teams of up to 4 members will have 3 hours to solve around 10 problems. There are three divisions: Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced, so no matter what skill level you are, there is a place for you.

Additionally, we will be featuring Dr. Peter Washington, who will be speaking about Data Science for Digital Behavioral Phenotyping. Dr. Peter Washington is an Assistant Professor in Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Washington completed his Bioengineering at Stanford University, where he was a Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow. Previously, Dr. Washington completed an MS in Computer Science at Stanford University and his BA in Computer Science at Rice University.

The schedule is shown below:

Important: Opening ceremony has been changed to 9:15-9:45. The contest time has been changed to 9:45-12:45.

Schedule

Our prize pool for winners of the novice, intermediate, and advanced divisions is over $8,000! Only pre-college participants are eligible for placement prizes; however, anyone may participate in the contest. Furthermore, all participants, including winners, will receive a Replit Hacker plan, a $100, 60-day free trial on DigitalOcean, and a 30-day access pass for Interview Cake's full coding interview prep course.

The prize list is shown below. Note that every participant on a winning team will receive the below prizes.

Prize List

Please visit https://www.teamscode.org/contests/summer-2022 for registration and more information, and join our discord server for contest day communication!

All problems were written and prepared by codicon, willy108, Mantlemoose, Bossologist, and Sol. Contest logistics were handled by null_awe, jli505, exopeng, Aayush, and Angie. Our website and contest platform were created by Harry.

Thanks to Everule for helping come up with a solution to a problem, and thanks to our testers RobeZH, smax, Arpa, Apple_Method, oursaco, dutin, hyforces, lunchbox, and alexlikemath007, who provided extremely valuable feedback and improved the overall quality of the contest!

On behalf of the entire TeamsCode team, we are excited about this competition and hope to see you there!

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By jli505, history, 2 years ago, In English

Hello Codeforces!

The Harker Programming Club would love to invite middle school and high schoolers to our Harker Programming Invitational (HPI) 2022 event on Sunday, March 13 from 8:00 AM to 2:45 PM PST. This year the theme of our contest will be “CS & Space.”

The Harker Programming Invitational is a one-day event consisting of a programming contest, keynote speech, panel discussion, and awards, with the goal to inspire and empower students to participate in computer science, technology, and AI. The competition will provide aspiring students with the opportunity to solve creative programming problems, while the keynote speech and panel discussion aim to give the participants insight into the fields within Computer Science and Space.

Teams of up to 3 students will participate in the regular and tiebreaker rounds, which are 1.5 and 1 hour long, respectively. There will be two divisions, Novice and Advanced, with 10 problems in each. Problems will be similar to those on Codeforces. We have up to $100 in individual prizes for high-performing teams!

Our keynote speaker will be Dr. John Bresina, who is a Senior Research Computer Scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, with over thirty years of NASA research and development experience in Artificial Intelligence. In addition, Dr. Bresina has worked on several NASA Mars and Lunar missions, including the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission.

The details of this year’s event are listed below:

  • Date: Sunday, March 13, 2021
  • Participants: 6th — 12th graders
  • Teams of up to 3 students
  • Languages that can be used include C++, Java, Python, and more!
  • Location: Online (Zoom)
  • Registration: http://tiny.cc/HPI2022, deadline is March 5th
  • Prizes: Up to $100 for individual prizes

Schedule:

  • 8:00 — 9:30 AM Contest
  • 9:45 — 10:45 AM Tiebreaker Round
  • 11:15 — 12:00 PM Keynote Speaker
  • 12:00 — 1:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 — 2:00 PM Panel Session
  • 2:15 — 2:45 PM Awards Ceremony

Our website with all the information about the event is harkerprogrammingclub.org. Please email [email protected] if you have any questions, and we hope to see you at HPI 2022!

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