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By UTPC_Admin, history, 2 months ago, In English

Hope you enjoyed our contest! The editorial is below:

A — Skipping Songs

Author: sg2themax

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B — 6th heaven

Author: blueberryJam

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C — A Noteworthy Debut

Author: mwen

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D — Counting Records

Author: Daveeed

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E — Is It Vinyl?

Author: jxin31415

Solution

F — Lost in the Album Store

Author: isaac18b

Solution

G — Making Records

Author: DylanSmith

Solution

H — Prefix Tower

Authors: nwx, Daveeed

Solution

I — Record Compression

Author: zekigurbuz

Solution

J — Record The Record Record

Author: tn757

Solution

K — Sample Heat

Author: fishy15

Solution

L — Two Pizzas

Author: DylanSmith

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By UTPC_Admin, history, 2 months ago, In English

Hello, Codeforces!

UTPC, the competitive programming organization at the University of Texas at Austin, is happy to invite you to participate in the 2024 edition of the UT Open (UTOPC) which will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 1:00PM UTC-5 (CDT).

You will be given 10-12 problems (not necessarily ordered by difficulty) and 5 hours to solve them, with standard ICPC scoring. There will be a wide range of difficulties -- anyone is welcome to participate! This is a team contest, meaning that you are allowed to compete in teams of up to 3 members (it is totally acceptable to compete without teammates as well). This is (of course) not an official Codeforces round, and is thus unrated.

Prizes will be available to students competing in person in Austin (at the Gates-Dell Complex), and further prize information is TBD.

The problems were prepared and tested by sg2themax, tn757, jxin31415, blueberryJam, isaac18b, mwen, zekigurbuz, nwx, fishy15, DylanSmith, and Daveeed.

And also a huge thanks to chickencode and speedycatfish for planning logistics and to B-1168 for help with testing problems!

We would like to thank:

  • evouga2 and gpdowning for being great resources and coaches for the UT Austin ICPC teams,

  • Jane Street, our generous sponsor,

  • MikeMirzayanov for the great platforms Codeforces and Polygon,

  • and all of you, for participating!

The contest is in the Gym tab here on Codeforces. Good luck and have fun!

Image of UT Open flyer

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By UTPC_Admin, history, 2 months ago, In English

Hello everyone! Hope you enjoyed our contest, this was our first time making a contest in this fashion. Hopefully we will have many more years :)

A – Are you a Robot?

Author: blueberryJam

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B – Working Out

Author: sg2themax

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C – Passcode

Author: zekigurbuz

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D – Prestige Hunter

Author: B-1168

Solution
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Sorry for including duplicate companies in the pastebin, we only noticed near the end of the contest :(

E – Something's Fishy

Author: porkchops

Solution
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F – Those Who Know

Author: fishy15

Solution
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G – :wink:

Author: sg2themax

Solution
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H – Find the Bug Week 15

Author: mwen

Solution
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I – Oh It's XOR

Author: DylanSmith

Solution
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J – Gacha Rolling

Author: speedycatfish
Editorial: mwen

Solution
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K – Vote Here!

Author: mwen

Solution
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By UTPC_Admin, history, 2 months ago, In English

Hello, Codeforces!

UTPC, the competitive programming organization at the University of Texas at Austin, is happy to invite you to participate in our first ever April Fool's contest which will be held on Monday, April 1, 2024 at 6:00PM UTC-5 (CDT).

You will be given many wacky problems and 2 hours to solve them, with standard ICPC scoring. Anyone is welcome to participate! This is a team contest, meaning that you are allowed to compete in teams of up to 3 members (it is totally acceptable to compete without teammates as well). This is (of course) not an official Codeforces round, and is thus unrated.

Prizes will be available to UT students competing in person in Austin (at the Gates-Dell Complex), or online.

The problems were prepared and tested by mwen, fishy15, sg2themax, blueberryJam, B-1168, fishy15, zekigurbuz, fishy15, porkchops, DylanSmith, speedycatfish, and fishy15.

And also a huge thanks to chickencode and speedycatfish for planning logistics!

If you are interested, join our Discord here ;)!

We would like to thank:

  • evouga2 and gpdowning for being great resources and coaches for the UT Austin ICPC teams,

  • Jane Street, our generous sponsor,

  • MikeMirzayanov for the great platforms Codeforces and Polygon,

  • and all of you, for participating!

The contest can be found in the Gym tab; good luck and have fun!

Update: Here's the compilation of everyone's "favorite problem" voting results:

Thank you all for competing!

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