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By BucketPotato, 2 months ago, In English

Hi Codeforces,

Gunn High School's competitive programming club will be hosting the Bay Area Programming Contest on March 3, 2024. You can find our website, with detailed information, at bapc.gunncpc.com. You can register for the contest at this link.

Problems were set by ezraft, GusterGoose27, lce4113, and Ench_Lolz with help from BucketPotato and qpwoeirut.

Thanks to our testers: willy108, izhang, Jasonwei08, flamestorm, amsraman, eggag32, EnDeRBeaT, NightWizard777, Feet_McYeet and especially to myst-6, omeganot, and Benq.

Time and place

The contest will be held in-person at Gunn High School. It will start at 12:30 PM local time. Click here to see the exact time in your timezone.

We will be providing free lunch for in-person participants. People who can't make it in person can participate in an online mirror.

Contest format and rules

Both the in-person contest and the online mirror will be held through DOMjudge. The contest will be 3 hours long, with 8-16 problems. Scoring will be ICPC-style.

Participants can form teams of up to three people. In-person participants are allowed one computer per team. Regarding use of the internet and similar, we will be using the same rules as the USACO-- in particular, participants may only look up basic information about their programming language. Templates, OEIS, generative AI, Codeforces blogs, and similar are not allowed. Teams will be given a printed copy of KACTL.

Online participants do not need to follow these rules, since we have no way of enforcing them.

Check the website for more details.

Prizes

Prizes will only be available for in-person precollege teams. More information will be added soon.

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ezraft orz

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So glad to see it happen again! orz

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ezraft orz

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I LOVE BUCKETPOTATO. BUCKETPOTATO BEST CONTEST! <3

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As a tester, orz bucketpotato!!

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Woohoo! I am so excited for this event! The problems are looking really yummy so far :p

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As a tester, BAPC actually stands for "best and perfect contest."

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Thanks to Jasonwei08 for convincing me to test the problems (it is the first contest I have ever helped test)! I can say that the problems are all interesting — don't miss out on them! Many orz to ezraft et al

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BucketPotato orz. I hope everyone enjoys the problemset!

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orz

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As a tester, the problems are really orz.

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as a tester, the free pizza is delicious

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Another contest sponsored by Jane Street! (context)

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orz