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Irish Collegiate Programming Contest (IrlCPC) 2011

University College Cork’s Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Student Chapter hosted the 2nd annual Irish Collegiate Programming Contest (IrlCPC) on the 26th of March 2011. Sixteen teams from five universities competed in the competition and were tested on their combined knowledge of algorithms, programming and problem solving abilities.

2011 Winners

Position Team University Points1
1 08DITHIT Dublin Institute of Technology 59
2 Don’t Panic() University College Cork 47
3 Blue Chalk Dublin City University 44
4 It’s not YourSQL, it’s MySQL National University of Ireland, Maynooth 34

1 From a possible 80


We would especially like to thank Helmut Simonis for being our photographer on the day. His IrlCPC photo set is available here:

Competition Day Program

The competition day was as follows:

10.00 - 11.00 Registration
11.00 - 12.00 Practice session
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 17.00 Competition
17.00 - 18.00 Marking and prize-giving