Irish Collegiate Programming Contest 2023
About the IrlCPC 2023

Irish Collegiate Programming Competition 2023 is happening onsite in UCC!

The UCC ACM Student Chapter will host the annual Irish Collegiate Programming Competition (IrlCPC) taking place on the 25th March 2023. IrlCPC is back! The UCC ACM Student Chapter will be hosting IrlCPC 2023 onsite, in the UCC Western Gateway Building. Each team of competitors will tackle a problem set that will test their problem-solving, numeracy and computer programming skills.

This competition is not for novice programmers but for those who have a passion for programming.

The competition

Team members will attempt to solve a set of problems within 4 hours. The difficulty of the problems varies from simple coursework level to challenging (ACM competition level).

Teams can choose to use Python 3, Go, C, C++ and Java for the competition. All programs will be evaluated under Linux.

Plan for the day

Teams

Teams should be composed of a maximum of 3 students.

Registration is open to any students enrolled in any full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme in a third-level institution.

Registration

Registration by completing the registration Google form. A link to make the registration payment will become available after completing the initial registration steps. If you have any issues or queries about registration, contact us at ucccsacm@gmail.com

NB: Secondary school students should register below

NOTE: T-Shirts are not guaranteed for those who registered after 13th of March due to lead-time required to print.

Fees

€45 per team of up to three contestants.

Prizes

We are working with sponsors to put prizes in place for IrlCPC 2023. Follow us on social media, where we will be announcing this. Past prizes have included Google Pixel 4Xl phones, Pixel 3 phones, and Chromebooks for all members of the winning team, while 2nd and 3rd place prizes have included €200 and €100 vouchers per team member, Chromecasts, Google Nests, Bluetooth speakers.
Prizes for 2023 include

Prizes for the 2023 competition
  1. 3x HP 250 G9 Intel Core i7 Laptop
  2. 3x Apple iPad A13
  3. 3x Fitbit Sense Smart Watches

Junior Track

As a sub-competition within IrlCPC 2023, we will also be allowing secondary school level students to compete individually, with a registration fee of €15. Junior participants will be able to attend the full day, including the networking sessions, will complete the same problems and will be awarded separate prizes.

Junior Track Registration

Registration by completing the Junior registration Google form. A link to make the registration payment will become available after completing the initial registration steps. If you have any issues or queries about registration, contact us at ucccsacm@gmail.com

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Past Winners

2019 Winners

Winners of IrlCPC 2019

Prizes

The 2019 IrlCPC prizes.

Location

The competition will be held on campus, in the UCC western gateway building



Rules

How To

Previous IrlCPC Problems