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General qualifying round information

Purpose of the qualification round:

  • Give access to teams to independently evaluate the level of preparation before participation in the Contest;
  • Select teams that will be able to compete in the second qualifying round (Semi-Finals) before reaching the Contest Finals.

Start of qualifying Там: April 8, 2022 09:00 (GMT+3)
End of qualifying round: April 11, 2022 09:00 (GMT+3)

The Quarter-Finals is a mandatory qualifying stage for BSUIR teams and school students. Other teams can also partake in this round if they wish.

Teams that have solved at least half of the given tasks pass to the second qualifying round (Semi-Finals).

Access to the testing system:

Tasks are available in the task section and in the testing system

To participate in the qualifying round, registration must be confirmed by the organizers. The list of registered teams and their status can be viewed at Team List

Logins and passwords to access the testing system are sent to the e-mail specified during registration.

General information on the Semi-Finals

The Semi-Finals of the X International Open BSUIR Programming Contest will be held on April 15 from 17:00 to 22:00 (GMT+3). New logins and passwords will be used to enter the testing system (they will be sent by mail before the start of the contest).

This stage is mandatory for all teams. The list of Semi-Finals’ participants can be found at Team List.

According to the rules of our competition, the teams that participate in the second qualifying stage (Semi-Finals) must compete in their educational institutions. Though the final decision on the stage of the contest remains with the team coach. You can participate in the Semi-Finals in the classrooms of BSUIR only with prior notification of the organizing committee by writing to the email address acm@bsuir.by before 14.04.2022 10:00 (GMT+3).

Here are the simple fair-play rules to follow during the semi-final contest:

  • The team is allowed to use only one computer to solve the contest. Exception: if team members participate in the contest remotely, then it is allowed to use ONLY ONE keyboard at a time to write code; use of chats and audio and video communication within the team is allowed.
  • You can read problems from different devices (and nothing else).
  • It is allowed to communicate only with members of your own team and with representatives of the jury through the testing system.
  • It is forbidden to discuss ideas and exchange problems and solutions to them with people outside the team. It is also forbidden to publish or share any information related to the problems until the end of the Semi-Finals.
  • It is allowed to use code previously written by team members or any other code that was published before the start of the Semi-Finals.
  • It is allowed to use online help resources.

Teams that break the rules will be disqualified. In case of disputes, participants must proof compliance with the rules.