The Alberta Collegiate Programming Contest (ACPC) provides college students from Alberta with opportunities to interact with students from other universities and to sharpen and demonstrate their problem-solving, programming, and teamwork skills. The contest provides a platform for industry and academia to encourage and focus public attention on the next generation of computing professionals as they pursue excellence.
ACPC has been inspired by ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest and can be seen as its unofficial chapter.
History: 2003 ● 2004 ● 2005 ● 2006 ● 2007 ● 2008 ● 2009 ● 2010 ● 2011 ● 2012 ● 2013 ● 2014
1st: $1,500 2nd: $750 3rd: $300
Only teams from Alberta are eligible to win prizes.
The top three teams winning iCore prizes:
|I||U of Alberta||Andrew Neitsch||Sumudu Fernando||Zac Friggstad|
|II||U of Alberta||Kevin Loney||Rob Mallett||Kevin Waugh|
|III||U of Calgary||John Zhang||Kiro Park||Jan Owoc|
The third edition of ACPC attracted 19 teams: 4 from University of Calgary, 5 from University of Lethbridge and 3 from University of Alberta. The teams from outside Alberta and some teams from Alberta (altogether 7 teams) participated as guests and were not eligible to win prizes.
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