2022 Annual Programming Competition (Division B)

This year's ⚡️Annual Programming Competition⚡️ is going interstate!

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Put your programming knowledge to work in groups of 3 in one of two divisions:

  • Division A - for more experienced competitive programming students
  • Division B - for more beginner students

Test your problem solving skills not only against your peers , but against computer science students from all across Australia, including UniMelb, USyd, Monash, and UNSW!

Win a share of a combined prize pool as well as practice interview opportunities with prestigious sponsors, special prizes and lucky draws! Will your team be emerge on top in the first ever Annual Interstate Programming Competition? Grab two friends and sign up today!


  • $300 1st Place
  • $200 2nd Place
  • $150 3rd Place
  • 4 x $75 Raffle Prizes


  • The creator of this contest is solely responsible for setting and communicating the eligibility requirements associated with prizes awarded to participants, as well as for procurement and distribution of all prizes. The contest creator holds HackerRank harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, damages, costs, awards, settlements, orders, or fines.
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  • For all challenges except the final one, you will submit a program that reads from standard input and writes to standard output. You may use the provided templates if you wish, but this is not required.


  • There are 10 challenges, each worth 10 points.
  • The challenges are arranged in roughly increasing difficulty order.
  • Your score for each challenge will be the maximum score of any submission you make to that challenge.
  • For each submission, the number of points you score will generally be proportional to the amount of test cases you get correct.
  • Participants are ranked by score. If two or more participants achieve the same score, then the tie is broken by the time of the first correct submission of the last solved problem.

Sign up for 2022 Annual Programming Competition (Division B) now.

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