In collaboration with the UNSW Competitive Programming and Mathematics society, CSESoc presents the IMC Coding Competition, sponsored by IMC Trading! This is the perfect chance for keen and interested programmers of all levels to put their problem solving skills to the test in a 2 hour competition and have a chance to win some sweet prizes!
You may enter this competition individually, or in a team of up to 3. Please note that if you are planning to enter as a team, you must enter under one HackerRank account. You are responsible for figuring out how you will coordinate submissions as a team using this account!
Even if you don't manage to win any prizes, the competition be a good experience you can use to see what it's like being under pressure in coding challenges/interviews for internships and jobs! If you're competing with some friends, this should also be a good test of your teamwork and collective problem solving skills!
1st place: $200 cash* and an IMC t-shirt for each team member
2nd place: $150 cash* and an IMC t-shirt for each team member
3rd place: $100 cash* and an IMC t-shirt for each team member
Best individual competitor: $50 cash and an IMC t-shirt **
In addition to the above major prizes which are specific to this division, we will be selecting people at random from both divisions to win an IMC t-shirt! ***
* All cash prizes will be split evenly amongst all members of the corresponding team.
** This prize will be awarded to the highest-scoring competitor who has not won any of the other prizes.
*** Random prizes will not be awarded to other prize winners, and will be selected after these other prizes have been awarded.
Division A is the closed division of the competition, intended for people with less experience with algorithms than the open division. In order to qualify, you must meet the following two requirements:
In registering for this division, you acknowledge that you meet both of the requirements. Before awarding prizes for this division, we will be checking that you meet these requirements. If you do not meet one or both of these requirements, you will be disqualified.