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Coding Competition: USA Computing Olympiad Practice Battle for Grade 8-12


*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 05/25/2024
Codingal, the #1 online coding platform for kids and teens presents USA Computing Olympiad (USACO) Practice Battle for Grade 8-12 students.

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The United States of America Computing Olympiad (USACO) is the most prestigious pre-college level Computer Science competitions in the USA, which serves as qualification for the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in the United States of America.

What is USA Computing Olympiad (USACO) Practice Battle?

USA Computing Olympiad Practice Battle is a monthly coding competition by Codingal which provides a robust platform for programmers preparing for the USACO competition. It will be held online every last Saturday of the month. 

Competition Format

  • Virtual/Online competition
  • 10 problems to be solved in 1.5 hours using either C, C++, Java, or Python.
  • Each problem statement will have points associated with it.
  • Points increase with the difficulty level of the problems.
  • Real-time leaderboard. 
  • The student with the highest points will be the winner.
  • Winner will be announced immediately on the leaderboard.

Prizes: Worth $100 for Top Winners

Grade Eligibility: Grade 8-12

Competition Schedule

  • Competition Date: May 25, 2024 
  • Competition Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM PDT

Judging

  • All submissions are evaluated by an online judge. 
  • The problems will be partially graded, which means, you will be awarded points for passing each test case. 
  • There are no penalties for incorrect submissions. 
  • Feel free to submit as many solutions as you like; amongst all your correct submissions, the best code will be considered. 

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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Contact name: 
Vipul Kumar
The event has already taken place on this date: 
05/25/2024
Time: 
12:00PM