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[Activity Report] Attendance to ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, Asia Qualification

Reports on The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Asia Regional Contest Tsukuba 2017

The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) is one of the well known world-wide team-based programming contest. In this competition, three members from a same university make a team and solve problems using one PC. The number of participants are consistently grow in these years and we have more than 4 thousand teams from nearly 3 thousands universities from over 103 countries on six continents for ACM ICPC 2018.

For advancing ACM-ICPC World Finals, there are two preliminary contests. One is domestic preliminary contest that selects teams for advancing Asia Regional Contest held in Japan. The second is Asia Regional Contest. Only small numbers of teams are selected to advance World Finals. In 2017, our team four-t advances Asia Regional Contest Tsukuba 2017 by the result of domestic preliminary contest held on July 14, 2017.

They participated  Asia Regional Contest Tsukuba 2017 held on December 16-17, 2017.


Team four-t Yuuya Sugie, Computer Science and Information Technology Course, B4
Ryosuke Takizawa, Computer Science and Information Technology Course, B3
Youtaro Tabata, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, B2

They can not perform their best due to the different environment including the problems are provided in English, they can solve 2 questions out of 11 and results are 43 out of 50 teams.

However, members of the team can participate the contest for the next year, we would like to see how they improve based on this experiment.

Members are organizing Hokkaido University Contest Programming Circle (HCPC) for their study. If you have interests on this activity, please have a look on their page and make contact with them.

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