Call for contest: Daffodil Pre-ACM Computer Programming Contest (Bangladesh)

Daffodil Pre-ACM Computer Programming Contest

Daffodil International University is organizing Daffodil Pre-ACM Computer Programming Contest (Daffodil PACM2011) to give a platform for the young talents to come together for the next generation ICT developments.

Participants
A maximum of 50-60 teams from different universities all over the country will be participating in Daffodil PACM2011. Each team consists of three contestants. Each contestant must be a student enrolled in a degree program at the participating institution with at least a half-time load. After registration, in case of absolute necessity only one
substitution in a team can be made and the new member must be eligible for the contest, which must be confirmed prior
to two days before the contest.
A representative of the participating university, typically a faculty member, must serve as or designated as the team
coach. The team coach certifies the eligibility of contestants and serves as the official point-of-contact with the team,
prior to and during contest activities. Participating universities will be issued an invitation letter by postal mail.

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Registration Procedure
• Registration should be completed online at ACM ICPC website at http://cm2prod.baylor.edu/login.jsf and
for onsite, either download the registration form at http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/pacm2011/ or use
the official copy sent at the university. Take a print out and after filling up the registration form send at
Department of CSE/CS/CIS, Daffodil International University, House 102, Shukrabad, Mirpur Road, Dhaka
1207 . In either case, online registration is mandatory. In case of problems, please contact as follows.
• The Registrar or the Dean of the Faculty or the Head of the department of the institution, along with the
official seal, has to authorize each registration form.
• Authorized registration form must be sent by postal mail or delivered directly towards the contact persons as
outlined in contact section or to the Department Office.
• Registration Fee: Tk. 2,000.00 (Two Thousand Taka) (Cash / Pay-order in favor of Daffodil
International University)
Important Dates
• Registration Opens: 12 October, 2011
• Last date of registration: 24 October, 2011
• Mock Contest: Saturday: 29 October, 2011
• Contest : Saturday 29 October, 2011

Number of Teams
a) Every university participating in International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), Dhaka Regional Final
2011 will get at least one team.
b) No University will get more than 3 (three) teams.
c) For any university extra N team(s) will get the chance to participate, where N = number of teams in the rank list
in ICPC 2010.
d) For any university extra one team will get the chance to participate if at least one team (excluding the teams that
came in the rank list) solves a problem in ICPC 2010.
Daffodil Pre-ACM Computer Programming Contest 2011
House 102, Shukrabad, Mirpur Road, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
Tel: 8130864, 8129177, 9131947, 8129348 Ext 153 Fax: 9131947
www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
e) Any university who hasn’t participated in ICPC 2010 contests may get one team depending on the availability (at
most 60 teams will be allowed).
f) The program committee reserves all the rights to accept or reject any additional teams after fulfilling the abovementioned
criterion.
g) The contest hosting university may be allowed to additional teams, which will be decided by program
committee.
Daffodil PACM2011 Contest
All problems will be set in English and there will be approximately 8-10 problems for the contest duration of 5 hours.
The contestant is allowed to solve the problem in any of the allowed programming language. Contestant may bring
printed resource materials but not any machine-readable source. The contestants will not be allowed to use any form of
electronic means or any device to help in the computation.
For unavoidable circumstances, the Organizing Committee may change the contest duration.
Computing Environment
Only one computer will be allocated for each team in the contest. The operating system for the contest will be windows
XP. The programming languages allowed in the contest are C, C++, Java, Visual C++ and JCreator will be provided as
an editor for corresponding languages. PC^2 judging tool will be used to submit the solutions.

Contact Persons s
Dr Syed Akhter Hossain
Professor and Head
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Tel: 8130864, 8129177, 9131947, 8129348 Ext 153
Fax: 9131947
Mob: 0187 382645
Email: aktarhossain@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
Mr Kamanashis Biswas, Md Zahidul Karim, Md. Nazmul Haque and Md Samiullah
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Tel: 8130864, 8129177, 9131947, 8129348 Ext 122
Email: ananda@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd; nazmul@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
Md Nadir Bin Ali
Senior Asstt Director – IT
Tel: 8130864, 8129177, 9131947, 8129348 Ext 116
Mob: 01713493070
Email: it@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
Daffodil Pre-ACM Computer Programming Contest 2011
House 102, Shukrabad, Mirpur Road, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
Tel: 8130864, 8129177, 9131947, 8129348 Ext 153 Fax: 9131947
www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
Daffodil Pre-ACM Computer Programming Contest 2011
(Daffodil PACM2011)
Program Schedule (Tentative)
Day-1: Friday, October 28, 2011
Time Event Venue
11:00 – 13:00 Registration and Kit Collection Daffodil Main Campus
15:00 – 17:00 Registration and Kit Collection Daffodil Main Campus
Day-2: Saturday, October 29, 2011
Time Event Venue
8:00am – 8:45am Reporting at Site Daffodil Campus
9:00am – 2:00pm Daffodil PACM 2011 Contest Daffodil Campus
2:30pm – 3:30pm Lunch Daffodil Campus
4:00pm – 5:00pm Prize Giving Ceremony Daffodil Campus

Venue
Daffodil International University
House 102, Shukrabad
Mirpur Road
Dhaka 1207
Tel: 8130864, 8129177, 9131947, 8129348 Ext 153
Fax: 9131947
Mob: 0187 382645
Contest URL: http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/pacm2011/
Daffodil Pre-ACM Computer Programming Contest 2011
House 102, Shukrabad, Mirpur Road, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
Tel: 8130864, 8129177, 9131947, 8129348 Ext 153 Fax: 9131947
www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd

Contest Rules
Welcome! contestants from 30 different universities to battle for problem sloving. This
morning is welcoming you to solve 9 problems in 300 minutes.
• Each team has access to one computer work station with a set of independent
problems which may be solved in any order.
• Teams are not allowed to use any kind of electronics including USB, cell phone
etc along with the Internet.
• The contest runs for five hours and consists of nine problems. Scores are available
on-line to contestants and to spectators, except that they are not updated during
the last hour of the contest (so as to ensure suspense about the final rankings).
• Don’t write team name in your code. In this case, actual verdict will not be
provided and your submission will be penalized.
• For any questions about the problems, you can send your clarifications through
PC^2. You must not ask any irrelevant questions. Judges can take any decision
even can disqualify your team.
• In case of problem with network or system, please seek help of volunteers and
system supports and have patience.
• While giving printout of code, please write your team ID above the code and the
volunteer will give you the printed paper based on team ID.

http://www.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/pacm2011/

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