Indian ICPC Regionals 2020

Changes this year due to the pandemic:

  • No onsite, regionals will be held online
  • No common preliminary round
  • Contest duration may be less than the standard 5 hours
  • It is currently not known whether Asia West finals will be conducted or not
  • World finals will be in 2022

ICPC Rules

  • Each team can have 3 members from the same college
  • A team can participate in a maximum of two regionals
  • Only coach can register the team
  • Check full rules at https://icpc.global/regionals/rules

Regional details

Regional Amritapuri Kanpur-Mathura Gwalior-Pune
Links https://www.amrita.edu/icpc21

https://codedrills.io/amritaicpc
http://kanpur.indiaicpc.in/ https://iiitmg-iiitp-icpc.com/

https://codedrills.io/gwalioricpc
Preliminary round 7 August, 2021

06:00 PM - 08:30 PM IST
N/A N/A
Regional round 14 August, 2021

06:00 PM - 10:00 PM IST
19 August, 2021 18 August, 2021

06:00 PM - 10:00 PM IST
Registration deadline 5 August, 2021

(For cancellation)
14 August, 2021 11 August, 2021
Regional slots 700 teams N/A N/A
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we have to register again for amritapuri regional round if we have already registered for amritapuri preliminary round?

No need to register again for Amritapuri

@Balajiganapathi then what about the registration fee (regional contest) of amritapuri site?

When is the last day to confirm registration at amritapuri site ? Like till which date we can cancel amritapuri registration.

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@Balajiganapathi Will participants of regionals round get certificates mentioning “Regionalist” ?

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There is no registeration fee this year for Amritapuri site!

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@Balajiganapathi Do you have any information related to the number of slots that would be available in other regionals? If not the current numbers, can you let us know what were the slots available in the previous years? Also, the Kharagpur site doesn’t seem to show any news related to this year’s regionals. Will they be conducting a regional or that itself is TBA?

@Manan_Shah It is impossible to predict number of slots beforehand as it is only announced later. Last few years’ slots may not be an indicator of this year’s slot due to different number of teams, some regionals’ potential cancellation and Asia West finals’ status. All that we can be reasonably sure is all regional’s winner would probably get a WF slot provided all Indian regionals winner are from different college.

Kharagpur has not announced whether they will even be conducting the regional or not. At this point I would think it is most likely cancelled as there is very limited time left to announce and finish the regional before the deadline. But will be keeping the entry around atleast till the end of month just in case they announce.

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Just to point out, there is no registration fee for the prelim round, but there is registration fee for regional round

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I would like to know more about the distribution of slots / criteria for qualification from regionals. For sites other than Amritapuri, there’s only one round of contest, 1. would the top X teams be considered for WF?
2. is there some other criteria?

Additionally, I believe it’s safe to assume that Amrita regional would have more slots for WF, but how much of a disparity between number of slots is expected, between Amrita and non Amrita sites?

cc @Balajiganapathi @vichitr

@gupta_samarth Yes top x team from each regionals will qualify for WF. The exact seats is only announced much later and is difficult to predict now.

Are there any new updates about timings of Kanpur and Gwalior regionals?

@Jenish_Monpara1 Gwalior regionals has announced the timings of regionals and mock contest. Have updated the same. You can check above and on the CodeDrills Gwalior ICPC page. Kanpur has not yet announced the timings.

One more feedback xD -
It would be nice if problem name also contains problem’s code. E.g. "A. Break, Merge and Sort instead of Break, Merge and Sort.

When will we know if we qualified to amritapuri regionals ?

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How will we get to know if we qualified for the regionals or not ?

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Maybe we will later do something to add an extra A-Z characters in Name panel. I can’t explicitly do because the url is directly created by name so having “a-” as a prefix in URL, doesn’t look good.

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You can add the index in the route itself

e.g

https://codedrills.io/contests/foozang/problems/A/foo-bar

or maybe even cleaner

https://codedrills.io/contests/foozang/problems/A

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The registration for Kanpur-Mathura regionals is showing to be predicted eligible but pending. When will it get accepted?

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