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Rocky Mountain Regional ICPC Host Site

University of Alberta


Main Address

16 St & 85 Ave
Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3

Contest Location

The contest will be held in the Computing Science Centre (CSC) on the first floor. The location of CSC on the campus map is here.


Detailed maps of parking lots are available at here. Parking will cost at most $5.50 per day after 6pm on Friday or all day on the Weekend. The Stadium Parkade is very close to CSC.


Friday, February 24 from 5:30 - 9:00 PM at the contest location. See above for location and parking. The warmup contest begins at 7:00 PM. It is recommended you check in before 6:30 PM, we will be open as early as 5:30 PM.

Saturday, February 25 from 8:30 - 9:30 AM at the contest location. See above for location and parking.


All contest activities will be hosted at contest location. See above for location and parking.

Friday, February 24

Time   Activity
5:30-6:45 PM   Check in and dinner
6:45-7:00 PM   Welcome and brief orientation
7:00-9:00 PM   Official practice time

Saturday, February 25

Time   Activity
9:30-11:00   Late Registration, Muffins and Coffee (optional)
11:00-12:00   Lunch (Pizza)
11:30-11:45   Meeting for all contestants
12:00-5:00   COMPETITION
2:00-2:30   Coaches meeting
5:15-6:00   Post-contest presentation
6:15-8:30   Banquet in Aurora Room at Lister Conference Centre


The banquet will be in Aurora room at Lister Conference Centre. You can just follow the crowd after the post-contest presentation, or find the conference centre on the campus map linked above.


The official practice time will be on Friday after dinner. Practice will be held at Contest Location. The regional judges will operate their servers and contestants will be given a few practice problems that parallel the format of the actual problems on Saturday. All teams are strongly encouraged to attend. This gives you a chance to be familiar with the contest, systems, tools and debugging techniques prior to the contest.

There will be NO official practice time on Saturday before the contest. The contest runs from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Teams are recommended to wear contest shirts during the competition if they get one.


See here for information on the contest OS environment including editors, compilers/interpreters, and available language documentation.


Guests staying Friday night can book at one of the many hotels in town. There is not a specific hotel that we recommend, nor are there rooms blocked or a special rate for the contest.


You may bring your own food/beverages/snacks if you wish, but we will be providing dinner on Friday as well as breakfast/lunch/dinner on Saturday. Please note there is no food allowed in the computer labs/working area. Any beverages in the lab must be in an enclosed container so it does not spill if you tip it.

If you have special dietary needs, please let us know as soon as possible by emailing Zachary Friggstad directly. We will do our best to meet these requests and will let you know what to expect.