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Rocky Mountain Regional ICPC Host Site

Colorado School of Mines

Main Address

1500 Illinois St
Golden, CO 80401

Contest Location

Marquez Hall 022

The contest will be held in Marquez Hall, Room 022. Marquez Hall is located at the corner of Arapahoe St. and 16th St in Golden, CO. You may view the campus interactive map here.


A map of parking lots and other parking information are available here. Parking is free after 5 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends except for reserved (red) lots. The CT (sometimes labeled CTLM) lot is the most convenient for accessing the contest location.


Friday, March 11 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM at the contest location. See above for location and parking. Saturday, March 12 from 9:00 - 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, March 11

Time   Activity
6:00-6:30 PM   Check in
6:30-7:00 PM   Pizza and instructions
7:00-9:00 PM   Official practice time

Saturday, March 12

Time   Activity
9:00-9:30   Late check-in
9:30-9:50   Meeting for all contestents
10:00-3:00   COMPETITION / Lunch provided at 11:30
3:00-3:30   Results calculation
3:30-4:15   Results announcement


The official practice time will be on Friday evening, 7:00-9:00. Practice will be held at the 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 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and is sometimes slightly extended for fairness purposes. Teams are recommended to wear contest shirts during the competition if they get one.


Each team is allowed to bring 3 laptops configured with the development environments of their choosing. Official languages supported for the contest are: Java, C++, Python 3, Kotlin.

We will provide wifi access, however, if your home institution has eduroam, we strongly recommend you set up eduroam before coming to the competition. Eduroam will be the easiest way to access Mines’ network.


Create an account (at least for one member per team) on and remember your password.


Guests staying Friday night can book at one of the many hotels near campus. 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. Please note there is no food allowed in the computer labs.

If you have special dietary needs, please let us know. We will do our best to meet these requests and will let you know what to expect. We already have vegetarian options planned.

Friday evening: Pizza Saturday lunch: Sandwiches