Updated 09:01 Jan 29 2006
Regional Director: Andrew Staugaard



CCSC Central Plains Region


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The 2006 Contest




Saturday, April 8

The contest will begin promptly at 2:30pm CST and end at 5:30pm CST. The other times are approximate and may vary slightly between sites.

1:30pm - 1:45pm: Arrival and Check-In

Teams and coaches arrive and report to the local site registrar. Teams and coaches meet with local student staff for a tour of the contest facilities (general meeting location, team workstations, judging area, central bulletin board location, restrooms, etc).

1:45pm - 2:15pm: Contestants' Meeting

The Site Director or his/her representative meets with the contestants to review the rules and discuss site-specific policies.

1:45pm - 2:15pm: Coaches' Meeting

The Site Director or his/her representative meets with the coaches. Contest problems are opened and discussed, and judging duties are determined.

2:15pm - 2:30pm: To Your Stations

Teams report to their workstations and coaches report to the judging area. Sealed contest questions and necessary contest materials (forms, disks, manuals, etc.) are distributed to the teams at 2:29pm.

2:30pm: Contest Begins

Let the joy commence.

5:15pm: 15-Minute Warning

Contestants are notified that the contest will end in 15 minutes.

5:30pm: Contest Ends

No further submissions or dialogue requests are accepted.

5:30pm - 6:00pm: Site Results

The site judges finish all last-minute entries, double-check and finalize the scores.

6:00pm - 7:00pm: Site Awards

The top three teams at the site receive prizes.


Based on procedures and materials developed for the ACM Mid-Central Regional Programming Contest.