Updated 10:27 Jan 15 2008

Director: Brian Hare




CCSC Central Plains Region


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The 2008 Contest




Saturday, April 5

The contest will begin promptly at 2:00pm CST and end at 6:00 pm CST. The other times are approximate and may vary slightly between sites.

12:15 1:15 PM: Lunch at University Center

Student conference registration includes lunch. Contestants will eat in a separate area from the rest of the luncheon; rules and policies will be discussed over lunch, and last-minute questions answered.

1:30pm - 1:45pm: Check-In and team orientation

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).

1:30pm 1:50 PM: Coaches' Meeting

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

1:45 2:00 PM: 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 1:59pm.

2:00pm: 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: 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.