2019 ACM Local Programming Contest
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Local Contest Sponsor: Golden Helix
Schedule of Events
Thursday, September 12th
Saturday, September 14th
- 5:00 p.m. Deadline for registering your team.
You may register your team by either e-mailing John
Paxton (john DOT paxton AT montana DOT edu) or stopping by
his office (Barnard Hall 353).
- 1:00 p.m. Contest check-in. Barnard Hall 254.
- 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Programming contest. Barnard Hall 254.
|Kevin Browder, Nathan Stouffer, Andy Kirby
||Thomas Herndon, Karl Molina, Elliott Pryor
||Jordan Pottruff, Alan Tong, Shreya Deb
|First Place: 5 problems
||Second Place: 4 problems
||Third Place: 4 problems
Problems, Input Files, Output Files
Montana State Teams (10 max)
- Tim Parrish, Ryan Cummings, Alex Ackerlund
- Kevin Browder, Nathan Stouffer, Andy Kirby
- Norhan Abbas, Christine Johnson, Sarah Montalbano
- Matt Gotta, Mike Gotta, Ike Wessel
- Zan Rost-Montieth, Ethan Fison, Colter Fretwell
- Elliott Pryor, Karl Molina, Thomas Herndon
- Alan Tong, Jordan Pottruff, Shreya Deb
- Griffin Austin, Gavin Austin
Montana Tech Teams (3 max)
- Dalton Caron, Andrey, Zuev, Sawyer Gibson
- Xaavan Dolence, James Stroebe, Brandon Mitchell
- Ronda Boyle, Tatum Gray, Sarah Wiseman
- Anthony Nardiello, MSU ACM President
- John Paxton, Montana State University
- Gabe Rudy, Golden Helix
Simple Java File I/O Example
Driver.java reads from a file named
numbers.in that contains an unknown number of integers, one per line.
The numbers are written to a file named numbers.in, one per line.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the format of the contest? You will be given
several problems to solve. Your team's goal is
to solve as many of these problems as you can during the
- What programming languages may we use?
You may use Java, C++, C or Python 3.7.
- What development environments may we use?
You may use any environment available on esus or the
- Are there any restrictions on the composition of our team?
You may have up to 3 students on your team. Two of
the students must be undergraduates. One of the
students can be (but doesn't have to be) a first or
second year graduate student.
- How many computers does our team get to use? One.
- What resources do we get to use? You can bring
along any number of books or notes. The only web resource
you can use is an online language reference manual.
All of your programs must be written from scratch.
- What happens if my team wins?
Winning teams are eligible to compete in the
regional contest at ??? on Saturday, ???.
- What general information is there about the
ACM Programming contest?
Sample Problems, Input Files, Output Files