Dalhousie Programming Contest for High-school students 2011 is a programming contest designed to provide a computer programming challenge for high school and junior high school students. The contest is open to students of younger age as well.
In addition to being a contest for students who already learned programming in class or independently, it is an educational contest, aimed at helping any interested students to learn programming through a sequence of exercises of increasing difficulty.
The contest consists of two phases. In the first phase, the problems are posted on-line and the students submit solutions electronically. The solutions are judged, and the results are sent to participants. The second phase is an on-site competition, held at the Dalhousie University on Friday, May 13, 2011, from 10am to 2pm.
The prizes will be given for the on-site competition at the Dalhousie University. The First Prize is a Laptop Computer. Prizes for the second and third place will be provided as well.
Research in Motion (RIM, www.rim.com) is the main sponsor of the competition.
Click here for more information on the contest.