!!!! For Japanese teams, the final registration deadline is September 24, 2003 !!!
ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM/ICPC) is the worldwide programming competition among college students hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), a world's largest scaled computing association. ACM/ICPC promotes the improvement of programming skills among college students and offers a place for personal exchanges among college students. Prior to the World Finals, regional contests are held worldwide to select competing teams at the World Finals. This year's regional contests in the Asian Region will be held in ten regional sites.

The Aizu Regional Contest will be November 1-3, 2003 in the University of Aizu (Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan). Prior to the Regional Contest, Japanese competing teams will be selected in the domestic preliminary contest over the Internet. This domestic contest will be held on October 3, 2003. About 25% of the total teams will be invited from other countries of the Asian Region. The first-place team will be invited to compete in the World Finals in the Czech Republic in March, 2004. Let's take this opportunity to get acquainted with students from other campuses in other countries and to compete in programming contests

Time and Place

Domestic Preliminary Contest: October 3, 2003 Over the Internet
Aizu Regional Contest: November 1-3, 2003 The University of Aizu (Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture)