Codefest Algothon 2022

A challenging competition introduced to SLIIT CODEFEST in its second iteration. This competition consists of 02 rounds where teams of contestants solve a number of algorithmic programming problems within a fixed time period. Team members could solve multiple problems in parallel or work together. The team who submits the most amount of correct solutions within the time period wins. In case of a tie, the team who finished sooner would be ranked higher. An online contest judge will handle displaying the problems, timing, accepting solutions, testing, and displaying results. Open book (unrestricted access to any content including full internet).

Team Size: 1 – 3 members

Eligibility: Undergraduates from any state or non-state universities/ higher education institutes in Sri Lanka

Number of Rounds : 2
  • Initial Round is held online, final round will be held at SLIIT Malabe Campus
  • Contestants should install required software to do algorithmic programming problems and are given a test attempt on the online contest judge.

Rules and Regulations:

  • All contestants must comply with the rules and verdict given by the online contest judge. An appointed human judge panel will be called only in cases where the online judge awards a tie.
  • Judges decisions will be final
  • Rules and guidelines document will be provided after registration.

Registration Period: Open Now! - Visit Registration page

Initial Round Date To be Announced
Problem definition Online contest judge will provide a list of problems to solve. Problems will be easy to medium in nature.
Selection process The online contest judge will constantly update a leaderboard, with teams sorted by the number of correct solutions submitted
Evaluation criteria 10 teams with the highest leaderboard rankings will be selected for the 2nd (final) round, which will be held physically at SLIIT Malabe Campus
Duration 3.5h (30min preamble, 3h contest)
Venue Online
Second (Final) Round Date To be Announced
Problem definition Online contest judge will provide a list of problems to solve. Problems will be medium to hard in nature
Selection process The online contest judge will constantly update a leaderboard, with teams sorted by the number of correct solutions submitted
Evaluation criteria The highest ranking team on the leaderboard will be the winner. The three highest ranking all-student-teams will be eligible for prizes.
Duration 5 hours
Venue SLIIT Campus