Radix Sponsors Students in Programming Competition in Portugal

ICPC is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming competition in the world for university students.

Ime trophy

Radix sponsored a team of students from the prestigious Military Engineering Institute (IME) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to participate at the 2019 International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals in Porto, Portugal. ICPC is the oldest and largest programming competition in the world for university students.

This year’s event brought together the 1,500 brightest computing students from over a hundred different countries to compete in the World Finals. There was a total of 135 teams in the marathon that took place between March 31st and April 5th.

Participating teams had to solve complex programming problems based on real-world situations, all within a specified time period and using a single computer. Moscow State University solved the most problems in the fewest attempts and is the ICPC 2019 World Finals champion. Russia is keen in programming and has conquered the podium in the last few years.   

The IME team sponsored by Radix is part of the most elite level of programming students. The World Finals teams competed in 400+ local challenges to determine who may represent their universities at the final regional contest, and ultimately advance to the World Finals. This year, over 50,000 competitors from more than 3,000 universities in 111 countries were part of the global programming contest for college students.

To learn more about the International Collegiate Programming Contest, click here.