The 9th KAIST ICPC Mock Competition will be held on October 3rd!

Participants in this competition will solve about 12 algorithm problems for 5 hours with a team of 3 members. The competition will take place on Thursday, October 3rd, at N1 room 102, with Baekjoon Online Judge platform. Online open contest (mirror) will be held simultaneously.


  • October 1st (Tue) 23:59: The registration form will be closed. You can find the form at the bottom of this page.
  • October 3rd (Thu): The competition will be held on N1 102. All team members must come to the contest area to participate in the contest.
  • Participants must complete the on-site registration before 1:30 pm on the date of the competition.
    Competition day schedule
    13:30-14:00 | Competition guidance and environment setting
    14:00-19:00 | Competition
    19:00-19:50 | Seminar from sponsors(TBD), Problem solutions
    19:50- | Awards ceremony


This contest is sponsored by Devsisters, Naver D2, Jane Street and Startlink.


The following prizes are sponsored by DEVSISTERS.

  • 1st place: Prize worth 1000k KRW
  • 2nd place: Prize worth 700k KRW
  • 3rd place: Prize worth 400k KRW
  • Special prize (2 teams): Prize worth 200k KRW. Awarded with special criteria different from rank

There are souvenirs for every team.


  • Only KAIST students, including graduate students, exchange students, etc., can participate.
  • You can only participate in one team of three students.
  • You must bring your own laptop to the contest area.
    • You might need to use cloud desktop services. In that case, we will tell you by email so that you could know what to do.
  • You can use at most one electronic device during the contest. If you have some reason to use other electronic devices, please tell us in the registration form.
  • Participants must complete the on-site registration before 13:30 on the date of the competition.
  • The available languages will include C, C++, Java, Python, and Kotlin.
  • Using the Internet is prohibited during the competition, except for submitting source codes in Baekjoon Online Judge and accessing language reference sites. Here are examples of allowed reference sites.

    Accessing to the reference site for other versions of the same language is also allowed.

  • Each team can bring up to 25 pages of printed A4-sized reference materials
  • Using any pre-written code is NOT allowed.
  • Scoring is done according to the ICPC Regional Rules. (Refer to the section “Scoring of a Regional Contest”)
  • Organizers have the right to make decisions to situations not covered in this section.

On-site details

  • Simple snacks are provided during the competition.
  • We provide a printout of the whole problemset. The language is English.
  • Printing may be supported, but we are not sure. We will send details by e-mail.

Scoring Environment

  • The competition will be held through the ‘Contest’ tab of Baekjoon Online Judge. It is recommended participants familiarize themselves with the website beforehand.
  • Here are documents for the website. You can use any translator (ex. Google Translate) to read those.

For other inquiries, please contact 010-2068-4096 or [email protected]