Author: Tim French

  • SPAR 2 this Wednesday

    The Next SPAR contest is a sprint, running for 90 minutes from 5.15pm to 6.45pm AEDT on March 20. The problem set will be shorter, so get a team together for quick fire problem solving. There will be another sprint the same time the following week.

  • SPAR 1

    Thanks to all the people who came to the first SPAR contest for 2024. It was great to see more than 100 teams solving problems. Congratulations to sushipizza (UNSW), DC (ANU) and RuntimeTerror for solving the full set. Full set of results are at

  • 2024 SPAR Flyer

    Thanks to Larissa Yip from UNSW we have a flyer for the 2024 SPAR contests. Please share these in your institution and encourage people to compete. The first contest is this Saturday! Just register your team on the Contest server to compete.

  • 2024 Season Launch

    Welcome to the revamped website for the SPCPA, and the 2024 competitive programming season. The first South Pacific Algorithmic Round (SPAR, formally ANZAC) is on March 2nd, and registration details will be posted here soon. There are also some SPAR sprints (90 minute midweek contests) at the end of March, ICPC World Finals for UNSW…