Welcome to the website of the Southwestern Europe Regional Contest (SWERC) 2018, which was co-organized by Télécom ParisTech and École normale supérieure and took place in Télécom ParisTech on December 1–2, 2018. This year, a record number of 89 teams of 3 students competed to SWERC, and were trained and accompanied by their coaches. All told, the event gathered around 360 people.
For the final standings of SWERC, please refer to the results page. Congratulations to ENS Ulm 1, the SWERC champion, and to all other participating teams! You can also access the problems (including other contest data).
SWERC is a 5-hour on-site programming contest for teams of three students (see regulations), focused on algorithmic problem solving and practical coding. It is open to teams from France, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland. SWERC serves as the regional selection phase for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest: the winning team(s) of SWERC will advance to the ACM ICPC World Finals and compete against teams from all over the world.
With more than 40 years of existence, ACM ICPC is the premier global programming competition conducted by and for the world's universities. It fosters creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software programs, and enables students to test their ability to perform well under pressure. In 2017, 49,935 of the finest students in computing disciplines from 3,098 universities competed worldwide in the regional phases of this contest.
For more details about the contest, see here.