The Philadelphia Classic (PClassic) is a semesterly programming competition for high school students hosted by us (the Dining Philosophers) at the University of Pennsylvania. Prizes and awards are given out to the top scoring teams, and registration for the competition is free for all high schools. We will be allowing middle school students to participate in the competition as well!
Contest Date: Saturday, April 9 2022
Location: Virtual on CodeChef
PClassic had their second virtual competition, hosted on CodeChef [Novice, Standard]! The competition
took place on Saturday April 9th, 2022.
The contest theme this year was countries!
1st place a trophy, a free PClassic shirt, and a prize item.
2nd place received a trophy and a free shirt.
3rd place received a trophy.
Prize item is a choice between: Amazon Echo Dot, Mechanical Keyboard, Steam Gift Card.
most people chose the steam gift card!
The top 3 teams this year in the Standard division were:
1) (a) Henry M. Gunn High School and (b) Newark Academy - Stanley Zhong (a), William Tsin (a), Ian Zhang (b)
2) Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology - Alvan Arulandu, Edward Li, Kevin Shan, Joshua Zhang
3) Stuyvesant High School - Mohammad Khan, Alvin Li, Jeremy Ku-Benjet, Maxwell Zen
The top team in this Novice division was:
West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South - Sayam Goyal, Rishikesh Anabathula
Congratulations to the winning teams!
We have unfrozen the rank list. You should be able to see the rank list now on the CodeChef website!
We have a tech talk from 10-11am featuring University of Pennsylvania professor Chris Callison-Burch! He teaches and researches Artificial Intelligence and Computational Linguistics. The topic of the tech talk will be about Artificial Intelligence!
Zoom 10:00 am - 11:00 am: Tech Talk with Professor Callison-Burch
YouTube 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Opening
Zoom 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Contest Help Desk
YouTube 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Closing - Q+A
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