Final Round of the ACM-ICPC 2005 Asia Regional Dhaka Site Event was held
on Friday 23 September 2005 at
NorthSouthUniversity with 85 teams including
teams from China and
The practice session was held on 22 September 2005. The system performed smoothly.
the registration deadline 85 teams paid the registration fee and were
accepted for the Preliminary Round contest. Since there were only 5 teams
above our proposed limit, it was decided not to hold the Preliminary Round
just to eliminate only 5 teams. Therefore all registered teams are advanced
to the Final Round contest.
Round on 22-23 September 2005
Practice Session began at Earlier
registration of the teams started at . Lottery was held at and the practice session begun at . All the registered teams attended the practice session
that went very well.
Final Round of the contest started at
on Friday 23 September 2005 which is only
10 minutes behind schedule and ended at . All the 85 teams were present. The contest run very smoothly throughout. The entire Systems team
headed by Dr. Farruk Ahmed and assisted by Mr. Azimul Hoque was very happy
with the system performance.
the end of the contest the Fudan University
of China became the champion by solving 6 problems out of a maximum of
8 problems. Dhaka University Gryffindor became the first runner up by
solving 4 problems and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
(BUET) became the 2nd runner up also by solving 4 problems.
A team from NorthSouthUniversity became
10th I the university rankings.
provided for the refreshments for the contestants, coaches, members of
the Steering Committee and also provided lunches for all of them at Western
Grill and Halvatia Fast Food.
Award Ceremony was held at Dhaka
Sheraton Hotel Winter Garden at with Dr. M Asaduzzaman, Chairman,
University Grants Commission as the Chief Guest. Mr. IftekharulAlam, Chairman, Board
of Governors, North South University Foundation and Dr. Hafiz G.A. Siddiqi, Vice Chancellor of North South University attended
the ceremony as the Special Guest and the Guest of Honor respectively.The
prizes were distributed to the top 16 teams (by university ranking).
Cultural Program that included a concert
by popular local band and a couple of dances followed the Award Ceremony.
The audiences were enthralled.
The Dinner followed the Cultural program where
more than 450 people attended.