On Thursday, Feburary 9, 2017, it was announced on the official homepage (*1) of the ACM-ICPC International Collegiate Programming Contest (*2) that University of Aizu team 575.cpp had been selected as one of the teams to compete in the World Finals.

This is the third time that the University of Aizu will have competed in the ACM-ICPC International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals, with the first time being seven years ago in 2009 (*3). The World Finals will be contested by the universities that survived the domestic and regional (Africa and the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, South Pacific) qualifiers.

The World Finals will be held from the 20th (Sun) to 25th (Thu) of May at Rapid City, South Dakota.

575.cpp's past achievements:

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*1 The ACM-ICPC World Finals
*2 An international programming contest for university students held by the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) since 1976, the ICPC is a contest in which teams of three students try to answer as many problems in as short a time as possible. As the only world-level programming contest for university students, the universities and teams that compete are highly respected around the world.
Here is the web site of the Competitive Programming Club.
*3 News archive: Team "Watch.C" Makes Great Efforts at ACM-ICPC

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