About



Show Off Your Problem-Solving Skills!

RHU HSPC is a 3 hour contest organized by RHU ACM Student Chapter at Rafik Hariri University where high school students from several Lebanese schools compete to demonstrate their programming skills and problem solving abilities.

The contest rules and format are similar to ACM's ICPC.

Never coded before?

No Problem! We will be providing coaching and training for all participants from 3rd week of October till beginning of December .

Why

Winners will get 50% scholarships to study Computer Science at RHU!

When

Sunday December 8, 2019

Where

Rafik Hariri University Campus, Mechref

Schedule



Training Sessions

Session 1

Group Date
Group 1 Friday Novemeber 8, 2019 -> 8:00 - 11:00 AM
Group 2 Saturday November 9, 2019 -> 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Group 3 Saturday November 9, 2019 -> 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Session 2

Group Date
Group 1 Friday Novemeber 15, 2019 -> 8:00 - 11:00 AM
Group 2 Saturday November 16, 2019 -> 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Group 3 Saturday November 16, 2019 -> 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Session 3

Group Date
Group 1 Friday Novemeber 22, 2019 -> 8:00 - 11:00 AM
Group 2 Saturday November 23, 2019 -> 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Group 3 Saturday November 23, 2019 -> 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Session 4

Group Date
Group 1 Friday Novemeber 29, 2019 -> 8:00 - 11:00 AM
Group 2 Saturday November 30, 2019 -> 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Group 3 Saturday November 30, 2019 -> 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Session 5

Group Date
Group 1 Friday December 6, 2019 -> 8:00 - 11:00 AM
Group 2 Saturday December 7, 2019 -> 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Group 3 Saturday December 7, 2019 -> 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Session 6

Group Date
Group 1 Friday December 13, 2019 -> 8:00 - 11:00 AM
Group 2 Saturday December 14, 2019 -> 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Group 3 Saturday December 14, 2019 -> 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Contest Schedule

Date     To be announced

The Team



Contest Organizers

Mohamad El-Abed


Associate Professor and Chairman
Computer and Information Systems Department
College of Arts & Sciences
Rafik Hariri University
Email: alabedma@rhu.edu.lb
Tel: 05 60 30 90 | ext: 708 | www.rhu.edu.lb
Mob.: 71/38 66 75

Ahmad Ghizzawi


RHU Computer Science Alumni

Hanaa Jazzar


Senior Software Engineer
PE Internet Banking
Path Solutions
www.path-solutions.com

Mahmoud Dafer


RHU Senior Computer Science Student


Farouk Al Boushy


RHU Senior Computer Science Student

Taha Yasin


RHU Junior Computer Science Student

Mohamad Nasser


RHU Junior Computer Science Student

Mohamad Chaaban


RHU Senior CCE student

Mohammad Kurjieh


RHU Sophomore Computer Science and Mechatronics Engineering Student

Resources



Contest Rules

Students compete individually. Programs are written in C++, and submitted electronically to the judges who test the programs and decide if a submission satisfies the correctness criteria. Contestants are allowed to bring textbooks and notes, but no disks or other computer media.

Contest Software

We will be using the Hackerrank during the contest.

Computers

Contestants will be using our lab's windows PCs.