APIO 2022 Regulations 

Contest Format

  • The APIO 2022 contest is a 5-hour window with a strict start time to be chosen by the leader for each student during registration.

  • The competition window will be held between Saturday, 28 May 2022 to Sunday, 29 May 2022.

  • Each country may consist of up to 30 students. However, only the top six students will form the official team, according to the contest results.

  • Each contestant must start the contest at the time of their own choice. The start and end times must be within the competition window. The start and end of the competition for each contestant will be chosen by the country team leader.

  • Students are eligible for this contest if and only if they are eligible for IOI 2022.

 

Medal Distribution

The medal awards are uniquely determined by the following rules:

  • Get a temporary ranking from the top six students of each country.

  • From the temporary ranking, obtain the medal cut-offs by the following rules:

    • The largest score such that at least one-twelfth of all contestants from the temporary ranking is the gold cut-off.

    • The largest score such that at least one-fourth of all contestants from the temporary ranking is the silver cut-off.

    • The smallest score such that at most one-half of all contestants from the temporary ranking is the bronze cut-off.

  • The top six students from each country receive medals according to the cut-offs. Students with the same score as the sixth student also receive the medals according to the cut-offs.

 

Proctoring

  • Team leaders can do APIO 2022 Online or Onsite according to his country situation.

  • Team leaders are in charge of proctoring their teams and ensuring that APIO 2022 is fair.