The program of the contest:
The contest will have 10 rounds, 5 of them
in 1997 and 5 in 1998. The first 15 students after these 10 rounds will take
part in a final round in Oradea between June 4th-6th
The problems will be sent weekly, on Fridays, along with the
best solutions and the classification after the round that began two weeks
The problems will be sent on: 1997 November
14th, 21st, 28th; 1997 December
5th, 12th; 1998 January 9th, 16th,
23rd, 30th; 1998 February 7th.
Joining the contest.
All the fields in the registration form must be completed.
Soon after completing the registration form
(1 or 2 days) you will receive an e-mail message confirming your
registration to the contest - or a warning message if the form was not
The message confirming the registration to
the contest will have included the rules of the contest. The participants who
want to get more information about the contest can send an e-mail message to
the Subject: Help.
For any problems concerning the
registration form feel free to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org,
with the Subject of your message:
The solutions to the problems.
The solutions to the problems of the
contest will be sent to: email@example.com.
Each participant will send the solutions
from his e-mail address (messages coming from a different address are not
Each message will contain the solution to
exactly one problem (messages containg solutions to more than one problem
are not accepted).
The messages containing the solutions will
have in the Subject: line the characters: RxPy, where x is the
number of the round, and y is the number of the solved problem.
Thus, the message containing the solution to problem no. 2 in round 1 will have
in the Subject line the text R1P2.
The solutions will be sent either as a file
attached to the message or as the message text. MIME Encoded or
UUENCODED messages are accepted.
Participants concerned with security
problems, please read section 4 - message
The messages that do not match the above
rules will be automatically sent back to the sender.
The participants concerned with the
possibility of their messages containing solutions being intercepted by the
administrators of their networks or by other people can send the messages
encrypted using PGP (Pretty Good Privacy).
The messages will be encrypted with
'pgp -ea problem.pas firstname.lastname@example.org',
obtaining a file named 'problem.asc' that can be sent in the
body of the message (the file is in ASCII format), or with
'pgp -e problem.pas email@example.com',
obtaining the file 'problem.pgp', that must be encoded with
UUNECODE or attached to the message.
In the commands above
'problem.pas' is the name of the solution of the problem you
want to send. The commands will work only if you have the PGP public key of the
You can get PGP
from the web server at Emanuil Gojdu High School, the DOS (ftp://lego.rdsor.ro/pub/dos/pgp263i.zip) version or the Linux
This is the second edition of the contest,
the first edition took place in
January - March 1997.
On the contest Web page (http://www.lego.rdsor.ro),
you can find the problems, the most
interesting solutions, and also the classification.
After ten rounds, the best 15 students will
take part in the final in Oradea between June 4th-6th
1998. The number of the finalists will grow if there are
students with the same points.