Saturday, July 2, 2016


   This is the official Web site for the ACM SIGPLAN ICFP programming contest 2016, the 19th instance of the annual programming contest series sponsored by the ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming. The official twitter account is @ICFPContest2016.
   The contest will be held for 72 hours, starting from 0:00 (UTC) 5 August, 2016, and ending at 0:00 (UTC) 8 August, 2016. There will be a lightning division, ending at 0:00 (UTC) 6 August, 2016. The task description will be posted here at the beginning of the contest.
   This contest is open to everyone. Neither advance registration nor entry fee is required. Any programming languages may be used.
   There will be prizes for the first (US$1,000) and second ($500) place teams as well as a discretionary judges' prize ($500) and a lightning division ($500). The winners will be announced at ICFP 2016 in Nara, Japan, on 19-21 September, 2016.