Knowing how to code is a very important skill these days, and to motivate the students to learn more about computer science, Bangladesh Open Source Network (BDOSN) and Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) has organized a Computer Science Education Week from the 7th till 13th December.
As part of the CSE Week, two programming contests will be held- one of which will be specially for girls. Moreover, workshops on programming as well as Hour of Code will also be organized as part of the CSE Week.
The National Girl’s Programming Contest will be held at Daffodil International University Campus on 12th December and participants can compete in two categories- University and High School. Registration fees have been set at Tk. 1000 for University teams while that for High School teams will be Tk. 500. Winning teams will receive financial rewards as well as a trophy.
The online programming contest on the other hand will require no registration free and will be held on 11th December, Friday from 3 pm to 8 pm. The contest will have three categories- High School, University and Others and the top 125 programmers from the three categories will be awarded.
Participants will have to compete individually and since the contest will be held online, they can participate from anywhere. The contest will primarily be based on the languages C and C#.
Registration for both competitions can be completed by signing up in this address.
Sponsored by Digital Solution Innovator and Academic Care, Daffodil International University, CodeMarshall, Dimik Computing School, Google Developers Group- Bangla, Google Women Techmakers, Internet Society Bangladesh are also collaborating in the initiative. Kishor Alo magazine will be the magazine partner for the event.