The first annual NMU Invitational Programming Contest was held from 12:00 to 5:00 P.M. EST on Saturday 1 April 2000 at Northern Michigan University. The contest was organized by the NMU student chapter of the ACM and was attended by a total of 16 teams from the following schools.

Lake Superior State University, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, USA
Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, USA
The University of Michigan--Flint, Flint, Michigan, USA

The contest consisted of 6 problems to be solved over a 5 hour period.

Here is the list of rules and problems.

Below is the list of test input files, correct output files, and sample solutions. There were many ways to solve the problems, of course. These solutions were developed using the Gnu C Compiler on Red Hat Linux.

Problem 1 Input File
Problem 1 Output File
Problem 1 Solution

Problem 2 Input File
Problem 2 Output File
Problem 2 Solution

Problem 3 Input File
Problem 3 Output File
Problem 3 Solution

Problem 4 Input File
Problem 4 Output File
Problem 4 Solution

Problem 5 Input File
Problem 5 Output File
Problem 5 Solution

Problem 6 Input File
Problem 6 Output File
Problem 6 Solution

The "Seg Faults" from Michigan Tech won the competition.
Second place went to "W" from Michigan Tech.
Third place went to "Illiana Connection" from NMU.

Here are the complete results.