OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS, 2007, Vol. 1, 112-123
© Institute of Mathematics and Informatics,

ISSN 1822-7732

Programming Contests for School Students in Bulgaria


aFaculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University 1164, 5 J. Bourcheir blvd., Sofia, Bulgaria E-mail: manev@fmi.uni-sofia.bg

bInstitute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences 1113, 8 G. Bonchev str, Sofia, Bulgaria E-mail: keleved@math.bas.bg

cDepartment of Mathematics, Technical University of Gabrovo 5300,4 H. Dimitar str., Gabrovo, Bulgaria E-mail: skapralov@tugab.bg


Competitions in programming for secondary and high school students in Bulgaria have long traditions. The National Olympiad in Informatics started in 1985. Even before 1985, competitions on national and regional level were popular. Bulgaria is founder and the first host of the International Olympiad in Informatics in 1989. The paper presents the current situation and challenges in the area of Informatics competitions in Bulgaria. The structure of the competition system, including the Bulgarian National Olympiad in Informatics is outlined.


programming contests, olympiad in informatics, IOI, training, preparation

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