Here are few points to help contestants get ready for the contest:
The best thing you can do to get ready for the contest is practice solving problems as much as possible.
An excellent site for past acm/icpc problems is
2. University of Valladolid has a contest site with an enormous problems archive. You can even
Here's also a link to previous Arab and North Africa Regional Contest problems for the years
4. Here is a Link to previous
A goodtext book is Programming Challenges: The Programming Contest Training Manual. The book has its own online judging system. Click
to go there. The following notes were extracted form that book.
GPC Problem Sets:
Programming Challenges: The Programming Contest Training Manual
By: Steven S. Skiena , and Miguel A. Revilla
2003 Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.