World Finals Results 2009

Report from Stockholm

Regional Champions | U Canterbury | U Tasmania | South Pacific Representatives | World Finals Site

The ACM Programming Contest World Finals were held from April 19th to 22nd in Stockholm, Sweden.  Once again, 100 teams qualified for theWorld Finals from "7,109 teams representing 1,838 universities in 88 countries" (ACM).   The South Pacific Region was represented in the World Finals by University of Melbourne, our regional contest winners, University of Canterbury representing New Zealand and University of Tasmania who gained a wild card.

Thanks to IBM, the event sponsors, who provide the accommodation, food and activities that make the World Finals such an experience for the teams, and to KTH Royal Institute of Technology, the hosts.

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Regional Champions

University of Melbourne were placed equal 20th. Congratulations to the South Pacific Regional Champions 2009.

Hi Pat

Solved 5 problems.

Christopher Chen
Angus McInnes
Victor Lei
Bernie Pope (coach)

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Melbourne Team Photo

University of Canterbury

Team JET

Solved 3 problems (=49th)

Tim Bell (coach)
Joseph Scarr
Edwin Flores
Thomas Steinke

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Canterbury Team Photo


University of Tasmania

Mehffort Musketeers

Solved 3 problems (=49th)

Michael Ford
Christopher Neugebauer
Mike Cameron-Jones (coach)
Alex Berry


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Tasmania Team Photo


South Pacific team in Stockholm

The South Pacific Representatives in Stockholm (left to right)

Tim Bell, Edwin Flores, Joseph Scarr, Thomas Steinke, Christopher Chen, Victor Lei, Angus McInnes, Bernie Pope, Luigi Barone, Raewyn Boersen, Chris Handley, Phil Robbins, Mike Cameron-Jones, Christopher Neugebauer, Alex Berry, Michael Ford