Making the SACO final round and the online training camp available to the general public has proven rather successful, so we're planning on continuing to do so indefinitely. We've been getting lots of participation from TopCoder members, however, we'd really like stronger participation from South Africans. So if you're a South African reading this and are interested or know someone that might be interested please read further.
The first training camp of the year is being held in two weeks time over the weekend of 23-24 February. We'll be holding it online during at the same times as the on-site contest:
If you have already registered for a previous contest, then you don't need to re-register as your account will carry over to the new contest. The coaches will be on IRC, in #saco on the FreeNode network during the contest for any potential issues that may arise. To see what type of problems to expect, have a quick look through the problem archive.