From each college and university in the Benelux, a few teams will be eligible to enter the contest. We will welcome 38 teams in total and at least 2 teams from each university or college.


For most universities in the Netherlands there will be a preliminary where you will battle your fellow students for a spot at the BAPC. Check with your local student or study union for the details.

Belgium and Luxemburg

If you are a student at the University of Luxembourg or at one of the Belgian universities, contact us at to find out how to participate as this varies per institution.

Company teams

There will also be a competition for companies in which they will be able to show off which company has the best and brightest in problem solving. To participate as a company please contact us at

Teams already in:
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