Computer Olympiad / Rekenaarolimpiade


Computer Olympiad / Rekenaarolimpiade

Instructions for Participating Online

Round 1 Programming Olympiad 2019


  1. Make sure you have the URL, your username and your password as shown below.

Logging in on the Bebras website

 Login Strip

  1. Point your browser to for English.
  2. Point your browser to for Afrikaans.
  3. Read the instructions on the Welcome page.
  4. On the Welcome screen, click on the big Login  button (or the one top right on the screen).
  5. On the Login screen, enter your username, and password and click on the Login
  6. Provide your first name, last name, grade (e.g. 7 or 8), birthdate and gender etc. Enter details as they should appear on your certificate. Click on Save .

Entering personal details

    7.  Click and read the Instructions (PO) Tab at the top right corner.

 Choosing a Competition

    1. Click on Competitions (top right on your screen)

    2. Select Programming Olympiad.

Doing the questions

  1. When the list of questions comes up, click on the first question you want to answer.
  2. The clock (top right) will start running.
  3. You have one hour to answer 16 sub questions.
  4. Write the necessary program on your own computer and Save .
  5. Type the answer in the space given on the website.
  6. If there is a Save button at the bottom of the question, make sure you click it. Note: ‘Not saved’ is the same as ‘not answered’.
  7. The Erase  button does just that: it erases your answer so that you can enter a different answer.
  8. Click Next  (top left) for the next question.
  9. On the menu on the left, a tick will show which questions you have completed. (This does not mean your answer was correct.)

If you get stuck

  1. You can always go back to a question by clicking on it on the menu.
  2. You may ask your teacher to explain or translate difficult words or sentences, but he/she is not allowed to help you answer the questions.


  1. Once the time has expired or you have finished, click on End (bottom left).
  2. To log out, click on the Logout  button (very top right).
  3. The result will be sent to your school about ten days after participation.