Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal winners in HKOI 2023/24 are eligible to join the training sessions. They will become official team members if they attend at least 1 regular training session.
Other students may be allowed to sit-in as non-trainees, subject to capacity and other contraints.

Regular Training (February to May)

The regular training are held on Saturdays, with 2 sessions on each day. The second session contain contents that are suitable for all members. Trainings are conducted in Cantonese with English materials.

Team Formation Test / Asia-Pacific Informatics Olympiad

Results of the Team Formation Test and APIO will be used as a reference to select members to participate in external competitions and other learning opportunities. In 2023, the team participated in the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), China National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI), ACM-HK Programming Contest and ICPC Macau Regional Contest.

Note: Only Permanent HKID holders may participate in inter-territory external competitions such as IOI, NOI and APIO.

Hong Kong Team Training (May to August)

The Hong Kong Team training is by invitation only and is compulsory for members selected to participate in external competitions.


All training sessions are to be held on-site at City University of Hong Kong.

HKOI 2023/24 medal winners are automatically registered — they will receive CityU guest QR codes for all training days.

We also accept the following students (Non-trainees) to sit-in the training sessions:
– Other HKOI 2023/24 finalists
– SDIC 2023 finalists

The above non-trainees who wish to attend the training sessions must pre-register to receive CityU guest QR codes. Walk-in is not allowed, even if the student has access to CityU by other means.

See more details and register. (login required)
Please use the HKOI Final Event practice account given to you to log in.

Registration deadlines for Non-trainees

Week 7-9: 2024-02-13
Week 10-12: 2024-03-05
Week 14-16: 2024-03-26
Week 18-22: 2024-04-30


HKOI Medal winners can enter the training venue directly. Non-trainees should queue outside the training venue until the scheduled session start time. If there is remaining capacity when the session starts, these non-trainees will be allowed to enter the room. Otherwise, they will need to leave. The capacity for each session is 54. Late-comers may not be allowed to enter the venue if the capacity has been reached.


Attendance will be taken. Only Training Team members and non-trainees who attend at least one regular training session may participate in the Team Formation Test. Training Team members who attend at least 60% of the sessions (Team Formation Test and APIO each counts as 2 sessions) will receive a certificate.

Code of Conduct

Students must:
– Demonstrate good conduct
– Obey trainers’ instructions
– (for selected external competition participants) Attend the competition and all compulsory trainings

Students must not:
– Play games during trainings
– Cheat or attempt to cheat in contests
– Harass trainers and/or other members
– Violate the HKOI Online Judge Terms of Use

Students who do not comply with the rules may be banned from the Team and/or all HKOI-related activities.