Central European regional contest ACM ICPC CERC 2016 was held from 18 to 20 November 2016 at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. Srednjeevropska regija je ena izmed najtežjih na svetu. The Central European region is one of the toughest in the world. Competitors were given 5 hours to solve 12 tasks, some of which were extremely demanding. The results can be found at http://cerc.hsin.hr/index.php?page=results. The competition was attended by 67 teams from 28 universities from Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia. UP FAMNIT team as the second Slovenian team accomplished 30th place: University of Primorska (Marko Palangetić Daniel Silađi, Anton Uramer) 4 rescued tasks.
The finals of the University Programming Marathon (UPM) took place on Saturday, 15 October 2016, in Ljubljana. Each year, teams from Slovenia's three universities compete for the UPM Champions title and the title on individual universities. At the same time, the team also compete to qualify for the CERC Europe Central Regional Contest 2016.
The third round of the University programming marathon (UPM) took place on Thursday, 06/10/2016, in Maribor, Koper and Ljubljana. Participation in Koper was severely curtailed. Nonetheless, the participants started seriously, but not enough to put together a good solution to the problems prepared.