International Collegiate Programming Competition

ICPC - International Collegiate Programming Competition

Interested in Programming Competitions?

The International Collegiate Programming Contest is an algorithmic programming contest for college students. Teams of three, representing their university, work to solve the most real-world problems, fostering collaboration, creativity, innovation, and the ability to perform under pressure. Through training and competition, teams challenge each other to raise the bar on the possible. Quite simply, it is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming contest in the world.

International Program Competition collage

The Kennesaw State University College of Computing and Software Engineering will host a total of 65+ teams which includes teams from Kennesaw State University

The contest fosters creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software programs, and enables students to test their ability to perform under pressure. The contest has raised aspirations and performance of generations of the world’s problem solvers in the computing sciences and engineering.

Teams of three students write computer programs to solve a set of problems in five hours. Programming teams from Southeast Region (SER) Contest; the best team represents the region at the world finals. The goal is to improve the skills necessary to solve problems with computers.
(See the ICPC entry visit the ICPC Official Site and Register at 2019 Southeast USA Region Site)

The Kennesaw State University College of Computing and Software Engineering will host a total of 65+ teams which includes teams from Kennesaw State University.

When: Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 8:30am to 7:30pm
Where: Kennesaw State University College of Computing and Software Engineering - Marietta Campus - 1100 South Marietta Pkwy, Marietta, GA, 30060
Directions: Google Maps
Parking: Parking Directions and Building Locations (Parking Deck 60: Parking is free on Saturday)
Lodging: City of Marietta, Hotels
Contact: Dr. Sarah North, snorth@kennesaw.edu  (678-520-6102)

Registration is in the Engineering Technology Center (Building Q - 202 Auditorium) from 8am-10am 

 

Why Participate?
Participating in a programming competition is not only extremely fun, but it also helps to set you apart from other students. By joining in these competitions you are furthering your understanding of programming languages and potentially setting yourself apart for employers. It's not a bad idea to have some competitions on your resume...
How do I participate?
In the links below you will find important information regarding the rules, schedule, sign up, and practice problems if you wish to utilize them. Please make sure you review the rules and schedule prior to the event. Practice sessions will also be held every week.

 

KSU Students Register: icpc@kennesaw.edu

Schedule and Rules

Practice Problems

©