High school students invited to ‘Most Awesome Programming Contest’

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Maryville, Mo. – High school students who enjoy solving complex problems are invited to test their knowledge for the chance to win prizes during “The Most Awesome Northwest-Kansas City Programming Contest.”

Northwest Missouri State University’s School of Computer Science and Information Systems is offering the contest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Northwest-Kansas City, 6889 North Oak Trafficway in Gladstone, Missouri.

Standard International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) rules will apply as teams of three people will be allowed to use one computer and any printed resources. Languages will include C, C++, Java, and Python. The contest will last three hours during the afternoon after a morning practice session and lunch.

The contest is free and open to all high school students in the Kansas City region.

Coaches must register their teams by Friday, March 2, 2018, by clicking here.

For more info, contact Dr. Michael Rogers, associate professor of computer science and information systems, at michael@nwmissouri.edu or (660) 562.1551 or Jeanne Crawford, secretary for the School of Computer Science and Information Systems, at crawfo@nwmissouri.edu or (660) 562.1600.