UCF hosts the North American Championship of the International Collegiate Programming Competition


North America’s top computer programming students descended on the University of Central Florida campus on Monday to compete in the North American Championship Round of the 2022 International College Programming Competition.

UCF, a longtime competitor to the event, hosts another 49 elite teams of student programmers from institutions across the United States and Canada, including MIT, Harvard, Georgia Tech, Purdue and many more. ‘others.

According to a press release, “Participating universities bring together three-member student teams who train rigorously to compete against each other in solving real-world computer programming problems.”

A total of 150 students race against the clock in a competition of logic, strategy and mental endurance.

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The best teams will qualify for the World Finals, to be held in 2023.

UCF has ranked among the best in the country for the past 40 years in ICPC competitions and ranked No. 1 in North America and No. 10 in the world.

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Every year for the past decade, a UCF team has qualified for the World Finals.

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