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Jan. 23, 2020

High school students invited to compete in ‘Awesome’ programming contest

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High school students who enjoy solving complex problems are invited to test their skills and win prizes during “The Most Awesome Northwest-KC Programming Contest” this spring.

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 6, 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, Feb. 21, 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 Terry Immel, secretary for the School of Computer Science and Information Systems, at timmel@nwmissouri.edu or 660.562.1600.


Media contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704