We invite and welcome all Stanford students to compete in the Stanford Local Programming Contest!
The primary purpose of the Stanford Local Programming Contest is to select our best contestants to formally represent Stanford at the regional and international competitions. Check the criteria below to determine whether or not you would be eligible to compete on one of Stanford's official ACM-ICPC teams. When registering for the local contest, please indicate your official ACM-ICPC eligibility status.
To qualify for a spot on the Stanford ACM-ICPC team:
You MUST have a natural love for fun algorithmic and mathematical problems.
- You were born in 1993 or later.
- You first started college in 2012 or later.
- You have completed no more than eight semesters of full-time study.*
You MUST be currently enrolled in a degree program at Stanford. (at least half-time)
You MUST be willing and able to compete in the 2017 ACM-ICPC World Finals.
You MUST NOT have previously competed in the ACM-ICPC World Finals more than once.
At least one of the following must apply to you:
* i.e. a first-year grad student who has just completed a 4-year degree is eligible. If this last criterion is the only one that applies to you, your eligibility may need to be verified. Please indicate this when registering.
Please refer to the eligibility decision tree published by the ACM-ICPC Eligibility Committee if you are unsure whether or not you are eligible to compete in the ACM-ICPC. The full text of the elegibility requirements can be found on the ACM-ICPC Regional Rules page.