Registration for the Intercollegiate Programming Competition is open

Registration is open for the Intercollegiate Programming Competition, and SPC students are signing up for a fun-filled afternoon of programming!

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Intercollegiate Programming Competition details

Students from nine colleges across the state will be participating in this programming competition. Contestants will be given eight computer programming problems to solve. The problems will include a set of requirements, input test data, and expected output information.

The competition is open to any student who has a minimum of six credit hours completed and is registered for at least one class during the Spring, 2017 semester. However, students in Bachelors’ degree programs are not eligible to compete.

The competition is scheduled for April 22, from 1-4 p.m. in ES-205. The competition wraps up at 4:45 p.m. with a virtual award ceremony. St. Petersburg College students will be competing on the Clearwater Campus in room ES-205.  Contestants will have the chance to win cash prizes and bragging rights for their school. Third prize is a cash award of $100. Second prize is a cash award of $250. First prize is a cash award of $500 and a trophy that the winning college will proudly showcase for a year.

Registration is open until April 19, no later than 4 p.m. Interested students may register as well as see problems from previous years at

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Dawn Ellis at

St. Petersburg College offers many degrees in the technology field.  Learn more about St. Petersburg’s Programming Degrees.

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