Resources: USA-Specific

Authors: Brian Dean, Benjamin Qi

Resources specifically for the United States.

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Regional Programming Contests Within the USA


University of Central Florida

teams of 3, 4 hours


teams of 3, 3 hours

University of Pensylvania

teams of 4, 4 hours, Java or Python

UT Dallas

teams of 3, 3 hours, Java or C++

Lockheed Martin

teams of 3, 2.5 hours


teams, 3 hours


Virginia Tech

teams of 3, 5 hours

University of Central Florida

individual, 4 hours

Montgomery Blair HS

teams of 4, 4 hours

Lexington HS

teams of 3, 3 hours


Not competitive programming in the strictest sense.

Carnegie Mellon

Math contest (with compsci round). Also see CMIMC Programming Contest.

USA Participation in Other International Olympiads

The USACO is one of several national organizations in the USA that select teams of students to participate in their respective International Science Olympiads. The most prominent are the USA Mathematics Olympiad (USAMO), the US Physics Team (USAPhO), the US National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO), and the USA Biolympiad (USABO).

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Join the USACO Forum!

Stuck on a problem, or don't understand a module? Join the USACO Forum and get help from other competitive programmers!