Spring Coding Contest

Problem set and solutions

The complete problem set and editorial solutions are posted!
The judge's code solutions and data are posted!
Problem set
Code and Data


A team-based ICPC-style programming contest on campus, open to all students of UIUC.


Saturday, April 7th, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT


Digital Computer Lab, Room 440 (in the basement)


It'll be a lot of fun! The Spring Coding Contest is great for people who like solving challenging algorithms and programming problems. (Plus, free food, prizes and a raffle for an Xbox One!)


Register here! (requires Illinois login, each team should submit one form)
Check this page for updates as we get closer to the contest. We will also send e-mail updates to registered students. Registration closes promptly at 11:00 AM CDT on Saturday, April 7th.
Teams of upto 3 students
If you can't find a team by the end of registration, we will do our best to match you with other students as soon as registration ends, but we make no guarantees. Start looking for teammates now!


We will be providing pizza and drinks for lunch, plus snacks during the contest, but you can bring your own snacks and drinks.


  • First place team: $40 each team member
  • Second place team: $20 each team member
  • Third and Fourth place team: $10 each team member



During the contest internet usage is forbidden, with the following exceptions:
Any physical reference materials such as notes, textbooks, printed code, etc are allowed although electronic and digital reference materials are strictly forbidden.
The rules are tentative and are subjective to change at our discretion.

Languages allowed

  • C99
  • C++ 11
  • Java 8
  • Python 2, Python 3


Please feel free to reach out to us at icpc@cs.illinois.edu