Unfortunately, the 2020 and 2021 Spring Coding Contests are canceled due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 on campus. Whether the 2022 Spring Coding Contests will be held are subject to policies at that time. Sorry for any inconvenience it may cause.

2019 Spring Coding Contest


Final Scoreboard
Congratulations to team TwoSimple for solving the entire problem set in an amazing 160 minutes! Team SoySauce got second place by solving all 11 problems with a higher time penalty. Team PleaseAcceptMe solved 9 problems, while IseePC and 3Idiots1Computer both solved 6 problems. Great job everyone!

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 in 11:00 AM CDT on Saturday, April 13th.
Teams of up to 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 since we can't make any guarantees, start looking for teammates now!


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


Saturday, April 13th, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT


Digital Computer Lab, Room 440 (in the basement)


It'll be a lot of fun! If you like programming and solving challenging problems, grab a couple of friends and form a team and compete for prizes at the Spring Coding Contest! (Plus free food, snacks, and drinks!)


We will be providing pizza and drinks for lunch plus snacks and drinks during the contest, but you can bring your own if you'd like!


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


Open to everyone, regardless of school year or major!


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

  • C/C++
  • Java
  • Python 3


Please feel free to make a post or DM an officer on our Campuswire or Slackchannel!