Every year, ACM@UVa runs the largest High School Programming Contest (HSPC) in the mid-Atlantic region, and one of the largest in the country.
Saturday April 15th, 2023
HSPC 2023 is on!
If you are interested in sponsoring the contest, and encouraging high school students to pursue computing, please email email@example.com. You can read our sponsorship letter here.
Where do I register?
Previous year's coaches should receive an email from us asking about registration. If you do not receive an email or are a new team interested in participating, please register here.
What do I need to know about registration?
Each team consists of up to three students and one coach. Registration costs $40 per team. Each school may register up to three teams.
Is financial assistance available?
We know that the cost of attendance for our competition may be prohibitive for some schools. If your school is interested in participating but is prevented by the cost, please let our HSPC Contest Chair know by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year, we plan to host HSPC in person at UVA! The schedule will be as follows:
Teams must register by 9:30 in Rice 130!
Please set your GPS to the following:
85 Engineer's Way
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Parking for Rice Hall is available behind Scott Stadium, which is just off of Whitehead Road. Below is a map of acceptable parking locations. Please park in lots labeled T4 only. We can't wait to see you at HSPC on April 15th, 2023! Register here!
the HSPC team
HSPC@UVa is run by UVa students! If you are a current or graduated UVa student and want to help inspire high school students, let us know at email@example.com or join our Discord server and type !hspc. Thank you!
Rules can be found in the Logistics section of this document.
For further comments or questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Competitors will be allowed to use any IDE they choose. Our judging software will use the following language versions:
We will be using DomJudge to submit and judge solutions.
You can read past problem sets (PDF) and see full solutions with sample and judge input/output (zip) here:
During the contest, the following will be available electronically:
Prizes are likely to include Amazon gift cards, board games, drones, and other similarly useful items.
You can view past results here.
Each team will have access to a single Linux environment with common IDEs, compilers, and editors installed. This computer will be shared by all team members.
If you have any questions, please contact the HSPC contest director (email@example.com).