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2016 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) sponsors an international programming contest for college students, known as the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) sponsored by IBM. Teams of three students write computer programs to solve a set of problems in five hours. Programming teams from the states of MS, AL, GA, SC, and FL compete at the Southeast Region (SER) Contest; the best team represents the region at the world finals. The goal is to improve the skills necessary to solve problems with computers. (See the ACM ICPC entry external link at Wikipedia or visit the ICPC official WWW site external link.)

The College of Charleston will be hosting a total of 15 teams, from 6 institutions, including a team from the College of Charleston.  

When: Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 8:00am to 7:30pm

Schedule: 2016 ICPC Schedule

Where: College of Charleston, Harbor Walk East, 3rd Floor, Rooms:301, 334, 335; Opening/Closing Remarks - Harbor Walk West 213

Directions: Driving Directions; Google Maps; Address: 360 Concord St. Charleston, SC 29401

Parking Options: Parking Map

Harbor Walk

South Carolina Aquarium Garage

City of Charleston:

Lodging: Hotels

To register, visit the SER2016 official WWW site.

If you have any questions, please contact Tony Leclerc ( or Jim Bowring (