High School Contest

Friday Nov. 2nd 2018 (8am-2pm)
The eFactory, Springfield Missouri

Your High School students are invited to compete in our free ICPC-inspired programming competition. Prepare your students for future collegiate ACM-ICPC contests. The winning high school receives our H4G traveling trophy until the next competition!

Contest Details

We begin the Hack 4 Good weekend with a contest designed for area High School students. Teams of 1-3 students solve 10-12 problems of varying difficulty and upload solutions to our automated live scoring system at this ICPC-inspired event. Our contest judges review results and present final results/awards during lunch.

Team Rules

No more than 3 students per team
No more than 1 computer per team
No other electronic devices
Printed materials are allowed

Review Full Rules in the Team Packet:
2018 Team Packet
2017 Team Packet

Programming Languages

Teams must write their solutions in one of the following programming languages:
Python 3, Python 2

C++, C

If you teach another language such as C#, please Contact Us with details! We may consider allowing additional languages and preparing solutions for sample problems in the team packet.

Learn More in the Team Packet:
2018 Team Packet
2017 Team Packet

Preparing for Contest

Teams are expected to review Team Packet and be able to complete sample problems on their computer before they arrive.

Mentors can assist with technical difficulties during contest. No other outside assistance allowed.

Review Prior Problems and Solutions

Pricing & Registration

Registration for the first 20 teams is FREE, thanks to our Sponsors. Limit 2 free team registrations per school. Standard registration is $60 per team.

Each team may have 1-3 students. We recommend 2 students per team.

Registration includes lunch. Register by Monday October 15th 2018 to receive an event shirt.


Event Schedule

Friday November 2nd, 2018
8:00am Registration/Breakfast
(Donuts, Bagels, Coffee, Juice, Milk)
8:30am Welcome
9:00am Competition
12:30pm Lunch
(Pizza, Soda, Iced Tea)
1:00pm Results and Awards
2:00pm Dismiss


Hosted at The eFactory, Springfield Missouri

Other High School Events

SBU High School Programming Contest
November 16th 2018
Southern Baptist University, Bolivar MO (30 miles)
Details and Registration

Arkansas High School Programming Competition
March 2019
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville AR (120 miles)
Details and Registration

Google Code-In
Begins October 2018

Google Summer of Code
Apply in March 2019 for Summer 2019

USA Computing Olympiad
Online Qualifying Contests, International Contest

American Computer Science League
Local Qualifying Contests, National Contest

High School Competition Finalists – Hack 4 Good 2017

Our Sponsors