Regional Olympiads in Informatics'

American Computer Science League - ACSL

The American Computer Science League (ACSL) is a non-profit organization devoted to computer science education at the secondary school level. ACSL organizes computer science contests for junior and senior high school students in North America (USA and Canada).

Arab Olympiad in Informatics - AOI

The Arab Olympiad in Informatics (AOI) offers students from the Arab countries the chance to compete. The 1st AOI will be organized in Alexandria , Egypt on 1-7 July 2002 by Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport.

Balkan Olympiad on Informatics - BOI

The Balkan Olympiad on Informatics (BOI) is a programming contest for secondary school students of the Balkan countries (Albenia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, FYROM, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Yugoslavia). (BOI Archive)

Baltic Olympiad in Informatics - BOI

The Baltic Olympiad in Informatics (BOI) is modeled after the IOI. Participating countries typically include Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Sweden.

Central-European Olympiad in Informatics - CEOI

The Central-European Olympiad in Informatics (CEOI) is organised by the Ministry of Culture and Education or another appropriate institution of one of the eight Central-European countries. According to the rules accepted by the initiators of CEOI, teams of eight Central-European countries, i.e. Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the Slovak Republic and Slovenia, are invited as regular participants. Moreover, the host country may invite guest participants as well. (Archive of CEOI problems, in Thailand)

Correspondence Iberoamerican Informatics Competition - CIIC

The Correspondence Iberoamerican Informatics Competition (CIIC for short, both in English and Spanish "Competencia Iberoamericana de Informatica por Correspondencia") is a computer science and computer programming contest for young Iberoamerican students enrolled on pre-universitary schools.

The competition is arranged in such a way that examination takes place within each of the participating countries. There are no travel expenses involved, but there is a small fee for participating.

Participation in the CIIC is by invitation. All states member of the Iberoamerican States Organization (OEI - Organizacion de Estados Iberoamericanos) are permanently invited. Other countries may participate under request. The official languages of the competition are Spanish and Portuguese.

Correspondence Seminar in Programming - CSP (Obsolete? Also see IPSC above)

The CSP, organized by Comenius University at Bratislava (Slovakia), is a competition for secondary school students. Limited participation from outside Slovakia is possible.

Greece/Cyprus Internet Programming Contest

Organized by the Computer Science Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

French-Australian Regional Informatics Olympiad - FARIO

An online competition organised by France-IOI and the Australian Informatics Olympiad Committee.

South East Asian Regional Computer Confederation (SEARCC) Software Competition

To foster the development of computer competence among the young in the region, SEARCC instituted a regional schools' software competition in 1989 which is held annually in conjunction with a SEARCC conference. The competition which is run under international competition rules is opened to students no more than 17 years of age. The competition also provides opportunities for the young people of the region to acquire better understanding of the culture, life-style and aspirations of each other's country, thereby contributing to better understanding and relationship for future generations.

(Archive of SEARCC problems and solutions, in Thailand)