Programming Competitions

Programming Competition Date and Venue

The programming competition is designed to challenge STEM students to develop a real-world project within 24 hours.

  • Date and Time: April 18, 9:00 AM to April 19, 11:59 AM
  • Location: Kennesaw State University, Marietta Campus



The prizes are $500, $300, and $200 for the first-place, second-place, and third-place teams, respectively.


Student Team Requirements
  • Teams must comprise a minimum of two and a maximum of five students.
  • No restrictions on the number of teams per university or organization, but a
    student cannot be part of multiple teams.
  • Submissions are welcome from undergraduate to postgraduate students.
    Encouragement is given for teams to be multidisciplinary and/or multi-national.


Advisor Involvement
  • Advisors may assist in conceptualization but are not the primary participants.
  • Authors should primarily be students, with at most one non-student supervisor


Eligibility Documentation
  • Each student participant must provide either a signed letter from their supervisor
    confirming enrollment in an academic course or proof of registration/enrollment
    for the 2024 semester.
  • A single file proof package, including scanned documents for each team member,
    must be submitted.


Conference Registration

Team leaders must register by March 31, 2024. Team member registrations are optional. (Press here for conference registration.)


Programming Competition Project

The project description will be revealed on-site at 9:00 AM, April 18, 2024.


Submission Details

Teams must submit the following information via this link (Registration Link of Programming Competition):

  • Team Name
  • Institution Name and Address
  • Team Leader and Members (First Name, Last Name, Major, Grade, and Email)
  • Contact Person (Name, Email, Address, and Phone Number)
  • Scanned supporting documents (see Eligibility Documentation above)


Competition Registration Deadline (same as Conference Registration Deadline)

Competition Registration Deadline: March 31, 2024



If you have any questions, please contact Bob Lowe at