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This is an annual computer programming olympiad held at Dublin City University (DCU). The goals of the competition are:

The competition is open to all second-level students in Ireland who are under 20 on the 1st of July.

It consists of two rounds; round one can be done at home or at school, and is used to determine entry to the final round which will be held in the School of Computing at DCU. For details on entry go to the How To Enter section.

If you would like to keep up-to-date with AIPO 2016 competition schedule, please subcribe to our mailing list here:
http://mailhost.computing.dcu.ie/mailman/listinfo/aipo

Gary Conway and Ximo Planells  [Competition Organisers]

aipo-committee@computing.dcu.ie

2017 National Programming Olympiad @ DCU

AIPO 2017 - Senior Winners

The cream of BT Young Scientists and CoderDojo took up the challenge of the National Programming Olympiad (AIPO) competition at DCU during the mid-term break (25/2/17). Sponsored by Fidelity Investments Ireland, 33 students from around Ireland flexed their coding muscles in one of the tough competitions in the country for second level students. After qualifying through an online preliminary round, the students had to code solutions for 8 algorithmic puzzles to be crowned 2017 National AIPO Champion.

2017 BT Young Scientist Technology category winner and budding Data Scientist John Ryan (17) from St. Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles clinched his first Senior title with a score of 425 from a possible maximum of 600. He was closely followed in 2nd place by his 2016 Team Ireland comrade, CoderDojo Mallow’s Kieran Horgan (16) with a score of 370 points. Newcomer Oisín O’Duibhir (16) took the bronze medal with a score of 360 points. The Junior top prize went to Suneet Mahajan (14) who was competing with our youngest competitor, his sister, Ayushi (11), both from Douglas, Cork.

All of the talented youngsters at the National Finals are self taught to the level of a 2nd year University student. This shows their passion and dedication to coding, technology and self-learning. A remarkable accolade!

Final Call for AIPO 2017

All<br />
                                  Ireland Programming Olympiad (AIPO)

Dublin City University

DCU School<br />
                                  of Computing

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  • Do you know gifted secondary school students who can write code?
  • Do they excel at Maths?
  • If so, why not challenge them to enter the All-Ireland Programming Olympiad?

http://aipo.computing.dcu.ie/programming-problems

 

High Spec laptops up for grabs for Junior (<15yrs) and Senior programmers (>=15yrs) at the National Finals in DCU Saturday 25th February.

Closing Date: 23rd February

Top Seniors will be invited to a special 3-day training camp in DCU to prepare them to represent Ireland at the prestigious International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) this summer.

AIPO Committee

Emailaipo-committee@computing.dcu.ie

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Sponsored by:

Fidelity<br />
                                  Investments Ireland