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2019 MC Programming Competition

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April 12, 2019

Date: Friday, April 12th, 2019

Time: 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Where: 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

Science West  Building (SW), Third Floor, Rockville campus, Montgomery College


2:30 - 3:30 pm Registration - SW 3rd floor (hallway outside of SW301)

3:30 - 4:00 pm Orientation - SW 3rd floor SW317 A/B

4:00 - 5:30 pm Competition - SW 3rd floor SW317A/B

5:30 - 6:00 pm Pizza - SW 3rd floor (hallway outside of SW301)

6:00 - 7:00 pm Guest Speaker / Award Ceremony - SW301



The Engineering, Physical and Computer Science Department of Montgomery College, Maryland is proud to host the 2019 Programming Competition. This event brings talented high school students from Washington metropolitan area to participate in a programming competition using the Java programming language. Each team will demonstrate its programming skills and problem-solving abilities by developing solutions to a number of programming problems. There is no cost to participate in the competition. The duration of the competition is 90 minutes. Java API documentation will be available for access on local computers. Teams will NOT be allowed to use books or other resources. Each team will be assigned with one computer. The registration deadline is March 25th.

To register teams for a competition please email the following information to by March 25th, 2019

  • Coach Name/Chaperon Name (Coach or Chaperon should be school employee)
  • Coach email address/Chaperon email address
  • Total Number of teams (Maximum 8 teams, 2 students per team)
  • List of teams, team members and each team level. There are two levels: Introduction and Advanced


Competition information

System: IBM PC running Microsoft Windows

Compiler/Editor/IDE: TextPad, Eclipse, and JDK 1.8

Programming: Teams are expected to develop character-based (command line) programs. No GUI features will be needed.

Eclipse Documentations

Programming Competition Details

Samples of Problems from Competition 2015


Department of Engineering, Physical, and Computer Science

Nawal Benmouna, PhD, Department Chair

Alla Webb, PhD

Greg Grinberg, PhD

Thomas (Tom) Warning, Instructional Lab Manager

Bonita F. Bennett, Administrative Aide II

Sponsored by:

New Murach Red Logo

Official ORM Logo jpeg


02/12/2019 by Dr. Greg Grinberg Montgomery College

Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD


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