WVU Tech Departemnt of Computer Science and Information Systems

WVU Tech High School Programming Competition Spring 2022


Saturday, February 26, 2022, the WVU Tech High School Programming Competition, Hosted by the WVU Tech Department of Computer Sciences and Information Systems, invites talented young programmers to our campus in Beckley, West Virginia to showcase their problem-solving and programming skills in a day-long competition.

The competition is open to students in grades 9-12. Awards cash prizes and scholarships will be offered to qualifying students.

Online Sample Contest

An online sample contest is available here. You will need a HackerRank account to enter the contest.

1. The provided link will redirect you to the main page of the sample contest. Please read the information contest's information, including rules and scoring information.
2. Click on the "Sign Up" button.
3. If you have not created a HackerRank account, please follow the instructions in the "Sign Up" tab. Otherwise, log in with your existing HackerRank account in the "Log in" tab.
4. After successfully logging in and entering the contest, you will see the questions dashboard. There are two questions in this sample contest. The questions are from the previous competitions in 2016 and 2018. You can find the questions and solutions to the problems on the competition's website.
5. You can click on the problems and start solving them. Please make sure that your program can handle the inputs and outputs correctly.

Rules and Schedule

Date and Time:
Saturday, February 26, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

WVU Tech Carter Hall
322 S Kanawha St,
Beckley, WV 25801

Students will compete in teams, and each team may consist of one or two students who are enrolled in the same institution. Official rules are available here

Detailed Schedule: TBA


1st Place: $300 for each member.
2nd Place: $200 for each member
3rd Place: $100 for each member

In addition, eligible members of the top three teams will receive scholarships to attend WVU Tech. Each member on the third place team will be eligible for up to $1,000, each member on the second place team will be eligible for up to $2,000, and each member on the first place team will be eligible for up to $3,000. These scholarships are renewable for up to four years, on the condition that they meet the eligibility requirements as specified by our financial aid department.


Registration is free and the deadline is February 22, 2022.

Register Here

Old Questions

Here the questions from last years to practice

2016 Questions 2016 Answers

2018 Questions and Answers

2018 Results

1st Place: Eric Hamilton, Sana Khan, Will Snider (George Washington High School)
2nd Place: Sullivan Steele, John Metzger, Will Manahan (Capital High School)
3rd Place: Sachet Sachdeva, Cameron White (Shady Spring High School)


Thang Bui, Ph.D. Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

Phone: 304-929-1616