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Battle of the Brains - Conference & Contest - open to ALL!

Saturday, April 1 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

ECS South 800 W. Campbell Rd EC31

Thanks to our continuing sponsor State Farm for enabling us to offer this contest for FREE to school students & college students. We are also thrilled to have Texas Intellectual Property Alliance (TXIPA) as an additional sponsor for this contest.

While any one / team can complete ONLINE, prizes will be given only for the high school student groups registered through CS teachers & compete in-person.

Schedule for the day @

School teachers should register their teams @ (register IN-PERSON teams only, No need to register teams that will compete ONLINE). Teachers have to validate the team names on that day, for the teams to qualify for prizes.

Recent contests:
Fall 2022 Advanced:
Discussion about solutions:

Fall 2022 Novice:
Discussion about solutions:

Fall 2021 Advanced:
Fall 2021 Novice:

Actual Contest will run 1-4pm. You can setup the teams now, join the contest now and get ready:

If you are high school student & your school officially participates, please reach out to your CS teacher to form the teams (One student from each team should sign up for the contest, then click on View my team to add other team members). Email if there are any questions.

BTW, you can visit any of the current open contests to practice with Kattis environment - lists all the current & upcoming & old contests.

The contest, which follows ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) style, is held twice a year on the UT Dallas campus with UT Dallas CS professors Chalam Chitturi and Jey Veerasamy, overseeing the contest, assisted by UT Dallas CS students.

UTD strives to create inclusive and accessible events in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require an accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact the event coordinator (listed below) at least 10 business days prior to the event. If you have any additional questions, please email and the AccessAbility Resource Center at

Event Type

Meetings & Conferences

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, General Public, Prospective Students, Graduate Students


Science & Technology




Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science


Contact Information
Jey Veerasamy
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