The ICFP Programming Contest

Each year, ICFP sponsors a fun and challenging three-day programming competition a few months before the conference. The winners of the contest are announced at ICFP.

Upcoming contest

The 2016 ICFP Programming Contest, organized by the University of Electro-Communications, will be held August 5-8, 2016.

Past contests

  • 2015, organized by Galois, Inc.
  • 2014 (archive.org link), organized by the University of Oxford and Well-Typed LLP
  • 2013, organized by Microsoft Research
  • 2012, organized by the University of St Andrews
  • 2011, organized by Tohoku University
  • 2010, organized by HTWK Leipzig
  • 2009, organized by the University of Kansas
  • 2008, organized by Portland State University and the University of Chicago
  • 2007, organized by Utrecht University
  • 2006, organized by CMU
  • 2005, organized by PLT
  • 2004, organized by the University of Pennsylvania
  • 2003 (archive.org link), organized by Chalmers
  • 2002 (archive.org link), organized by OGI
  • 2001, organized by INRIA Rocquencourt
  • 2000, organized by Cornell University and Bell Labs
  • 1999 (archive.org link), organized by Harvard University and the University of Virginia
  • 1998 (archive.org link), organized by Université de Montréal and MIT