Denison ACM Programming Contest

February 22nd, 2017



Congratulations to all our students who participated in the Spring 2017 Denison ACM Programming contest.  Oberlin was represented by 24 students. Two of our teams placed in the top 10! Special congratulations to 2nd place team: Oberlin’;DROP TABLE TEAMS;–  consisting of Anders Cornell, Jakob Cornell, Ben Levin,  and Nathan Paige and 8th place winners: The Flying Rainbow Ninja Unicorns, consisting of Adina Johnson, Serafina Nix, Maya Shanmugam, and Olivia Vasquez.

Youngstown Programming Contest

October 31st, 2016

This past weekend, 5 teams of Oberlin students competed at the Youngstown ACM programming contest.  All of our teams performed well, and our top team — Oberlin Prime — was ranked third at our site.

Oberlin Prime

Oberlin Prime (Nathan Paige, Bobby Dorwood, Sage Jenson)

Congratulations to everyone!

Youngstown ACM Programming Contest team 2016

The whole team, plus Tom, plus creepy little girl statue.

Programming contest teams take first and second

April 4th, 2016

This past weekend (April 2nd) was the 10th Annual Ohio Wesleyan Programming Contest. We sent 4 teams, all of whom did great, solving at least half the problems.  Oberlin Alpha and Oberlin Prime took first and second place respectively, out of 12 teams total.  Congratulations to our teams!

Spring 2015 ACM Programming contest Denison University

March 2nd, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS to The Oberlin CSCI programming teams, taking first and third place out of 21 teams.  
All four of our teams got at least half the problems solved, which put everyone in the top half.  Our teams were:
Sweaty Murder Squirrels (1st) Scott Hulver, Amanda Strominger, Nathan Klein
Man Which (3rd) Chris Egerton, Elias “Alex” Cotsarelis, Eren Guendelsberger
Java The Hutt Devon Wells,Tim Hennigan,Laura Watiker,Sam Rossin
MegaHurtz Abby Singer, Evan Hertafeld, Nathan Paige

@Denison University Spring 2015ACM Programming contest

@Denison University Spring 2015ACM Programming contest

@Denison Programming Contest Spring 2015

@Denison Programming Contest Spring 2015

2014 ACM Regional Programming Contest

November 11th, 2014

The Oberlin College programming contest teams had a strong showing at the regional ACM meet this weekend. There were over 140 teams, including many from powerhouses such as Carnegie Mellon University and University of Waterloo. Our top team, “Megahurts”, came in 15th overall, which placed Oberlin as the second highest ranking school at the Youngstown site (the largest of the four regional sites).

Our competitors were Nathan Paige, Nathan Klein, Laura Watiker, Evan Hertafeld, Scott Hulver, Sam Rossin, Alex Cotsarelis, Eren Guendelsberger, Chris Egerton, Amanda Strominger, Devon Wells, and Tim Hennigan.

Congratulations on a great performance! Next up is the Denison contest in the Spring.

2014 Muskingum University Programming Contest

September 28th, 2014

Oberlin students did a fantastic job at the Muskingum University programming contest this past weekend.  Two of our teams (“Lavascript” and “Public Static Void Pain”) took first and second place, and all our teams solved multiple problems, despite this being the first contest for most.

Our competitors were Laura Watiker, Paul Buser, Sam Rossin, Alex Cotsarelis, Eren Guendelsberger, Chris Egerton, Will Banfield, Alex Peterson, Max Grusky, Amanda Strominger, Devon Wells, and Tim Hennigan.

Great work everyone!

2014 CS T-Shirt Contest – due March 15

February 25th, 2014

Get your CS T-Shirt design in by March 15!!!!

Students compete at the Denison Programming Contest

February 22nd, 2014

Five teams of Oberlin students competed at the Denison Programming Contest this past weekend.  All of them placed in the top half of the 18 teams competing.

The final rankings and problems are here:

Our teams were:

  • Amanda Strominger, Scott Hulver, Nathan Klein (1st)
  • Peter Fogg, Sayer Rippey, Oren Shoham (2nd)
  • Meg Davis, Kira Goldner, Devon Wells (4th)
  • Eli Rose, Gabe Richman, Clay Hudgens (8th)
  • Mischa Lewis-Norell, Chris Egerton, Robin Wong (9th)

Congratulations to all of them!

2013-2014 CS T-shirt design contest

December 10th, 2013

Don’t forget to get your T-Shirt designs ready!2013-2014 CS T-shirt Contest

2013 Muskingum University Programming Contest

October 1st, 2013

On Oct 5, 2013,  3 teams of Oberlin students competed at the 5th annual Muskingum University programming contest. Team “Albino Squirrels” (Jenny Ward ’14 and Nathan Klein ’16) took third place out of 15 teams from 6 institutions. Team “Uberlin” (Eli Stein ’14, Amanda Strominger ’15, Scott Hulver ’16) and “O(bees)” (Peter Fogg ’14, Oren Shoham ’14, Devon Wells ’14) also put in a strong showing.