Philadelphia Classic

The Philadelphia Classic (PClassic) is a semesterly programming competition for high school students hosted by us (the Dining Philosophers) at the University of Pennsylvania. Prizes and awards are given out to the top scoring teams, and registration for the competition is free for all high schools.

The next PClassic competition is PClassic Fall 2019 on November 23, 2019. Please register your team here. If you haven't already, you can register your school here. Also, remember to print, complete, and bring the waiver on contest day. The waiver can be found under the Rules tab.

Registration for PClassic competition Spring 2019 is closed. To recieve updates about current and future contests register for our mailing list here.

Feel free to email us at if you have any questions.