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.

Fall 2021 Update:

Competition Date: Saturday, November 20

After a year and a half hiatus, we are excited to announce that we will finally be having an online coding competition this semester! It is planned to be on a Saturday mid-November. More details about the competition and forms will be out soon. We are truly sorry for the long wait and are looking forward to seeing you all again!

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