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International Olympiad in Informatics

International Olympiad in Informatics
Focus: Math and Science
Opportunity Type: Competition
Location: International
Student Grade: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Available to students from: All Provinces/Territories
Time of year: Summer
Prerequisites: High score on Canadian Computing Competition
Cost: Not specified
Application Deadline: N/A

The International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) is one of the most recognized computer science competitions in the world. In a nutshell, it is the Olympics of programming. The competition tasks are of algorithmic nature; however, the contestants have to show such basic IT skills as problem analysis, design of algorithms and data structures, programming and testing.

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