An initiative of the
Harvard Computer Society

Sponsored by
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Active Contests

ICPC Competition

HC3 typically sends two or more teams to the International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC) every year.

Legacy Contests

(might be reactivated some time in some form)

Harvard Prize Contest

HC3 used to run a prize contest for Harvard students.

CS Games

In 2008 HC3 sent a 10 person team to the CS Games in Canada.

ICFP (Functional Programming) Contest

In 2009 HC3 organized an ICFP team, but the team decided not to compete in the actual contest.


From 2000 to 2019 HC3 participated in and helped run the Boston Preliminary ICPC Contest (BOSPRE).

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As of 2023, HC3 (specifically the organization of the ICPC team)
has become an initiative of the Harvard Computer Society.
It has historically been an activity of the Harvard Department of Engineering and Applied Sciences.