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- 2002 MiniGame Compo: Aim is to write a game in 1024 bytes of code, for an 8-bit home computer such as the Atari 2600, NES, CPC+, or TI99/4A. Includes competition news and details of entries.
- ADHOC - Advanced Developers Hands-On Conference: The annual programming contest and conference formerly known as MacHack, this event is put on by Macintosh Developers and for Macintosh Developers. July 21-24, 2004.
- Al Zimmermann's Programming Contests: A series of programming contests that offer cash prizes. Any programming language may be used. These contests are conducted at irregular intervals, generally once or twice a year.
- BCS Programming Competition: The British Computer Society's programming competition, open to teams of up to 5 entrants, students or professionals, aged under 30.
- BUTE Budapest International 24-hour Programming Contest: Annual 24-hour contest hosted by Budapest University of Technology and Economics. The contest is open to a limited number of international teams of 3 people via an internet qualifying round.
- C++ Programming Contests: One contest per week for all levels of difficulty.
- C++ Robots: C++ based robots programming challenge.
- DSAP: Data Structures + Algorithms = Programs. Algorithm materials and programming problems from informatics contests.
- Denison Programming Contest: The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Denison University hosts a programming contest each spring for small colleges.
- Grid Wars: Writing battle programs championship. Sponsored by HP.
- IAUM-CCC: Information for Islamic Azad University of Mashad Collegiate Coding Challege that takes place April-May Annually.
- ICFP Functional Programming Contest: A contenst sponsored by the International Conference on Functional Programming.
- ICFP Programming Contest: Annual programming contest held in conjunction with International Conference on Functional Programming. Accepts submissions written using any programming language.
- ICFP Programming Contest (1999): The webpage for the 1999 ICFP Functional Programming Contest.
- International Contest for ICCS: Programming contest disseminated by the Nalini Foundation in five categories: computation, simulation, graphic patterns, words, mind benders.
- International InfoMATRIX Computer Project Competition: Participants have to create a project for any of the categories (Programming, Design and Use of Computer, Desktop Publishing, Computer Art) First of all, each school must select one representant.
- Internet Problem Solving Contest: Online programming contest for teams, open to anyone.
- Internet Programming Contest: Duke University sponsors a programming contest that takes place in real-time over the internet.
- JRobots: Java-based Robots Programming challenge.
- Loebner Prize: A unique annual contest in which a winner is selected from participants who comes to the closest to demonstrating that machines can think like humans, as per the Turing Test.
- MacHack: Annual Macintosh programming contest and convention.
- MiniGame Compo: Contest to write a fully playable game in under 1K or 4K. Open to games for classic 8-bit computers.
- Minigame 8-Bit Coding Competition: Create a game for the Commodore 64/128, Spectrum, Amstrad CPC or Atari 8-bit, in just 2048 or 512 bytes of code.
- OpenChallenge: 3-monthly challenge. Every three months the innovations are published under GNU GPL/FDL licenses.
- OpenECG Programming Contest: A programming contest for Electrocardiography record handling applications and tools, using the SCP-ECG Standard.
- PHP Coding: A new contest every few weeks. PHP only, but HTML and any extension commonly available to PHP is allowed. Disallowed is any other type of scripting language.
- Programmer Of The Moment (POTM): Programming contest offers a challenge every few months for C/C++/Perl/Shell/PHP/etc. gurus from around the world. Active Forum and several years of old problems. Restarted September 2004.
- Programmer of the Month: A periodical problem solving contest for programmers, originally internal to AT&T, is now open to anyone.
- Programming Contest Problems Archive: If you are preparing for a programming contest, this page might be useful. Includes past problems of national, regional and international contests.
- Programming Tournament from MSO Worldwide: Mind Puzzle programming competition from Mind Sports Worldwide.
- Project Euler: A series of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems that will require more than just mathematical insights to solve.
- Prolog Programming Contest: General information and contest results about this international programming contest.
- RAD Race: The Rapid Application Development Race is a programming competition open to any kind of development tool and/or language. The RAD Race focuses on real life business and administrative programming and not on algorithm development.
- RoShamBo Programming Competition: A Rock-Paper-Scissors programming competition.
- RoboCom: An online game for programmers. Participants determine how robots will move, communicate with others or even build more robots.
- Spare-Time Programming Contest: This is a casual contest open to any University of California Computer Science student.
- Sphere Online Judge: Problemset archive and online judge accepting solutions in C, C++, Pascal, Java, Python, Ocaml, Prolog and other languages.
- Swiss Olympiad in Informatics: The SOI is a national programming contest for people up to 20 years in age.
- Tarleton State University AITP Tarleton Contest: Annual programming contest at Tarleton State University.
- Teamwork in Programming Contests: Tips and observations from a team of programmers who have regularly won in the ACM programming contests. Published in ACM Crossroads, the student magazine of the ACM.
- Techwoods: Regional Level Programming Olympiad organized by the Madras Christian College, Chennai.
- The 1KB 6502 Programming Contest: Contest programming on the 6502 microprocessor. Valid programs must run on the 1 KB ram Microtan65.
- The International Obfuscated C Code Contest: A contest to write the most obscure/obfuscated C program.
- The Robot World Cup Initiative: Soccer playing computers.
- TopCoder: Online computer programming competitions in the Java, C++, and C# languages. Competitions take place twice a week, and members can win from $25-$300. Major tournaments have a prize purse of $250,000.
- URCSC Computer Programming Contest: Programming contest sponsored by the University of Richmond, Computer Science Club.
- Upstate Collegiate Programming Contest: Programming contest for students of Upstate New York colleges and universities.
- Valladolid Programming Competition: An online contest with information about writing competitions, questions, and an online judge.
- iDevGames : uDevGame Contest: An annual event that promotes game development on the Macintosh computer.