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 North American Computational Linguistics Open Competition

The University of Utah is a local host for the North American Computational Linguistics Open Competition! NACLO is a free contest in which high school students learn about linguistics and language technologies by solving puzzles. The contest helps students identify potential careers related to languages, language technologies, and computer science. They also exercise problem-solving skills and have fun!

Open Round: January 23, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm (Please arrive early as the contest starts immediately at 10:00am)
: University of Utah Language & Communication building (LNCO) Room 2110
Address: 255 S. Central Campus Drive, Ste 2110
                 Salt Lake City, UT 84112

We will be hosting practice rounds on December 2nd and January 6th from  3:30pm-5pm in LNCO 2110. If you would like to join us to become familiar with the types of problems you may encounter during the competition rounds, please register here: 

Practice Rounds Registration


To register for the actual completition, click the red button below. Please list the University of Utah as your Site: 


For information and practice problems, please visit

If you have any questions, please email us at

Last Updated: 1/2/20