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NACLO

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!


Practice Rounds

We will be hosting practice rounds for the NACLO.

REGISTRATION

Register 

WHEN

December 10th and January 14th
from 3:30pm - 5:00pm

WHERE

Practice rounds will be held virtually.


Open Round

See below for details on and registration for the NACLO Open Round. 

WHEN

January 27, 2022 | 10:00am - 1:00pm
(Please arrive early as the contest starts immediately at 10:00am)

WHERE

University of Utah - LNCO 2110   View Map

(Social distancing and mask wearing required)

REGISTRATION

To register for the actual competition, click the button below. Please list the University of Utah as your site.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

For information and practice problems, please visit nacloweb.org.


Invitational Round

The problems in this round are harder than the Open Round problems. The purpose is to select national winners, who will be eligible to participate in the international competition, the International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL).

WHEN

Time and Date Info TBA

WHERE

University of Utah Language & Communication Building (LNCO) - Room Info TBA

REGISTRATION

Registration to this event will open after the open round.

For information and practice problems, please visit nacloweb.org.
If you have any questions, please email us at linguistics@utah.edu.




Last Updated: 1/19/22