ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

Hendrix regularly participates in the international ACM programming contest each fall by competing in the Mid-South USA region. This region includes Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, and Tennessee.

(In the below table, the AR column represents Hendrix's ranking among the teams originating from Arkansas schools. The ACS column represents Hendrix's ranking among teams from the Associated Colleges of the South, a group of liberal arts colleges; the other ACS schools in the Mid-Central region are Centre, Rhodes, and Sewanee; Sewanee does not usually participate.)

YrRegionARACSMembers
'1334/1384/141/8 Theogene Bucuti, Kaleigh Clary, Brandon McNew
'1250/1515/162/7 Theogene Bucuti, Kaleigh Clary, Duncan Gibbs
130/15115/167/7 John Dyer, Brandon McNew, Andres Ramirez
'1117/1414/122/6 Alex Koeppel, Benjamin Smith, Jack Sudyka
72/14110/124/6 Riley Capshaw, Kaleigh Clary, Grace Dubiskas
'1016/1421/142/7 Becca Emrick, Brett Geren, Jack Sudyka
27/1426/143/7 Matt Demmler, Domingo Galdos, Whitney Maguffee
'0922/1403/192/9 Becca Emrick, Domingo Galdos, Malcolm McCrimmon
29/1405/193/9 Colby Christopher, Tony Johnson, Claire Luikart
35/1407/194/9 Matt Demmler, Brett Geren, Whitney Maguffee
'0820/1351/181/5 Brett Geren, Alex Koeppel, Eric Robbins
23/1352/182/5 Don Bennett, Colby Christopher, Joseph Utecht
56/1356/184/5 Whitney Maguffee, Jack Sudyka, Katie Wright
'0711/1192/141/4 Colby Christopher, Daniel Levy, Eric Robbins
83/11910/144/4 Don Bennett, Josh Franklin, Henry Phillips
'064/1241/141/6 Colby Christopher, Daniel Levy, Thomas Przybylinski
11/1244/142/6 Ian Hill, Henry Phillips, Eric Robbins
'0524/1213/161/6 Ian Hill, Daniel Levy, Colin Williams
98/12113/166/6 Alvin Grissom, Thomas Przybylinski, Russel Reed
'0440/1098/164/7 Zach Collins, Ian Hill, Thomas Przybylinski
54/1099/166/7 Neil Bledsoe, Joseph Elliott, Colin Williams
'0331/1118/142/6 member list lost
33/11110/143/6 member list lost
'0225/1034/141/7 Billy Autrey, Jed Daily, Craig Falls
48/1039/142/7 Patrick Cowan, James Horey, Don Porter

(Hendrix did not participate previous to 2002.)

An interesting comparison is to look at how each school has done over the years. The below table gives the rank of each school's top-ranking team over the last five years. They're ordered according to the average of these rankings; only the top 15 schools are displayed.

'09'10'11'12'13
1.U Chicago 2 2 2 1 2
2.U Illinois — Urbana-Champaign 1 1 1 3 8
3.Illinois Inst of Technology 834 3 9 6
4.Wheaton Coll14 61318 9
5.U Kentucky 3321410 5
6.Washington U in St Louis 7 52629 7
7.U Arkansas (Fayetteville)1326112418
8.Southwest Baptist U152431 520
9.Centre Coll2115 62149
10.Depaul U 417255313
11.Illinois State U18 42020 -
12.Vanderbilt U2460 817 3
13.Rose-Hulman Inst of Technology -14 5 4 -
14.U Arkansas — Little Rock -19101529
15.U Louisville4313421314
16.Harding U 625126816
17.Hendrix Coll2216175034
18.Loyola U — Chicago44 9241945
19.St Louis U34286811 4
20.Northwest U491236 - 1

Finally, the below table shows the top five teams from Arkansas in each year since 2002. The bracketed numbers show the regional rankings.

first second third fourth fifth
2013 Harding U [16] U Ark (Fay) [18] UALR [29] Hendrix C [34] Ark Tech U [43]
2012 UALR [15] U Ark (Fay) [24] U Ark (Fay) [32] UAFS [40] Hendrix C [50]
2011 UALR [10] U Ark (Fay) [11] Harding U [12] Hendrix C [17] UAFS [29]
2010 Hendrix C [16] UALR [19] UCA [21] Harding [25] U Ark (Fay) [26]
2009 Harding U [6] U Ark (Fay) [13] Hendrix C [22] U Ark (Fay) [27] Hendrix C [29]
2008 Hendrix C [20] Hendrix C [23] Harding U [26] Harding U [31] UALR [55]
2007 U Ark (Fay) [5] Hendrix C [11] Southern Ark U [25] Harding U [36] U Ark (Fay) [48]
2006 Hendrix C [4] U Ark (Fay) [5] Harding U [6] Hendrix C [11] Harding U [16]
2005 Harding U [11] Harding U [12] Hendrix C [24] U Ark (Fay) [43] Southern Ark U [46]
2004 U Ark (Fay) [4] Harding U [13] John Brown U [16] U Ark (Fay) [17] Harding U [22]
2003 Harding U [7] U Ark (Fay) [8] Harding U [19] Ouachita Bap U [20] Harding U [22]
2002 U Ark (Fay) [2] U Ark (Fay) [8] Ark Tech U [23] Hendrix C [25] Harding U [27]