NACLO at MIT
The North American
Computational Linguistics Olympiad is a contest in which
high-school students solve linguistics puzzles, roughly parallel to
the USAMO/USAPhO/USNCO/USACO for math, physics, chemistry, and
computer science. In solving the problems, students learn about the
diversity and consistency of language, while exercising logic
skills. No prior knowledge of linguistics or second languages is
The winners of the Invitational Round may be eligible to represent North
America at the International
We are pleased to host a local site of the 2017 NACLO at MIT. Any high school or middle school student is invited to participate in the Open Round. The best performing students on the Open Round will be notified by early March that they have qualified for the Invitational Round. For more information, please contact achester(at)mit(dot)edu.
The Invitational Round will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in 2-361 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Please plan to arrive by 8:50am. No parking is provided.