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
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 mit-naclo(at)mit(dot)edu.
The Open Round will be held on January 24, 2019 in in 4-153 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Please plan to arrive by 9:45am. No parking is provided.
The Invitational Round will be held on March 7, 2019 in E51-390 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Please plan to arrive by 8:45am. No parking is provided.