Johnny Key

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Governor's All-Region and All-State Coding Competition


The fourth annual All-Region and All-State Coding Competition sponsored by Verizon will be open to Arkansas public, private, and homeschooled school students in grades 8-12.

This Arkansas Department of Education webpage is the official location to find competition information including locations, dates, times, rules, registration process, updates and results.

Krista Bourne, president of the South Central Market for Verizon, presented Gov. Asa Hutchinson a $40,000 contribution to sponsor the competition. Verizon contributed $50,000 for the second, $50,000 for the third year, and $50,000 for the fourth year of the competition.

2019-2020 All-Region Competition

Date: Friday, February 28, 2020


  • Check In 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
  • Competition Event: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Regional Locations

  • Regional events will be held simultaneously at 16 regional locations around the state (all Arkansas Education Service Cooperatives and one location (UALR) within Pulaski County). 
  • Teams will receive confirmation of competition location through their certifying principal by February 14, 2020.

Regional Contest Rules



All-State Competition

Registration to the state competition is by invitation only

Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020

Competition Location: University of Arkansas at Little Rock

State Contest Rules

Competition Sponsors




Last updated on February 3, 2020

For more information, please contact:

Four Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
State Director of Computer Science Education
Lead Computer Science Specialist
Office of Computer Science Program Advisor
Office of Computer Science Policy Development Coordinator


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