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

The fifth 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, $50,000 for the fourth year, and $35,000 in the current year of the competition.

2020-2021 All-Region Competition

Date: Friday, February 26, 2021


  • Competition Event: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Regional Locations

  • Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the February 26, 2021, event will be held digitally.

Regional Contest Rules



All-State Competition

Registration to the state competition is by invitation only

Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021

Competition Location: (TBA)

State Contest Rules

  • Contest rules may be amended at any time at the descretion of the Arkansas Department of Education
  • Link to 2020-2021 Official Rules (TBA)

Competition Sponsors




Last updated on February 12, 2021

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