Feb 23, 2019

The Brazilian Informatics Olympiad (OBI)

  • Crimson Education
  • Brazil
Multiple Competition Workshop Skill Building Other


The Brazilian Informatics Olympiad is an initiative of the Brazilian Computer Science Society that aims to encourage students' interest in computer sciences and sciences in general; provide an introduction to logical and computational thinking, as well as to programming for high school students; induce new challenges for young minds and identify young talents and promising future computer science professionals. Students who do well on OBI exam can be invited to participate in computer science and programming courses promoted by the Olympiads and will be encouraged and guided towards careers in technology. The top performers on the national exam are invited to compete for spots to represent Brazil in the international Olympiad.

For more information, please refer to the official OBI website here

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




Top performing students receive medals and are offered advanced courses accordingly to their age/level. There are three elimination stages.


Participation Cost


There is no registration fee.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


Participants must have excellent problem-solving skills, be competent in programming and computing. 

Time Commitment


There are only three test days. 

Application Deadline

Application dates for 2020 TBA

Application Process Includes

1. School registration

2. Indication of participating students