UPLB was declared the 3rd best performing school in the ACM-ICPC Metro Manila held last September 19, 2015 at the Ateneo de Manila University after teams Eliens-Makiling and Eliens-Pegaraw took 4th and 8th place respectively. Both teams solved six out of ten problems.
For placing in the top ten, both teams earned the right to participate in the ACM-ICPC Philippines National Programming Contest to be held on October 19, 2015 at the University of St. Louis in Tuguegarao, Cagayan.
Seventeen teams representing nine different colleges and universities participated in the competition.
The ACM-ICPC is the oldest, and largest programming competition in the world, and it is widely considered to be the most prestigious.
Participants of the said contest are given problems to be solved using their skills and knowledge in programming, algorithms, and mathematics.