The initiative for the establishment of the Junior Balkan Olympiad in Informatics (JBOI) came from the host country of the 1st JBOI - Belgrade, Serbia.

Following the success of the 1st JBOI, other countries continued the tradition as follows:

Year Location Host country
2007 Belgrade, Serbia
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2008 Shumen, Bulgaria Bulgaria Flag
2009 Shumen, BOI initiative
2010 Shumen, BOI initiative  
2011 Bistriţa, Romania Romania Flag