Washington, D. C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

        Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 14, 2005

                           PAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

   Delaware                         1-09720                    16-1434688
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(State or other                (Commission File             (I.R.S. Employer
jurisdiction of                     Number)                  incorporation or
organization)                                             Identification Number)

         PAR Technology Park
         8383 Seneca Turnpike
         New Hartford, NY                                        13413-4991
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(Address of principal executive offices)                         (Zip Code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (315) 738-0600

                                 Not Applicable
         (Former Name or Former Address, if changed since Last Report)

Item 8.01  Other Events.

     On November  14, 2005,  the Board of  Directors  of the Company  approved a
three for two stock split, to be effected in the form of a stock dividend,  with
holders of record on the record date  receiving one  additional  share of common
stock for every two shares owned. The stock dividend will be paid to stockholder
of record on December 12, 2005. A copy of the press  release is filed as Exhibit
99.1 in this report.

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits


99.1   Press Release dated November 15, 2005.


Pursuant  to the  requirements  of the  Securities  Exchange  Act of  1934,  the
registrant  has duly  caused  this  report  to be  signed  on its  behalf by the
undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

                                            PAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION

Date:  November 15, 2005

                                         /s/RONALD J. CASCIANO
                                         Ronald J. Casciano
                                         Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
                                         and Treasurer

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit Number                        Description
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   99.1                 Press Release dated November 15, 2005.

Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated November 15, 2005.

RELEASE:   NEW HARTFORD, NY, November 15, 2005
CONTACT:   Christopher R. Byrnes (315) 738-0600 ext. 226



New Hartford,  NY--November 15, 2004--PAR Technology Corporation today announced
that the Company's  Board of Directors  has approved a 3 for 2 stock split.  The
stock split will be effected in the form of a stock  dividend.  Shareholders  of
record will receive one new share for every two shares  held.  Cash will be paid
in lieu of issuing  fractional shares. PAR plans to distribute the new shares of
common  stock on  January  6, 2006,  to  stockholders  of record at the close of
business on December 12, 2005.

As of today, there are approximately 10.5 million shares of the Company's common
stock issued and outstanding. After the split, there will be approximately 15.75
million shares of the Company's  common stock  outstanding.  The Company expects
the adjusted number of shares  outstanding and adjusted per-share stock price to
be reported to the New York Stock Exchange, effective January 6, 2006.

Certain Company information in this release or by its spokespersons from time to
time may contain  forward-looking  statements.  Any  statements in this document
that  do  not  describe   historical  facts  are   forward-looking   statements.
Forward-looking  statements  are made pursuant to the safe harbor  provisions of
the Private  Securities  Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Investors are cautioned
that all forward-looking  statements involve risks and uncertainties,  including
without  limitation,  delays in new product  introduction,  risks in  technology
development  and  commercialization,  risks in  product  development  and market
acceptance  of and demand for the  Company's  products,  risks of  downturns  in
economic conditions generally, and in the quick service sector of the restaurant
market  specifically,  risks of  intellectual  property  rights  associated with
competition and competitive  pricing  pressures,  risks  associated with foreign
sales and high customer concentration, and other risks detailed in the Company's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


PAR Technology Corporation develops,  markets and supports hardware and software
products  that  improve the  ability of  restaurant,  hotels/resorts  and retail
business  professionals  to make  timely,  fact-based  business  decisions.  The
Company is the world's largest  supplier of  Point-of-Sale  systems to the quick
service  restaurant  market  with  over  40,000  systems  installed  in over 100
countries. In addition PAR is a leader in providing computer based system design
and  engineering  services to the  Department of Defense and Federal  Government
Agencies.  PAR  Technology  Corporation's  stock is traded on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol PTC. For additional information visit PAR's website at