December Contest

Hello Challengers!

Our 2nd online round will be held on Friday, December 11, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  If you participated in the 1st online round, please use the same WCI PEG Judge username for the 2nd online round.  There's no need to register again.  

If you are new to the Woburn Challenge, please read more about the contest details and register to participate!  You can visit http://wcipeg.com/contests to check out some of the past contests and familiarize yourself with submitting solutions to our online grading environment (the PEG Judge). It is also a good idea to try and solve some of the problems on the WCIPEG website in order to sharpen your problem-solving prowess!

Stay tuned!

Round 1 Problems, Solutions and Results are Available!

Problems, solutions, and test data are now available in the "Past Contests" section of this site. 

For this round, we had 178 registered competitors from over 29 schools. There were 6 perfect scores in the senior division and 3 perfect scores in the junior division. The problems had varying difficulties, and hopefully there was something that challenged every one of you. If not, look forward to even more challenging puzzles in the rounds to come.

The senior division prizewinners for this round are:

  1. Timothy Li of Don Mills Collegiate Institute ($200)
  2. Ahmed Sabie of Glenforest Secondary School ($100) 
  3. Jeffrey Xiao of University of Toronto Schools ($50)
  4. Bill Zheng of Richmond Green Secondary School ($50)
  5. Brian Chau of Woburn Collegiate Institute ($50)

The junior division prizewinners for this round are:

  1. Sunny Lan of Richmond Hill High School ($50)
  2. William Huang of Woburn Collegiate Institute ($25)
  3. Jamie Pinheiro of St. Francis Xavier Secondary School ($25)

Congratulations to all of you! These prizes will be distributed as Mastercard gift cards, and we will be contacting your teachers shortly about sending them out. If you haven’t won a prize, keep on practicing! We have many more prize opportunities for you throughout the year.

Click here to see the full contest results.

First Contest Reminder

Hello Challengers!

This is a reminder that our 1st contest is tomorrow (Friday, October 16, 2015) from 3:30PM - 6:30PM Eastern Time.  To participate, please:

  1. Visit http://wcipeg.com/ a few minutes before the contest,

  2. Login under your registered username, 

  3. Click on "Contests" in the top navigation bar, and

  4. Starting at 3:30PM ET, click on the "Enter" link next to your desired division (Junior or Senior).  

We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the contest rules and the guidelines on using the PEG Judge beforehand.  And if you have never used the PEG Judge before, please solve the "A plus B" sample problem discussed in the guideline to make sure you can use the PEG Judge successfully. 

Good luck and have fun!

October Contest

Hello Challengers!

Our first online round will be held on Friday October 16th, 2015. Please read more about the contest details and register to participate!  You can visit http://wcipeg.com/contests to check out some of the past contests and familiarize yourself with submitting solutions to our online grading environment (the PEG Judge). It is also a good idea to try and solve some of the problems on the WCIPEG website in order to sharpen your problem-solving prowess!

Stay tuned!