Getting Started with the Competition

Registration begins at the website on September 6, 2019.

The Team Captain

The Team Captain is responsible for:

  1. Securing permission from the school and support from a teacher supervisor.
  2. Registering the team and providing contact information for their teacher supervisor and school principal.
  3. Safeguarding the secure key assigned to the Team at registration.
  4. Providing a team name.
  5. Providing the names of the team members.
  6. Providing the T-shirt sizes of the team members.
  7. Submitting team solutions at the end of each round.

The Teacher Supervisor

The Teacher Supervisor is responsible for:

  1. Validating the team’s legitimacy to compete.
  2. Securing parental permissions for the students to compete.
  3. Gathering media consent forms from the parents of the team members.
  4. Receiving and distributing T-shirts to the team.
  5. Offering advice, consultation and support to the team.
  6. Notifying the school student body of the team’s progress during the Competition.
  7. Chaperoning the team to the awards ceremony should they win.

Some of the above may involve the school principal.

The Competition

It starts on Friday, January 31, 2019, at 9:00 pm EST. Round 1 closes the following Friday, February 7, 2019, at 9:00 pm EST. At that time, your Round 1 submission must be completed at the website.

Rounds 2 to 5 will follow the same pattern.

At 9:00 pm, after submission is completed, you will receive your next challenge for the next Round shown at the