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The Great Computer Challenge is a joint project of WHRO, the Consortium for Interactive Instruction and Old Dominion University! This is a competitive opportunity for students in Kindergarten through 12th Grade to demonstrate their knowledge of various computer applications and programming skills. 

Categories include:  CAD, Cyber Security, Desktop Presentations, Desktop Publishing, Graphic Design, Integrated Applications, Internet Scavenger Hunt, Music Composition, Programming-Object Oriented Business, Programming-Scientific/Non-Business, Video EditingVisual Programming/Block Coding Using Scratch or Scratch Jr., and Web Design.

 

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36th Annual Great Computer Challenge  - Registration will open on February 15, 2021!

Junior (grades 3-5) & Senior (grades 6-12) Competitions - May 15, 2021
via Zoom

Register for The Great Computer Challenge - DEADLINE: March 26, 2021

There will only be one competition this year. The competition will be held in a virtual setting. Due to limits, we will not be able host all of the normal categories. 

Cybersecurity will not be held on the competition day.  As an alternative, the Great Computer Challenge has partnered with the ODU School of Cybersecurity for the Cyber Ops Conference's National Cybersecurity Competition on April 16-17, 2021.   We encourage schools to register for the Cyber Ops Cybersecurity Competition.  Results of the CII member teams entered in this competition will be highlighted at the GCC Awards Ceremony on May 15th.  Please fill out the following form to be notified when registration officially opens!  https://bit.ly/3pbUGct

Categories/Levels for GCC 2021 are as follows...
CAD - Level 4
Desktop Presentations - Levels 2-4
Desktop Publishing - Levels 2-4
Graphic Design - Level 4
Programming - Object-Oriented Business - Level 4

2021 Great Computer Challenge Info

Winners 2021 Great Computer Challenge Winners

 


 

35th Annual Great Computer Challenge
Webb Center, Old Dominion University

Senior Division (Grades 6-12), March 7, 2020
2020 Great Computer Challenge Senior Info

Winners 2020 Senior Great Computer Challenge Winners

Junior Division (Grades K-5), May 2, 2020 
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Junior Great Computer Challenge has been canceled.

 


34th Annual Great Computer Challenge
Webb Center, Old Dominion University

Senior Division (Grades 6-12), March 9, 2019
2019 Great Computer Challenge Senior Info

Winners 2019 Senior Great Computer Challenge Winners

Junior Division (Grades K-5), May 4, 2019
2019 Great Computer Challenge Junior Info

Winners 2019 Junior Great Computer Challenge Winners

 


33rd Annual Great Computer Challenge
Webb Center, Old Dominion University

Senior Division (Grades 6-12), March 10, 2018 
2018 Great Computer Challenge Senior Info

Winners 2018 Senior Great Computer Challenge Winners

Junior Division (Grades K-5), May 12, 2018
2018 Great Computer Challenge Junior Info

Winners 2018 Junior Great Computer Challenge Winners

View PhotosPhotos from the Event


32nd Annual Great Computer Challenge

Webb Center, Old Dominion University

Senior Division (Grades 6-12), April 1, 2017
2017 Great Computer Challenge Senior Info

Winners 2017 Senior Great Computer Challenge Winners

Junior Division (Grades K-5), May 13, 2017
2017 Great Computer Challenge Junior Info

Winners 2017 Junior Great Computer Challenge Winners




31st Annual Great Computer Challenge
Webb Center, Old Dominion University

Senior Division (Grades 6-12), March 5, 2016
2016 Great Computer Challenge Senior Info
View Photos Photos from the Event
Winners
 2016 Senior Winners

Junior Division (Grades K-5), May 14, 2016
2016 Great Computer Challenge Junior Info

View PhotosPhotos from the Event
Winners 2016 Junior Winners

 


30th Annual Great Computer Challenge
Webb Center, Old Dominion University
Read About Our 30th Anniversary Celebration!

Senior Division (Grades 6-12), March 7, 2015
2015 Great Computer Challenge Senior Info
View Photos Photos from the Event
Winners 2015 Senior Winners

Junior Division (Grades K-5), May 2, 2015
2015 Great Computer Challenge Junior Info
View Photos Photos from the Event
Winners 2015 Junior Winners
Winners 2015 Junior Video