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38th Annual Great Computer Challenge

Registration for the Great Computer Challenge 2023 will begin on December 1, 2022!

Senior Competition (Grades 6-12) - March 25, 2023  (Registration Deadline - January 27, 2023) 
No registration will be accepted after February 8, 2023.

Junior Competition (Grades  K-5) - May 20, 2023  (Registration Deadline - March 25, 2022) 
No registration will be accepted after April 12, 2023.


There are several steps to the registration process.  PLEASE READ!

  1. Fill out the Great Computer Challenge Worksheet (DOC) for each team. Do a "Save As" for each team if you have more than one team. This is optional.  It is an easy way for you to gather all of the data needed. 
  2. Once your worksheet is complete, please fill out the same information on the Online Registration Form. We really need the online form completed!  One team per submission. You can copy and paste most of the data right over to the form.   (If you have multiple teams to submit,  please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your basic data such as your school, address, coach, phone, etc. and we will email you a link to with the pre-filled data.)
  3. Please mail or email a copy of the Worksheet with payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or WHRO/CII, 5200 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23508. If you are paying by credit card, please list it on the worksheet and mail or email it in or pay here education.whro.org/gccpayment.
  4. Questions or comments?  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Call Us at or 757.889.9365.

Registration Fee
Your school division must be a C.I.I. Member (click to see member divisions) or C.I.I. Service Participant to participate in the Great Computer Challenge. If you are not a member and would like to find out how to become a member, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Levels 1-3

  • $45 (C.I.I. Member)
  • $85 (C.I.I. Service Participant)
  • $50 late fee/team postmarked or submitted online after registration deadlines

Level 4

  • $55 (C.I.I. Member)
  • $95 (C.I.I. Service Participant)
  • $50 late fee/team postmarked or submitted online after registration deadlines

What is the cancellation policy? A full refund will be issued up until the following dates:
Senior competition  - February 8, 2023
Junior competition  - April 12, 2023
Please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to let us know you need to cancel your team registration. After these dates, no refund will be issued.