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24th Annual Senior Great Computer Challenge 2009

Senior Competition

Great Computer Challenge FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Photos From the Event

March 14, 2009 Senior Competition-Solutions

  • Level 3
  • Level 4

The Great Computer Challenge, a joint project of WHRO, C.I.I. and ODU, is a competitive opportunity for students in grades K-12 to demonstrate their skills in various computer applications and computer programming, including Graphic Arts, Desktop Publishing, Music Composition, Desktop Presentations, Web Design, Internet Scavenger Hunt, Integrated Applications, Scientific/Non-Business, Visual Basic, CAD, JAVA, and Video Editing.

Senior Division (Grades 6-12)
March 14, 2009

In order to view these forms (in PDF format), you'll need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer.

Senior Great Computer Challenge Registration Form  (doc)

Directions to ODU (pdf)

Parking/Webb Location (pdf)

Map of Webb Center (pdf)

General Rules
(pdf)

Rules for Level III (pdf)

Rules for Level IV (pdf)

Schedule of Events (pdf)

Equipment Checklist (pdf)

Sample Judging form (pdf)

Take a look at some previous year's problems.


Note to Video Editing Teams: You are receiving the video ahead of time so you can view the video and import it into your video editing software. The video format is .mpeg. Your editor should be able to accept this format. The file is 978MB. The day of the competition, you will be given a problem with specific tasks to edit the video. YOU ARE NOT BEING ASKED TO EDIT AHEAD OF TIME, ONLY TO IMPORT AND VIEW THE VIDEO. Questions can be directed to gcc@whro.org.

Here is the link to the video if you have not gotten it in the mail.
Right click and choose "Save Target As" on the PC or Ctrl click on the Mac and choose "download linked file". (will vary depending on which browser you are using.) http://www.whro.org/cii/gcc/video/int_childs_fest_all-GCC_MPG1.mpg (978MB)

Here is the compressed version.
Right click and choose "Save Target As" on the PC or Ctrl click on the Mac and choose "download linked file". (will vary depending on which browser you are using.)
http://www.whro.org/cii/gcc/video/int_childs_fest_all-GCC_MPG1.zip (915 MB)