10-09-2016 12:02 PM
This is my work! You all have done a wonderfull job! GOOD LUCK! and have fun!
10-09-2016 12:17 PM
Microsoft Excel wrote:
Do you think you have what it takes to be the Excel World Champ?
We want to test your skills and creativity!
From October 2016 to November 2016, Microsoft will run a special 4-round Excel competition for residents of select countries. Only the top competitors in each round will make it through to the next. Our finalists will compete against one another for the title of Excel Champ International.
In Early 2017, champions from around the world will compete against one another for the title of Excel World Champ and the Grand Prize: a trip to Seattle, USA and a meeting with Excel Product Leads to provide feedback on the next features added to Excel.
Continue reading if you are NOT a resident of Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Sweden, or Turkey. These countries have local competitions for residents. Learn more about those local competitions here
October 3 - October 9 Trials: Test your skills to see if you have what it takes!
Tests will be available on this page beginning October 3 at 00:00 UTC, no submissions accepted after October 9 23:59 UTC
October 12 - October 21 Qualifying Heat: Compete for a spot as one of the top 20 of Excel users
Tests will be available on this page beginning October 12 at 00:00 UTC, no submissions accepted after October 21 23:59 UTC
October 26 - November 2 Semi Finals: Our 20 best performers compete for a spot as one of the top 3 Excel users
Tests will be available on this page beginning October 26 at 00:00 UTC, no submissions accepted after November 2 23:59 UTC
November 18 Finals: The top 3 Excel users face-off in our finals for the title of Excel Champ International 2017 Excel Champ International and winners of country competitions around the world compete to be the Excel World Champ
Each test spreadsheet will include three challenges
- Data Relays - accessing, structuring, managing, and manipulating data
- Chart Gymnastics - visually representing data to best tell a story, as judged by our panel of experts and this Excel community
- Formula Wrestling - using formulas to dynamically solve questions, even if the data changes
How to Register
Registration is open from now until the close of the Qualifying heat. To register for the competition:
If you are not already signed in, click "Sign In" at the top of this page. This requires a Microsoft Account, which can be set up using any email address you like.
“Like” this post. That's it!
Users that “Like” this post at least 48 hours before the start of competition rounds will receive an email notification when test spreadsheets are available
How to Compete
- When a test workbook is posted to this conversation, download the file
- Complete test questions and save your completed workbook
- Post an image of your Chart Gymnastics answer to this conversation string. A portion of your final score will be based on how many likes your chart receives here in the community.
Send an email with your completed workbook attached for final grading. Details on where to send your workbook will be provided with the test.
Competitors will be scored based on performance of the 3 testing areas Data Relays (35%), Chart Gymnastics (30%, driven by community “Likes”), Formula Wrestling (35%). Test submission time and performance in prior rounds will be used to break tied scores.
For full details on scoring and eligibility, please refer to the contest terms and conditions available here
If you would like to connect with and learn from other Excel fans, visit the Excel community (link) and click the Join button.
Thank you for showing your support for Excel! We look forward to seeing the amazing things you can do!
10-09-2016 02:43 PM
I thought it might be interesting to look at the results so far.
I suspected that the earlier entries had more chance of getting an upvote from the other participants.
With the exception of a couple of outliers on Page 5 (well done to both of you!), this is definitely the case.