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Biology Challenge is open to students aged 13 to 15 years old in year 9 - year 11.


There will be two 25-minute multiple-choice papers, to be completed online.


students competed last year


schools took part last year

Competition date and time:

Sunday 7 May, 6pm (NZ time)

Competition format:

This is an online competition that students can participate at home.

* Fees for the competition are $120 per student.

Please note: If you registered after the deadline, the fees will be doubled.


Name of Account: Pinnacle Education Group

Account: 06-0241-0684634-00


Please make payment with the students 'full name + BC' as reference.

⚠️ Please note that any fees and payments made are non-refundable.

⚠️ Before you make any payment, please read through the refund policy on our website to avoid misunderstandings.

(Terms and conditions apply).

Competition duration:

50 minutes in total.

Thanks for submitting!

Close date of registering: 25 Apr

Register now!

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Competition Content Cover

➡️School curriculum

➡️Knowledge of subject from reading book and magazine 

➡️Watching natural history programmes

➡️Taking notice of the news media for items of biological interest

➡️Generally aware of our natural flora and fauna.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the eligibility requirements?

Aged 13 – 15 years old (Year 9-11).

2. How can students access the competition?

An internet-connected computer or laptop to access online competition.

3. How are students awarded?

E-certificate with the following categories: 


• Gold
• Silver
• Bronze
• Highly Commended

4. Formats of papers and invigilation

Two, twenty-five-minute multiple-choice papers.


​Students will need to complete both papers to be considered for an award category.

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