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Canadian Chemistry Contest

Is chemistry one of your strengths? Test your skills and measure yourself against fellow students who share the same passion!

Online Contest date:  25 April 2024 

Contest Time:19:00-21:45 

Formats of papers:

Part A (1 hour): 25 multiple choice questions.

Part A is slightly beyond NZ Year 13 curriculum. Ranking is done with part A.

Part B (1.5 hours): Essay question.

CCC Part A counts for 75%, Part B counts for 25%.

Year level:

Suitable for NZ Year 11-13 students.


The Canadian Chemistry Contest (CCC) is carried out in conjunction with the Canadian Chemistry Olympiad (CCO). The CCC fosters an appreciation of chemistry as a career for talented young people and promotes national excellence in chemistry at the high school level.

The CCC is aimed at the top 10% of Canadian high school students under 20 years of age taking chemistry.


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Deadline for registration: 25 March 2024

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Online Contest date:  25 April 2024 

CCC Contest Time:19:00-21:45 (Part A + Part B)


  • Part A - 25 MCQs (1 hour): 19:00-20:00

  • Part B - Essay (1.5 hours): 20:15-21:45

  • You will need to complete both CCC Part A and CCC Part B (the time schedule above ⬆️).

If you are participating CCC only:

  • For CCC Contest at night, you only need to complete Part B.

If you are participating CCC and CCO (click the link for more info):

(You only need to do part A, B and C only one time, part A is used for both contests).

(Please refer to the time schedule below ⬇️).

Online Contest date:  25 April 2024 

CCO Contest Time:14:00-18:00 (Part A + Part C)

CCC Contest Time:20:15-21:45 (Part B only)


  • CCO Part A - 25 MCQs (1 hour): 14:00-15:00

  • CCO Part C - short answer questions (2 hours): 15:30-17:30

  • Uploading Part C (20-30 mins): 17:30-18:00

  • CCC Part A (1 hour): 19:00-20:00 (you can skip this part)

  • CCC Part B - Essay (1.5 hours): 20:15-21:45

* Fees for the CCC contest are NZD $125.00.

Please note: If you registered after the deadline (25 March 2024), the fees will be doubled.


Name of Account: Pinnacle Education Group

Account: 06-0241-0684634-00


Please make payment with the students 'full name + CCC Chem ' as reference

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

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

(Terms and conditions apply).

PGA reserves the right to interpret all competition and course arrangements.

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