There Is A World Championship For Excel, PowerPoint, And Word

August 18, 2017 in Daily Bulletin

The New York Post and the Verge wrote about the world championship for Microsoft Office:

  • People who take Microsoft Office certification tests and score highly in their region are automatically offered a chance to participate in the national championship. Winners go on to the international stage.
  • 2017 was the first year that an American won the competition for Excel. Typically, it’s participants from more math focused countries that take the spreadsheet cup.
  • The competition is limited to those between 13 and 22.
  • First place gets you $7,000 and a free Xbox. Second and third place get you $3,500, and $1,500.

Read more on The Verge and the New York Post.