The 2016 Princeton University Physics Competition will take place in November 2016. The date of the Onsite Event is Saturday, November 19, 2016. Registration will open very soon in late September. If you would like to be notified by email when registration opens, please fill out this form.The second annual Princeton University Physics Competition took place in November 2015. The international competition aims to provide high school students with a venue to exhibit their skills in solving non-ordinary physics problems, learn new concepts from present-day areas of physics undergoing groundbreaking research, while at the same time competing for awards.
Results, problems, and solutions for the PUPC 2015 Onsite Test held in three countries on Saturday, November 21 are available here.
The PUPC 2015 Online Part has concluded; the assignment is archived here. Judging took place in December 2015, and results have been published here. Medals and certificates have been delivered to all winners in spring 2016. All teams may continue checking our Piazza page and Facebook pages for further announcements.
We are grateful to the following entities for sponsoring our activities this year. This support enables us to broaden our international competition on a global scale.
We are in the process of seeking additional funding to ensure further growth and expansion of our worldwide efforts in our third year and beyond. If you would like to support the third edition of this competition, please contact the organizers.
If you are a coach or faculty member and would like to learn about opportunities to proctor a version of the Onsite Test at your university, please contact the organizers ASAP.
Parts of this year's online exams will take advantage of tools developed by the folks at expii: