2015 Event Archive: CPC Air
The 2015 College Puzzle Challenge focused on a brand-new airline: CPC Air. Participants on more than 400 teams worked to help CPC Air get off the ground by solving aviation-themed puzzles from 17 locations across the US.
Winners: Zemora Voidbringer from MIT
Full results are available here.
The winner was determined by which team ended the day most miles.
- Regular puzzles earned teams 10,000 in miles in the MilesAhead program. Teams earned bonus miles for solving the puzzle faster than other teams, as well as for their MilesAhead status level.
- Meta-puzzle solves were worth 100,000 miles (and weren't eligible for bonuses).
To introduce the competition rules, teams were shown a CPC Air safety video:
Puzzles and Solutions
The puzzles and their answers are available as PDFs below. Per-wave puzzle collections may also available.