2016 Event Archive: CPC Air Express - Time Travel
The 2016 College Puzzle Challenge followed the continuing story of last year's CPC Air. One year into operation, an unfortunate accident with the company's Luggatron 3000 resulted in passenger's bags getting lost in time. Participants on more than 430 teams solved puzzles to recover the bags and fix the machine.
Full results are available here.
The winner was determined by which team ended the day with the most bags recovered.
- Regular puzzles brought back one bag each.
- Meta-puzzles were worth five bags each.
TN: keikaku means plan, from Carnegie Mellon, took the grand prize of Surface Pro 4s, solving all the puzzles and meta puzzles.
Luggatron 3000 Press Conference
To introduce the competition rules, teams were shown a video of the botched press conference where CPC Air's baggage transportation system, the Luggatron 3000, was announced:
Puzzles and Solutions
The puzzles and their answers are available as individual files below. Puzzles and answers are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader or compatible software to open.