2017 Event Archive: CPC 2017 - Under the Sea
The 2017 College Puzzle Challenge sent teams diving in personal submarines in search of a missing Professor C. Ward. Participants discovered sea creatures, rescued Professor C. Ward, and discovered the secrets of the sea!
Full results are available here.
The winner was determined by which team ended the day with the most creatures recovered.
- Regular puzzles were worth one creature each.
- Meta-puzzles were worth five creatures each.
SETH easiness, from MIT, took the grand prize of Surface Pro 4s by solving all the puzzles and meta puzzles.
Competition Intro Video
Teams were introduced to operating their personal submarines and the event with this video:
Puzzles and Solutions
The puzzles and their answers are available as PDFs below. Per-wave puzzle collections may also available.