Monday, March 4, 2019

HCIC 2019

HCIC 2019

Hwa Chong Infocomm Challenge 华侨中学信息技术竞赛

The Challenge is open to a total of 60 Primary 6 participants. Registration must be made through the school by a teacher-in-charge via the online registration form below. Each school is allowed to submit ONE group of participants only, comprising a maximum of three students. Application is on a first-come-first-served basis. Schools of successful applicants will receive notification after 22 April 2019.


All participants must be born between 2nd Jan 2007 and 1st Jan 2008, both dates inclusive, or Primary 6 students born after 1st Jan 2008.

Structure of Competition

The competition comprises a written component and a practical hands-on session. Each participant will work individually.

The written component comprises:
1) multiple-choice questions where marks will be deducted for wrong answers, and
2) structured questions.

Certificates and Prizes

Top participants will receive Gold (top 5%), Silver (next 5%), and Bronze (subsequent 5%) Award certificates. Other participants will receive certificates of participation. Names printed on the certificates will be in accordance to name submitted in the registration form. An adminstrative charge of $10 will be levied on re-print requests.

Ten individual prizes will also be awarded to the top 10 participants.

  • 1st - 3rd prize : MacBook
  • 4th - 10th : iPads


  • Opening date: 25 March 2019 1200h
  • Closing date: 12 April 2019 2359h

Instructions for Participants

All participants must report in full school uniform and bring their own stationery. Participants arriving afer registration time will be disallowed from competition.

Reporting Venue Tech Centre at Hwa Chong Institution (Computer lab)
Reporting time 8am at the HCI Clock Tower [Map & travelling directions to HCI]
Focus topics Programming logic, Python programming language, robotics knowledge
Format Competition comprises a written and a hands-on session.

Programme Schedule

0730 h - 0815 h Registration (Kah Kee Hall, High School Section)
0830 h - 1030 h Competition in progress.
1030 h - 1040 h Collection of scripts, dismissal
1100 h Prize presentation and lunch

For more queries, please email


Registration is open between 25 March 2019 1200h to 12 April 2019 on a first-come-first-served basis.
Successful applicants will receive notification after 22 April 2019.

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