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Typing Competitions : Typing Tournament And The World

Typing Challenge

CONGRATULATIONS to all our Typing Challenge Winners for Term 1, 2018; you should be very proud of your results!

The Typing Challenge was held between the 18th and 24th of March with over 1400 classes participating worldwide. This term, we have seen a number of records broken and milestones reached.  The Typing Tournament Online website had the highest number of users in a single day. Since its inception, on the 20th of March , 2018. Students around the world are increasingly engaging with the Typing Tournament Online system. We have seen some great improvements in their skills as we have seen in the leader board results.  In fact, collectively, students typed over 142,000 words more than last year’s Term 4 competition with the average words per minute speed increased from 16.0 to 17.4 wpm. We are excited to see how far students skills improve for the next Typing Challenge.

 

And the WINNERS are…..

Under 8’s

Fastest Class

1st Stage 23B, South East Sydney School for Children with Autism – Peakhurst Unit, NSW

2nd Class 3A, Redeemer Baptist School, NSW

 3rd 2F 2018, Putney Public School, NSW

Most Words Typed

1st 2J, Canberra Grammar Jnr School, ACT

2nd 2G Miss McGann, St Mary’s School, NSW

3rd 2H 2018, Hunter Valley Grammar School, NSW

Under 10’s

Fastest Class

 1st 6R, St Brigid’s Primary School, NSW

2nd 4C 2018, PLC Junior School Melbourne, VIC

 3rd 4A 2018, PLC Junior School Melbourne, VIC

Most Words Typed

 1st 4E 2018, St George Christian School, NSW

 2nd 3-4 Seahorse, Berala Public School, NSW

 3rd 5M Bronwyn 2018, Goodwood Primary School, SA

Under 12’s

Fastest Class

 1st P6C, The Pittwater House Schools, NSW

 2nd 5A, Mackay West State School, QLD

 3rd 6BP 2018, Rosary School, SA

Most Words Typed

 1st Year 5JK, Thornlie Christian College, WA

 2nd 5F, Indooroopilly State School, QLD

 3rd 6H, Holy Family Primary School, NSW

Under 14’s

Fastest Class (International)

  7A GSA Tech, Gateway Science Academy of St Louis, MO

Fastest Class (Australia)

 1st Legends! , Xavier College – Burke Hall, VIC

 2nd 7CP 2018, Rosary School, SA

 3rd 7AP 2018, Rosary School, SA

Most Words Typed

 1st 7E, Cerdon College, NSW

 2nd 7 Gold, Tyndale Christian School, SA

 3rd 2018_ITF071D, Mackay State High School, QLD

Under 16’s

Fastest Class

 1st 10 BST, Malanda State High School, QLD

 2nd 2018_DIG091A, Mackay State High School, QLD

 3rd 10 ICT, Malanda State High School, QLD

Most Words Typed

 1st VBA 2018, Sunnybank State High School, QLD

 2nd Yr 9 Digital Technologies, Maryborough State High School, QLD

 3rd 10 ICT, Malanda State High School, QLD

Under 18’s

Fastest Class

 1st 11 Certificate II in Business , Nanango State High School, QLD

 2nd Extension Yr 5/6, Ungarie Central School, NSW

 3rd IEC 2018, Aranmore Catholic College, WA

Most Words Typed

 IEC 2018, Aranmore Catholic College, WA

 10/11/12F, Northern Beaches Secondary College – Cromer Campus, NSW

 11 Certificate II in Business , Nanango State High School, QLD

 

Did You Know There Are Other Typing Competitions Across The World?

Since 2011 Malaysia has hosted a Typing Competition called Speed Typing Contest  (STC). The Competition is held on World Typing Day which falls on the 8th January. To be eligible, participants have to meet a minimum words per minute (WPM) for the final live competition. The initial stage is open to all regardless of age but only the 200 fastest entrants enter the final stage. Participants have 5 minutes to record their best result.

In 2011 the first winner was 16 year old – Shaun Low Foo Shern, who clocked in at 146 words per minute which is the current Malaysian record!
Maybe in a future Typing Challenge we will see a national record broken too!

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