From October 27th to October 31st, the finals of the 18th Challenge Cup National College Students' Extracurricular Academic and Technological Works Competition was held at Guizhou University.
The structure of this year's Challenge Cup competition is more optimized, consisting of the main competition, the special event of unveiling the list of commanding officers, the Red Project activity, and the Black Science and Technology exhibition activity. The overall structure of the competition is a form of 1+1+2. The event attracted more than 2,000 colleges and universities, with more than 400,000 works, and more than 2.5 million students to participate in the event. 48 colleges and universities with 11,406 works and 76,818 students participated in the event in Shanghai. After the College competition, Municipal contest and other levels of selection, a total of 72 works from 25 universities were finally submitted to the national competition, of which 50 works were selected as finalists.
In the main track, the works of SUES team of Qin Pengcheng from School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering stood out from the works of more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the country, and finally won the second prize of the National Competition after College competition, Municipal contest, online review, public defense etc.
In the special event of unveiling the list of commanders, Wei Xiaolong's team from School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering won the first prize; in the Red Project activity, Xue Zhenyu's team from School of Art and Design won the second prize; and in the exhibition of Black Science and Technology, Tan Xuewu's team from School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering won the planetary award (the second prize).
The Challenge Cup National College Students' Extracurricular Academic and Technological Works Competition, with the tenet of “advocating science, pursuing true knowledge, studying hard, innovating and meeting challenges”, has produced a wide range of positive impact on colleges and universities and in the society, and it is regarded as the Olympic event of science and technology innovation for contemporary college students.