Challenge NS

Challenge NS

One problem. Real solutions. 12 hours.

NSCC students from across the province on Friday, November 22, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., to tackle a social problem facing Nova Scotia.

  • Students are placed on teams (in-person from their campus or virtually)
  • At the start of the competition, teams receive a problem related to a social issue facing Nova Scotia
  • Teams spend the next 12 hours working on a solution
  • Solutions are judged by a panel of industry experts and the top three teams are awarded cash prizes


  • First: $2,000
  • Second: $1,500
  • Third: $1,000