March 23, 2019 | Wilmeth Active Learning Center 1018 | 8:30am-6:00pm

Purdue AITP's annual Computing Challenge Day, formerly known as IT Challenge Day, allows students to showcase their computing talents in a fun and incentivized event. Clubs and companies create challenges for students to compete in for over $6,000 in cool prizes. Various challenge topics are included to cater to the computing interests of many students. This event is completely FREE for Purdue students to participate in!

Prizes

Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch
Sceptre 27" Curved LED Monitor
Sceptre 27" Curved LED Monitor
Amazon Fire TV Cube
Amazon Fire TV Cube
GoTrax Electric Scooter
GoTrax Electric Scooter
Samsung 32" TV
Samsung 32" TV
Netgear Nighthawk Router
Netgear Nighthawk Router
Bose Soundlink II Headset
Bose Soundlink II Headset
Xbox S Bundle
Xbox S Bundle
PS4 Spider-Man Bundle
PS4 Spider-Man Bundle
Nanoleaf Smart Kit
Nanoleaf Smart Kit
Holy Stone Drone
Holy Stone Drone
Bossin Racing Style Gaming Chair
Bossin Racing Style Gaming Chair
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 3
Wohome TV Sound Bar
Wohome TV Sound Bar
Amazon Echo
Amazon Echo
Anker PowerCore Portable Charger
Anker PowerCore Portable Charger

Schedule

Our schedule includes two 8-hour challenges, two 4-hour challenges, and four 2-hour challenges. Some challenges are partnered (teams of 2) while others are individual. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the challenge(s) you wish to participate in for check-in and setup. You don't have to stay the whole time, just the times you wish to compete in and Awards Banquet. Note that Lunch and Dinner will be provided to participants of CCD.

Challenge Information

Topic Creator Partnered Description
Data Science ITaP Research Computing Y Extracting data from a large dataset, validating quality of data and account for missing data, conduct descriptive analysis, produce informative visualization, and answer high level questions.
Linux/Super Computing ITaP Research Computing Y Reversing password hashes using Purdue’s supercomputers. This process is computationally intensive and will stress competitor’s Linux abilities to accomplish the most recoveries in the time allotted.
IoT/Networking Eli Lilly Y Help streamline a company's manufacturing processes by evaluating and setting up a proof of concept (POC) involving simple user-initiated actions to control, monitor and provide feedback on a standard electrical appliance using smart/IOT hardware, rapid online code execution, and email protocol for remote notification.
Security Analysis Bug Crowd N Utilize Burp Suite to maneuver through a highly-technical track with hands-on classes and self-directed CTF labs. Topics include: brute forcing passwords, dropping databases, and scanning websites for vulnerabilities.
Cyber Forensics Investigation Purdue Cyber Forensics Club N Investigate an image of a Windows computer and find evidence of the "crime" committed.
Programming Purdue Competitive Programmers Union N Five programming challenges to solve algorithmic problems that range from easy-hard difficulty.
Systems Analysis and Design Purdue AITP Y Take on the role of a systems analyst by modeling a holistic system that addresses the technical and human requirements for a particular business.
Application Development Purdue SigAPP N Find the most efficient way to implement an application for a company.

What to Bring

  • Laptop
  • Laptop Charger
  • PUID
  • Partner (for partnered events)
  • Competitive Spirit

Sponsored By:

Eli Lilly
Eli Lilly
Purdue Envision Center
Purdue Envision Center

In Partnership With:

Bugcrowd Inc.
Bugcrowd Inc.
ITaP Research Computing
ITaP Research Computing
Purdue ACM SIGGRAPH
Purdue ACM SIGGRAPH
Competitive Programmers Union
Competitive Programmers Union
Purdue Envision Center
Purdue Envision Center
Purdue Cyber Forensics Club
Purdue Cyber Forensics Club

Sponsorship Opportunity

If your company is interested in sponsoring our event, please review the sponsorship levels in the graphic below. Sponsorship payments can be made on our Payment Portal. If you have any questions, please email aitp@purdue.edu!