Results

2018

Here are the 2018 competition results.

Sample Quizzics questions from 2018.

Competition Photos

2018 UBC Physics Olympics

Top Team Photos

2018 UBC Physics Olympics Top Teams

Here is a brief numeric overview of the 2018 event:

∞ – The number of laughs and the level of excitement
1352 km – The distance from Terrace to Vancouver (the most remote school attending the event)
722 – Number of students attending the 40th UBC Physics Olympics
365 – Number of days we spent planning the event since the last year
108 – Number of medals awarded to top teams
82 – Number of team leaders (teachers and coaches) supporting the students
73 – Number of teams in attendance
71 – Number of volunteers supporting the event (faculty, graduate and undergraduate students)
40 – Number of UBC Physics Olympics we have organized so far
39 – The size of the largest team in attendance
35 – Number of physics teachers who participated in the Professional Development event
6 – Number of heats (independent events during the day)
6 – Number of plaques awarded to the schools
2 – Number of pre-build events the students had prepared at home
2 – Number of large auditoriums we had to use to seat all the participants, coaches and volunteers for the final event.
1 – Number of Officers of the Order of Canada who facilitated our events (Dr. J. Matthews)
1 – The overall Physics Olympics Trophy