Results

2019

Here are the 2019 competition results.

Competition Photos

2019 UBC Physics Olympics

Top Team Photos

2019 UBC Physics Olympics Top Teams

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

Results from earlier years

Flight event videos from 2017 competition

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