The Challenge Finals for 2017 were held on 8 December at Box Hill High School for schools in Victoria, Sydney, ACT, and Brisbane.

The top two teams from each of the district challenges were invited to participate in the finals, together with 4 ‘wild card’ teams, making a total of 20 teams competing at both Years 3/4 and Years 5/6. 

The top three teams at the finals were be presented with a trophy and each individual team member received a medallion. The winning school was also be presented with a Perpetual Trophy to hold for one year.


Year 3 and 4

1st place:  Somerville House Supersleuths - 173 pts
2nd place: Glendal PS Elementals - 164 pts
3rd place:  The Parkdale PS Einsteins - 161 pts

Year 5 and 6

1st place:  The Syndal Strikers - 183 pts
2nd place:  Good Shephers Brainiacs - 177 pts
3rd place : Ivanhoe GGS Oct0-Pi - 163 pts 

In 2017 162 Year 3 and 4 teams representing 76 schools competed in The Challenge. 
              163 Year 5 and 6 teams representing 74 schools competed.