2018 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Announcing Certiport's 2018 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship from September 1 2017 to April 30 2018!
In its 16th year, the competition attracted more than 560,000 candidates from 122 countries to demonstrate their superior skills in Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint®. Today culminated the most popular technology skills competition on Microsoft Office and the only one endorsed by Microsoft since its inception in 2002.
To enter the competition, students aged 13 to 22 took a qualifying Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products. Regional competitions were held worldwide and 157 student finalists competed in the final round of competition in Anaheim, California, USA from July 31 – August 2, 2017.
To view the full press release, click here.

2018 Adobe Certified Associate World Championship

Announcing Certiport's 2018 Adobe Certified Associate World Championship from September 1 2017 to April 30 2018! In its 5th year, the competition attracted more than 110,000 candidates from 67 countries to prove their superior digital communications skills. Ana Katarina Charvet from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA won the top prize out of 47 finalists who came to the final round of competition at the Disneyland Resort Hotel in Anaheim, California, USA from July 31 – August 2, 2017. To enter the competition, students aged 13 to 22 took a qualifying Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam to demonstrate their mastery using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. To view the full press release, click here.

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What is the MOS World Championships?

The Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship presented by Certiport, Inc. is a global competition that tests students’ skills on Microsoft Office Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® (2010 or 2013). Top students are invited to represent their respective countries at the World Championship. In some countries or regions, students are required to participate in a National Championship, and the winners of that event continue on to the World Championship.

How do your students compete?

Get certified to compete!  For the MOS World Championship students take a Microsoft Office Specialist exam in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint (2013 or 2016), and automatically entered into the MOS Championship. By taking an exam they will be entered into the MOS World Championship and could be chosen to represent Kenya!

Find out which Certiport authorized testing centres are participating here.

What’s the deadline to enter?

September 1 2018
First day to enter the 2019 MOS World Championship is on September 1 2018.

First day to enter the 2019 MOS World Championship is on September 1 2018.

April 30 2019
Deadline to enter the MOS Word, Excel or PowerPoint score into the 2019 MOS World Championship is on April 30 2019.

Deadline to enter the MOS Word, Excel or PowerPoint score into the 2019 MOS World Championship is on April 30 2019.

July 28 - 31 2019
MOS World Championship in New York, USA

MOS World Championship in New York, USA

Looking to promote the Competition

Certiport wants educators to have the materials they need to promote the MOS World Championship in their classroom, school, college or country. For the MOS World Championship visit our Media page to request promotional items, view videos, and download your own posters, fliers, press releases, and other materials to get your students excited about the World Championship.

Official Rules

Learn the official rules to participate in the MOS World Championship.