Official Rules and Mechanics
About the 2016 MOS World Championship
The MOS World Championship presented by Certiport, Inc. is a global competition that tests students’ skills on Microsoft Office Word, Excel® and PowerPoint. Students with the highest exam scores and lowest exam-taking times are invited to represent their respective countries at the World Championships. At the World Championships, each student competes for World Champion in his or her category.
Certiport, the worldwide administrator of Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams, will be holding the 2016 Certiport Microsoft® Office Specialist World Championship (hereafter referred to as “Championship” or “Final Round”) on August 7-10, 2016 at Orlando, Florida, USA.
Innovative Training Works, Inc. (hereafter referred to as “IT Works”), being Certiport Authorized Partner (CAP) in the Philippines, will hold a Qualifying Round to select the Country Champion to represent the Philippines and compete in the Championship.
To participate, a student must submit a passing score on any of the following certification exams:
To participate, pass one of the following exams:
Microsoft Office Specialist Excel® 2010 Exam
Microsoft Office Specialist Excel® 2013 Exam
(Hereafter, these certification exams will be collectively referred to as “Exam(s)”). All qualifying Exam(s) must be uploaded into the Certiport exam administration system by an approved Certiport Authorized Testing Center (CATC).
Employees of Microsoft, Inc., Certiport, Inc., IT Works, their affiliates, subsidiaries, parents and related companies and agencies and those individuals living in the same household as employees are not eligible. All laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. By taking an eligible Exam and entering this Championship, student, and other participants agree to abide by all terms of the Championship Official Rules.
Participants in the Championship must be students currently enrolled in an approved academic institution recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and a Certiport Authorized Testing Center (CATC) for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification program. To compete in the Championship, the student must be between the ages of 18 and 22 (as of June 15, 2016). Verification of student status and student identification is required.