PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge (PZCCC), an initiative of the PZ Cussons foundation, is aimed at improving the learning culture of Chemistry in Secondary Schools in Nigeria.
The initiative is an annual event that commenced in 2013 and has successfully completed 5 editions which were open only to schools in Lagos state,
In 2015 (edition 3) the initiative was supported by Carex Handwash, In 2018 the initiative was sponsored by Premier Cool Deo Soap and Nunu milk
The 6th edition of the competition will ‘break’ the norm to strategically be a National competition that will cut across the GPZs.
In the past editions of the PZCCC, housed brands had always sponsored the competition; the 6th edition however will be supported by Premier (Nigeria’s No 1 Toilet Soap).
- (i)The overall objective is to continue to make PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge the No. 1 platform for supporting the learning of Chemistry in Schools.
- (ii)To promote the girl child education within Nigeria.
- (iii)Recruiting new schools to the initiative
- (iv)Deepen brand awareness and association for Premier
SS 2 Secondary School Student
School principals and proprietor
Registration would be strictly online.
After registration candidates would be required to printout a computer-generated docket (with passport picture, name, school, passport, parent’s and principal’s name etc) for identification
A unique code/ OTP/ exam number and full log-in details would be displayed telling the candidate when/ where to take the first phase of the exam
Only the top 200 per state would make it to the ‘Activation phase’.
The activation phase would be broken into 3 stages –
Top 200 from the online test would seat across 3 CBT centres – Lagos, Abuja & Rivers
Top 10 students from each centre would compete in Lagos, Abuja and Rivers in a practical test
Top 2 Students from each centre would compete in Lagos on stage for the PZCCC title
Competition is open to all SS 2 Chemistry Students in Nigerian schools
Students must be schooling within Nigeria.
Students are to be sponsored by their Secondary School and/or Parent
Entries are Open to both Private and Public secondary schools.
Entry is FREE.