Puzzling World Intermediate Challenge

2021 Intermediate Challenge


The intermediate event will be hosted on Thursday morning 18th February 2021 and will be operated as a separate event to the Junior Challenge.

The Puzzling World Intermediate Challenge 2021 is open to all children in years 7 & 8.  


All year 7 & 8 students at Holy Family and Mount Aspiring College, plus local home schooled students will have a subsidized $5 entry fee to the event.

Holy Family and Mt Aspiring College Students are to register by the following link:

Registration Form

All local home-schooled children – please email Annabel on [email protected] to receive a discount code to enter via the Challenge Wanaka entry website

All other competitors from outside the region, entry fee is $30 and you must enter through the website at the following link:

Non-local schools enter here


Picking up your registration race pack

All local school children will be given their race packs at their local school by their teachers on the Tuesday or Wednesday of race week.

All other intermediate competitors who do not attend local schools or anyone from Tarras, Makarora or local home school kids; can pick up their registration packs from the Junior Challenge desk, located at Race HQ in the Glendhu Station Woolshed: 

Wednesday (17/02) –  4pm-7pm 
Thursday (18/02) –  7.30am-8.30am

Puzzling World Intermediate Challenge will award the top 3 competitors in each year group with trophies and medals at the official prize giving which will take place at 11.30am in the event finish area. Each school will also be given their results independently and will announce their top 3 places for each category.

We hope you will come along for a day of action packed fun and the opportunity to give triathlon a go!

The Course

For both Year 7 and Year 8 races, the course will be made up of a 200m swim, 6km bike, 3km run.

View the course map 

Race Manual

The 2021 race manual is now available for download by clicking here.

Make sure you read about the rules, course details and all information you’ll need to know to race the Puzzling World Intermediate Challenge. 

Puzzling World

View 2021 Results

Click this link to view the results for 2021

Click this link to view the results for 2020

Click this link to view the results for 2019