Certiport (www.certiport.com) today announced the 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) U.S. National Championship. Competitors will showcase their expert skills using Microsoft Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® and the top winners will represent the United States at the 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship.
The 2016 MOS U.S. National Championship will be held June 28 – 30 in Orlando, Florida. U.S. students age 13 to 22 are eligible to participate in one of six competition tracks by submitting a qualified, passing score on any of the following exams by December 18, 2015 for the Fall Qualifier or May 1, 2016 for the Spring Qualifier: Microsoft Office Specialist Word (2013 or 2010), Microsoft Office Specialist Excel (2013 or 2010), and Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint (2013 or 2010). Up to twelve MOS State Champions, one per track during each Qualifier, will be named and invited to represent their state and compete at the 2016 MOS U.S. National Championship.
One winner per track will be named the 2016 MOS U.S. National Champion, and each will win an all-expenses-paid trip to compete in the 2016 MOS World Championship in Orlando, Florida August 7-10, 2016.