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STEM4ALL Math Contest 

May 19, 2024
Santa Clara Convention Center

Registration is closed for this event

We are pleased to organize a Math Contest for elementary and middle school students in the Bay Area. Students can expect a day full of Math fun as they compete in individual and team rounds solving interesting Math problems.

  • Sprint round: Individual participants, 40 questions in 30 minutes (no calculator)

  • Team round: 1-4 participants, 10 questions in 20 minutes (calculator allowed)

  • Relay round: 1-4 participants, 5 questions in 10 minutes (calculator allowed)

CONTEST SCHEDULE

Elementary and Middle School Contest

 

Check-in: 10 am to 10.15 am

Contest Time: 10.30 am to 12.00 pm (Sprint | Team | Relay)

Break: 12.00 pm to 1.00 pm (Parents need to escort students)

Award Ceremony

Elementary Awards: 1.00 pm to 1.30 pm 

Middle School Awards: 1.30 pm to 2.00 pm

Please note both Elementary and Middle school contest will take place at the same time. Middle school students also should check in at 10 am PST

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1.  Which grades are eligible to participate?

Students attending Grade 3 to 8 in academic year 2022-2023 are eligible to participate in this contest

2.  What is the objective of this competition?

Our goal is to encourage student interest in Math with such competitions. Students can expect to spend their day solving          interesting Math problems  by participating in a fun-filled tournament with other students. 

3.  Where this competition will be held?

The contest will be held on May 19, 2024 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The room details will be published close to the event date.

4.  What is the competition format?

 

Students can participate in this tournament as a team of 1 to 4 students. Student teams will compete in three rounds as:

1. Sprint round - This is an individual round. Students have 40 minutes to solve 30 math problems without a calculator 

2. Team round - Students can compete in this round in a team of 1 to 4 students. Teams will get 20 minutes to solve 10 problems. Calculators can be used in this round.

3. Relay round - This is also a team based tournament. Students can participate in a team of 1 to 4 students. Students will get 10 minutes to solve 5 problems. Calculators are allowed in this round.

 

       

5. How is scoring done?

  • Sprint Round: 10 points for correct answer, 0 point for incorrect and no answers

  • Team Round: 10 points for correct answer, 0 point for incorrect and no answers

  • Relay Round: 10 points for correct FINAL answer. 0 point if the FINAL answer is incorrect or unanswered

6. Can I participate individually or do I need a team to participate?

Yes, you can participate in this contest individually. Sprint round is an individual round for all participants. For Team round and Relay round, it is recommended to have a team of 4 students.

 

7. What is registration deadline?

 

The registration will close on May 12, 2024 or earlier when the seats are full. Hence, please try to register early to secure your spot in this tournament.

8. When do I register my Team?

 

Team registrations will take place during May 13-May 15. Registered students will receive a Google form to enter their team details. All students on a team must be already registered.

Note - Students who do not submit the google form or do not have any team members, will be assigned a random team to compete in the team/ relay rounds.

9. Are parents allowed to attend?

 

Yes, we welcome parents to attend the award ceremony and encourage the students. 

10. How should students prepare for this contest?

Students must revise their grade level topics with emphasis on word problem solving skills. We also encourage students to practice Math Olympiad, Math League problems for Elementary grades, and Math Olympiad/ Math League/ Math Counts / AMC 8 problems for middle school grades

11. Are there any awards for participants?

 

There are awards for Individual and Team rounds. 

Individual Award Certificates: Top 50%, Top 25%, and Top 3

Team Award Certificates: Top 3  (Scores for the Team Round and Relay Round will be added for the Team Awards)

12. I have additional questions. Who should I get in touch?

 

Kindly email us at info@stem-4all.org

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