CARIBOU MATH CONTESTGrades K-12
The Caribou Mathematics Competition is a worldwide online contest that is held six times throughout the school year. Each of these days, contests are offered for each of the grade levels K/1, 2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 and 11/12 in multiple languages.
The goals of this project are to:
- To improve students’ problem-solving techniques by providing a wide variety of challenging math activities suitable for all students in grades K-12.
- Motivate students to get back to their school math when a question needed a technique or formula which they did not remember.
- Show that mathematical puzzles can be fun and that competing in math contests with interactive questions is exciting.
Cash prizes are given out to the top-performing students and schools in the Caribou Cup. Additionally, contest and Caribou Cup certificates can be printed after each test is marked.
Students are given 50 min to complete the test.
|Oct 13, 2021, 12:00 PM||Grades K/1, 2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12|
|Nov 10, 2021, 12:00 AM||Grades K/1, 2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12|
|Jan 12, 2022, 12:00 PM||Grades K/1, 2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12|
|Feb 16, 2022, 12:00 PM||Grades K/1, 2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12|
|Apr 6, 2022, 12:00 PM||Grades K/1, 2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12|
|May 11, 2022, 12:00 PM||Grades K/1, 2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12|
Contest Price: $30/single test, or $15/test for all tests
UW CEMC MATH CONTESTSGrades 7-12
The University of Waterloo develops and administers many internationally recognized contests to help inspire the next generation of students to develop an interest in and love for mathematics.
CSMC/CIMC (2 h): Nov 17, 2021, 12:00 PM (Registration Deadline Oct 18, 2021)
|Up to Grade 12|
|Pascal, Cayley, Fermat (60 min): Feb 23, 2022, 12:00 PM (Registration Deadline Jan 31, 2022)||Grades 9, 10, 11, respectively|
|Fryer, Galois, Hypatia (75 min): Apr 12, 2022, 12:00 PM (Registration Deadline Mar 14, 2022)||Grades 9, 10, 11, respectively|
|Gauss (60 min): May 18, 2022, 12:00 PM (Registration Deadline Apr 19, 2022)||Grades 7, 8|
Contest Price: $30/ test
UW CEMC COMPUTING CONTESTSGrades 5-12
Developed and administered by the University of Waterloo, the Beaver Computing Challenge (BCC) introduces computer science to students. It is designed to get students with little or no previous experience excited about computing.
The Canadian Computing Competition (CCC) is a fun challenge for secondary school students with an interest in programming. It is an opportunity for students to test their ability in designing, understanding and implementing algorithms.
Approximately 20 of the top CCC Senior contestants classified as Canadian School Official are invited to the Canadian Computing Olympiad (CCO), held at the University of Waterloo. This week-long event involves workshops, a contest and other extra-curricular activities. It is also used to determine participation in the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI).
|BCC (45 min): Nov 10, 2021, 12:00 PM||
|CCC Junior/Senior (3 h): Feb 16, 2022, 12:00 PM||
Contest Price: $30/ test
AMERICAN MATHEMATICS COMPETITIONS (AMC)Grades 8-12
Developed by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), The American Mathematics Competitions (AMC’s) are a series of examinations and curriculum materials that build problem-solving skills and mathematical knowledge in middle and high school students. The first contest took place almost 70 years ago and the AMC’s continue to be prestigious contests in the United States. Although the first of a series of tests used to determine the United States team for the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), the AMC’s welcome Canadian participants.
The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics. Possible topics include but are not limited to: counting and probability, estimation, proportional reasoning, elementary geometry including the Pythagorean Theorem, spatial visualization, everyday applications, and reading and interpreting graphs and tables. In addition some of the later questions may involve linear or quadratic functions and equations, coordinate geometry, and other topics traditionally covered in a beginning algebra course. Students who are in grade 8 or below and under 14.5 years of age on the day of the competition are eligible to participate in the AMC 8.
The AMC 10 and AMC 12 are both 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examinations in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills. The AMC 10 is for students in 10th grade and below, and covers the high school curriculum up to 10th grade. Students in grade 10 or below and under 17.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 10. The AMC 12 covers the entire high school curriculum including trigonometry, advanced algebra, and advanced geometry, but excluding calculus. Students in grade 12 or below and under 19.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 12.
|AMC 8 (40 min): Jan 19, 2022, 12:00 PM (Registration Deadline Jan 1, 2022, Limited Spaces)||Up to Grade 8|
|AMC 10/12 A (75 min): Nov 10, 2022 12:00 PM (Registration Deadline Nov 1, 2020, Limited Spaces)||Up to Grade 10/12|
|AMC 10/12 B (75 min): Nov 16, 2022 12:00 PM (Registration Deadline Nov 1, 2021, Limited Spaces)||Up to Grade 10/12|
Contest Price: $50/ test