Sacramento Area Competitions in Mathematics

SACMATH

Middle School Contest

On Saturday February 17, 2018, SACMATH in conjunction with MathLeague.Org and Oak Ridge High School will hold a Middle School Math Contest for students in grades 6 through 8. (Students younger than the given grade levels are also welcome to attend).


The contest will be held at Oak Ridge HS, 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762.


Registration for this contest will close Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 9:00 PM Pacific Time.


Register via the following link (goes to the registration page at Mathleague.Org)


REGISTER AT MATHLEAGUE.ORG


NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT PAY USING THE PAYPAL LINK IN THE CONFIRMATION EMAIL FROM MATHLEAGUE.ORG


The registration fee for a contest is $10/student. The fee may be paid via cash or check at contest check-in, or paid via PayPal (to [email protected]) before the contest. 


Format

The Middle School Contest will consist of the following events. 

  • Sprint Test (all students; 40 minutes for 30 short-answer questions)
  • Target Test (all students; 8 questions given 2 at a time with 6 minutes for each pair of questions)
  • Team Test (teams; 20 minutes for 10 short-answer questions)
  • Countdown Round (top students competing head-to-head to answer questions first)


All students take the Individual Tests (Sprint, Target). All students are eligible to compete in the Countdown Round. Teams consisting of 1-4 students from the same school take the Team Test. Full descriptions of the tests can be found on the "Test Details" page).


Schedule

  • Check-in opens at 1:30 PM
  • Tests run from 2:00 PM to 4:15 PM.
  • There will be a break from 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM to finish grading and tabulate results
  • The Countdown Round should start around 5:00 PM and be done by 5:30 PM.
  • Results and Awards will start after the Countdown Round and should be done by 6:00 PM.


Awards

Individual awards will be given for the highest scoring students by grade level in Individual Math (sum of scores on the Sprint and Target Tests).


Awards will be given to the top four students (first through fourth place) in the Countdown Round.


Team awards will be given for the highest scoring teams in Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes score is calculated as follows: (Sum of Individual Math scores)/4 plus Team Test score. All students on the same team must be from the same school.


This contest is a qualifier for the MathLeague.Org California MS State Championships, scheduled for March 2018. Students and teams who score high enough at this contest in certain events can qualify for the State Championships. See the MATHLEAGUE.ORG website for details. (NOTE: All students on a Team must be from the same school). 


Registration

Registration for this contest will close Wednesday February 14, 2018 at 9:00 PM Pacific Time.


Register via the following link (goes to the registration page at Mathleague.Org)


REGISTER AT MATHLEAGUE.ORG


NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT PAY USING THE PAYPAL LINK IN THE CONFIRMATION EMAIL FROM MATHLEAGUE.ORG


The registration fee for a contest is $10/student. The fee may be paid via cash or check at contest check-in, or paid via PayPal (to [email protected]) before the contest. 


Questions? Contact SACMATH at [email protected]


Thanks for your interest in the contest! We hope to see you there!