Sacramento Area Competitions in Mathematics

SACMATH

High School Contest

On Sunday December 9, 2018 SACMATH in conjunction with MathLeague.Org and Winston Churchill MS will host a High School Math Contest for students in grades 9 through 12. (Students younger than the given grade level are also welcome to attend). 


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


IMPORTANT NOTE: Students from the same school MAY NOT attend two contests in the same MathLeague.Org Qualifying Round testing period. Check the MathLeague.Org HS Events Calendar to check for previous contest in the same testing period.


Pre-registration will close Wednesday, December 5 at 9:00 PM Pacific Time. 


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. 


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


(NOTE: A school must be a MathLeague.Org member before students from the school can register for a contest. For details, see the Membership page on the MathLeague.Org website)


REGISTER AT MATHLEAGUE.ORG


Format

The High School Contest will consist of the following tests. 

  • Sprint Test (Individual; 60 minutes for 30 multiple-choice questions)
  • Target Test (Individual; 8 questions, given 2 at a time with 10 minutes per pair)
  • Team Test (Team; 20 minutes for 10 questions, solved as a team) 
  • Relay Test (Team; 5 multi-part questions, each question solved as a team)


All students take the Individual tests (Sprint and Target), and teams consisting of one to six students from the same school take the Team and Relay tests. (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 5:15 PM.

- Results and Awards will start as close to 5:30 PM as possible, 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). 


School awards will be given for the highest scoring schools in Sweepstakes.  The Sweepstakes score is calculated as follows: (Sum of highest Individual Math scores)/6 plus highest scores on Team and Relay Tests.


This contest is designed for students in High School (grades 9 through 12), but students in grades 8 and below who are enrolled in High School math courses (Alg-1, Geo, Alg-2, etc) are welcome to compete in the contest. All students in grade 8 and below will be placed in one "Middle School" category for the purpose of individual awards.


This contest is a qualifier for the MathLeague.Org California HS State Championships, scheduled for April 2018. Students and teams who score high enough on certain tests at this contest can qualify for the HS State Championships. See the MATHLEAGUE.ORG website for details. (NOTE: In order to qualify using Team criteria, all students on the Team must be from the same school).


Registration

Pre-registration will close Wednesday, December 5 at 9:00 PM Pacific Time.


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. 


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


(NOTE: A school must be a MathLeague.Org member before students from the school can register for a contest. For details, see the Membership page on the MathLeague.Org website)


REGISTER AT MATHLEAGUE.ORG


Questions? Contact SACMATH at [email protected]


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