American Regions Mathematics League Power Contest

Ages:Middle School, High School

Type:Tournament

Category:Mathematics

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The American Regions Mathematics League's annual competition brings together the nation's finest students. Simply put, ARML is the World Series of mathematics competitions. The competition consists of several events, which include a team round, a power question (in which a team solves proof-oriented questions), an individual round, two relay rounds (in which a contestant solves a problem and passes his/her answer to another team member, who uses this answer to solve another problem), and a super relay.

In all, about 120+ teams will participate. A team consists of 15 students, high school age or lower. The competition takes place the weekend immediately following Memorial Day. Most teams arrive on campus Friday afternoon, stay in University dorms, and leave the day after the competition. The competition begins early Saturday morning at Penn State, the University of Georgia, and the University of Iowa, and in the early evening on Friday at UNLV.

The competition consists of several events, which include a team round, a power question (in which a team solves proof-oriented questions), an individual round, two relay rounds (in which a contestant solves a problem and passes his/her answer to another team member, who uses this answer to solve another problem), and a super relay. Teams of high school students compete against each other in tournament rounds to see who can answer the most questions correct and get the highest overall scores.

Individual Rounds. The Individual Rounds consist of five rounds, each with two questions. One point is awarded for each question answered correctly for a total of 10 points possible per person and 150 points possible per team.

Team Round. The Team Round consists of ten questions. Each correct answer is awarded five points for a total of 50 possible points per team.

Power Round. The Power Round is worth 50 points.

Relay Round. A correct answer submitted in three minutes will be awarded five points; a correct answer submitted in six minutes will be awarded three points. Thus, there are 25 points possible per team for Relay 1 and 25 points possible per team for Relay 2.

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.arml2.com/arml_2017/page/index.php?page_type=public&page=home

Managing Organization: DE Shaw & Co

Contact:
Steve Adrian
sladrian1@aol.com

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Middle School, High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The American Regions Mathematics League's annual competition brings together the nation's finest students. Simply put, ARML is the World Series of mathematics competitions. The competition consists of several events, which include a team round, a power question (in which a team solves proof-oriented questions), an individual round, two relay rounds (in which a contestant solves a problem and passes his/her answer to another team member, who uses this answer to solve another problem), and a super relay.

In all, about 120+ teams will participate. A team consists of 15 students, high school age or lower. The competition takes place the weekend immediately following Memorial Day. Most teams arrive on campus Friday afternoon, stay in University dorms, and leave the day after the competition. The competition begins early Saturday morning at Penn State, the University of Georgia, and the University of Iowa, and in the early evening on Friday at UNLV.

Process

The competition consists of several events, which include a team round, a power question (in which a team solves proof-oriented questions), an individual round, two relay rounds (in which a contestant solves a problem and passes his/her answer to another team member, who uses this answer to solve another problem), and a super relay. Teams of high school students compete against each other in tournament rounds to see who can answer the most questions correct and get the highest overall scores.

Criteria

Individual Rounds. The Individual Rounds consist of five rounds, each with two questions. One point is awarded for each question answered correctly for a total of 10 points possible per person and 150 points possible per team.

Team Round. The Team Round consists of ten questions. Each correct answer is awarded five points for a total of 50 possible points per team.

Power Round. The Power Round is worth 50 points.

Relay Round. A correct answer submitted in three minutes will be awarded five points; a correct answer submitted in six minutes will be awarded three points. Thus, there are 25 points possible per team for Relay 1 and 25 points possible per team for Relay 2.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.arml2.com/arml_2017/page/index.php?page_type=public&page=home

Managing Organization: DE Shaw & Co

Contact:
Steve Adrian
sladrian1@aol.com

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Middle School, High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.