Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS)

Ages:Elementary, Middle School

Type:Exam

Categories:Mathematics, STEM

Scope:National

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These Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS) are five monthly Math contests, administered from November through March each year. It is a Math Problem solving contests for teams of up to 35 students in grades 4 through 8. The highlights for students are the five monthly contests, administered from November through March. They become excited by the immediate feedback received from other students all around the globe.

Students sit for a math exam for each contest.

  • Contests are taken in the participating school.
  • Each contest consists of five nonroutine problems.
  • Every problem requires careful mathematical thinking and has a time limit.
  • Each student, working alone, scores 1 point for each correct answer. Thus, a student may score up to 25 points per year.
  • Calculators are not permitted
  • When a problem introduces a more advanced concept, all necessary definitions are included.
  • The detailed solution for each problem usually names the strategy required.
  • Many solutions include follow-up problems and activities.
  • After each contest, results are submitted to us for score-keeping. Our records will determine which awards are to be shipped after the last contest.

  • Each team has up to 35 students. (Many schools have more than one team.)
  • Only schools or homeschool associations, not individuals, may participate.
  • Each team competes in just one division.
  • Teams with members from more than one school are called "District Teams" or "Institute Teams" and are not eligible for team awards.
  • The team score is the sum of the ten highest individual scores, taken after the fifth contest.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.moems.org/

Managing Organization:

Contact:

info@moems.org
1 516 781 2400

Entry Fee: $109

Eligibility:
Students register in two divisions: <ul> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">Division E (grades 4-6)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">Division M (grades 6-8)</span></li> </ul> <span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">If a team has any 7<sup>th</sup> or 8th graders, it must be in the DIVISION M. </span><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">If a team has NO 7<sup>th</sup> or 8th graders, we strongly recommend that it be in the DIVISION E. </span><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">NO team may have any student who has completed grade 8. </span><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">Teams may not be split between two divisions.</span> <span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;"><i>While students below grade 4 will be accepted, we do not recommend it. Without proper support, younger students can easily become afraid of math, rather than excited by it</i></span>

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

These Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS) are five monthly Math contests, administered from November through March each year. It is a Math Problem solving contests for teams of up to 35 students in grades 4 through 8. The highlights for students are the five monthly contests, administered from November through March. They become excited by the immediate feedback received from other students all around the globe.

Process

Students sit for a math exam for each contest.
  • Contests are taken in the participating school.
  • Each contest consists of five nonroutine problems.
  • Every problem requires careful mathematical thinking and has a time limit.
  • Each student, working alone, scores 1 point for each correct answer. Thus, a student may score up to 25 points per year.
  • Calculators are not permitted
  • When a problem introduces a more advanced concept, all necessary definitions are included.
  • The detailed solution for each problem usually names the strategy required.
  • Many solutions include follow-up problems and activities.
  • After each contest, results are submitted to us for score-keeping. Our records will determine which awards are to be shipped after the last contest.

Criteria

  • Each team has up to 35 students. (Many schools have more than one team.)
  • Only schools or homeschool associations, not individuals, may participate.
  • Each team competes in just one division.
  • Teams with members from more than one school are called "District Teams" or "Institute Teams" and are not eligible for team awards.
  • The team score is the sum of the ten highest individual scores, taken after the fifth contest.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.moems.org/

Managing Organization:

Contact:

info@moems.org
1 516 781 2400

Entry Fee: $109

Eligibility:
Students register in two divisions: <ul> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">Division E (grades 4-6)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">Division M (grades 6-8)</span></li> </ul> <span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">If a team has any 7<sup>th</sup> or 8th graders, it must be in the DIVISION M. </span><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">If a team has NO 7<sup>th</sup> or 8th graders, we strongly recommend that it be in the DIVISION E. </span><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">NO team may have any student who has completed grade 8. </span><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;">Teams may not be split between two divisions.</span> <span style="font-family: georgia, palatino, serif; font-size: small;"><i>While students below grade 4 will be accepted, we do not recommend it. Without proper support, younger students can easily become afraid of math, rather than excited by it</i></span>

Deadlines

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