MathCOUNTS Competition Series

Ages:Middle School

Types:Exam, Tournament

Categories:Mathematics, STEM

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The MATHCOUNTS Competition Series is a national program that provides students the opportunity to compete in live, in-person contests against and alongside their peers.

The Competition Series has 4 levels of competition—school, chapter, state and national. Each level of competition is comprised of 4 rounds—Sprint, Target, Team and Countdown Round. Altogether the rounds are designed to take about 3 hours to complete.

  • Sprint Round: focuses on speed and accuracy. Students have 40 minutes to complete 30 math problems without a calculator.
  • Target Round: focuses on problem-solving and mathematical reasoning. Students receive 4 pairs of problems and have 6 minutes to complete each pair, assuming the use of a calculator.
  • Team Round: focuses on problem-solving and collaboration. Students have 20 minutes to complete 10 math problems, assuming the use of a calculator. Only the 4 students on a school's team can take this round officially.
  • Countdown Round: focuses on speed and accuracy. Students have a maximum of 45 seconds per problem without a calculator. This round is optional at the school, chapter and state level.

Sit an exam based on different topics and themes in mathematics. Each level of competition includes 4 rounds: Sprint, Target, Team and Countdown Round. Students compete in all 4 rounds to determine overall winners.

Students are scored by their performance on the various rounds of the exams.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://www.mathcounts.org/

Managing Organization: MathCOUNTS Foundation

Contact:

info@mathcounts.org
(703) 299-9006

Entry Fee: $100/team

This competition is open to students in Middle School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The MATHCOUNTS Competition Series is a national program that provides students the opportunity to compete in live, in-person contests against and alongside their peers.

The Competition Series has 4 levels of competition—school, chapter, state and national. Each level of competition is comprised of 4 rounds—Sprint, Target, Team and Countdown Round. Altogether the rounds are designed to take about 3 hours to complete.

  • Sprint Round: focuses on speed and accuracy. Students have 40 minutes to complete 30 math problems without a calculator.
  • Target Round: focuses on problem-solving and mathematical reasoning. Students receive 4 pairs of problems and have 6 minutes to complete each pair, assuming the use of a calculator.
  • Team Round: focuses on problem-solving and collaboration. Students have 20 minutes to complete 10 math problems, assuming the use of a calculator. Only the 4 students on a school's team can take this round officially.
  • Countdown Round: focuses on speed and accuracy. Students have a maximum of 45 seconds per problem without a calculator. This round is optional at the school, chapter and state level.

Process

Sit an exam based on different topics and themes in mathematics. Each level of competition includes 4 rounds: Sprint, Target, Team and Countdown Round. Students compete in all 4 rounds to determine overall winners.

Criteria

Students are scored by their performance on the various rounds of the exams.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://www.mathcounts.org/

Managing Organization: MathCOUNTS Foundation

Contact:

info@mathcounts.org
(703) 299-9006

Entry Fee: $100/team

This competition is open to students in Middle School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.