USA Math Kangaroo Contest

Ages:Elementary, Middle School, High School

Type:Exam

Categories:Mathematics, STEM

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Perhaps you have heard of the annual mathematical competition Math Kangaroo in USA. You probably know that it takes place every year on the third Thursday in March, in several places throughout the US, and that students all from grades 1 to 12 are invited participate. If you or your child has participated, you also know that all who take part receive a T-shirt, diploma and special memento, and the top winners from each level also look forward to special prizes. You most likely support Math Kangaroo's vision of encouraging students to learn mathematics by presenting them with problems that are interesting and by rewarding their efforts. But perhaps you have at some point wondered: Why is it called “Math Kangaroo”? And where did this whole idea come from?

Math Kangaroo is an international competition. Not only has it spread from country to country, but the various countries in which the competition takes place work together each year on choosing the problems for the contest. It also takes place at the same time throughout the world. However, the results are not compared between various countries, and prizes are awarded by the national organizers of the competition. Each country's Math Kangaroo competition is organized, judged, and awarded independently.

Each student receives a competition booklet to complete on the event day, which is usually the third Thursday of March each year. Students compete individually by answering questions from the competition booklet.

Each question has point value. 1/3 of questions are 3 points each, 1/3 - 4 points each, 1/3 - 5 points each. The sum of earned points is the student's result.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.mathkangaroo.org/mk/default.html

Managing Organization: Math Kangaroo in USA, NFP

Contact:

info@mathkangaroo.org
1-630-624-6284

Entry Fee: $20

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

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

Perhaps you have heard of the annual mathematical competition Math Kangaroo in USA. You probably know that it takes place every year on the third Thursday in March, in several places throughout the US, and that students all from grades 1 to 12 are invited participate. If you or your child has participated, you also know that all who take part receive a T-shirt, diploma and special memento, and the top winners from each level also look forward to special prizes. You most likely support Math Kangaroo's vision of encouraging students to learn mathematics by presenting them with problems that are interesting and by rewarding their efforts. But perhaps you have at some point wondered: Why is it called “Math Kangaroo”? And where did this whole idea come from?

Math Kangaroo is an international competition. Not only has it spread from country to country, but the various countries in which the competition takes place work together each year on choosing the problems for the contest. It also takes place at the same time throughout the world. However, the results are not compared between various countries, and prizes are awarded by the national organizers of the competition. Each country's Math Kangaroo competition is organized, judged, and awarded independently.

Process

Each student receives a competition booklet to complete on the event day, which is usually the third Thursday of March each year. Students compete individually by answering questions from the competition booklet.

Criteria

Each question has point value. 1/3 of questions are 3 points each, 1/3 - 4 points each, 1/3 - 5 points each. The sum of earned points is the student's result.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.mathkangaroo.org/mk/default.html

Managing Organization: Math Kangaroo in USA, NFP

Contact:

info@mathkangaroo.org
1-630-624-6284

Entry Fee: $20

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

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.