Math contests K-12
ELMACON is an annual math contest for elementary school children in grades 5-7. ELMACON gives students a chance to experience mathematics as an exciting sport. The University of Victoria hosted its first ELMACON on April 30, 2011.
Math Challengers is an enrichment, coaching and competition program that promotes mathematics achievement among students in Grades 8 and 9 by
- challenging students with stimulating and thought-provoking questions, and
- having school math teams compete with each other at local, regional and provincial tournaments.
For competition dates, registration and more information see the Math Challengers website.
The UVic Department of Mathematics and Statistics coordinates the University of Waterloo's CEMC mathematics competitions in local middle and high schools. The Gauss, Pascal, Cayley, Fermat, and Euclid contests target students in grades 7 to 12, and are based on enriched material at each of the various grade levels. For more information on these contests, visit the CEMC contest page.