High School Mathematics Competition at the University of Idaho
Get ready for the 2nd Annual High School Mathematics Competition at the University of Idaho!
When? Friday, April 28, 2023
Where? University of Idaho campus in Moscow, Idaho
Schedule? Check-in will begin at 8:00 am and the awards ceremony will end by 4:00 pm.
Cost? There is no cost to register a team. This is a free competition!
What is the competition? Teams of two to four students will compete against other teams within their selected division. Teams can be composed of students from different schools. All high school students are invited to participate. Schools are allowed up to two teams - one from each division. If you are interested in entering more than two teams, let us know and we will contact you if space remains when the initial registration window closes.
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Registration for the 2023 competition is now full!
Prizes include cash awards and scholarships for top teams!
Division I: Using high school curriculum up to 10th grade, including Algebra I and Geometry.
Division II: Using the entire high school curriculum, including Algebra II, Trigonometry, and Calculus.
Questions? For more information or to ask questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will provide free food throughout the day for all participants and teachers. Everyone is welcome to grab food (breakfast, lunch, snacks) elsewhere (in the ISUB or in town), but with the tight schedule we will provide food to help ease some stress!
Parking passes are required on the University of Idaho campus. Up to five visitor parking passes will be provided for each registered team, free of charge. The number of passes needed can be indicated on the online team registration form.
Additional parking passes can be purchased from Parking and Transportation Services. Cost for Visitor Permits is $3 per day.
There are several lodging options within Moscow. Teams who plan to spend the night are responsible for their own lodging accommodations.
Here are a few options near campus:
- Best Western Plus University Inn, 1516 Pullman Road in Moscow
- Fairfield Inn and Suites, 1000 West Pullman Road in Moscow.
- Special Math Competition rates available if you book through 4/14. Mention Rate Code: MATH Competition.
- Super 8 by Wyndham, 175 Peterson Dr. (just off Pullman Road) in Moscow.
- Special Math Competition rates available.
- La Quinta Inn and Suites by Wyndham, 185 Warbonnet Dr. in Moscow
Practice problems for Division I and Division II
These problems were used for AMC (American Mathematics Competition) in the past. In addition to the included practice problems, we also encourage interested participants to visit the listed websites to prepare for the math competition.
Additional preparation for Division I can be found here: https://artofproblemsolving.com/wiki/index.php/AMC_10_Problems_and_Solutions
Additional preparation for Division II can be found here: https://artofproblemsolving.com/wiki/index.php/AMC_12_Problems_and_Solutions
2022 Math Competition Problems - Both Divisions
2022 Math Competition Solutions - Division I
2022 Math Competition Solutions - Division II
Results for the 2022 High School Mathematics Competition
For the 2022 competition there were 26 teams (13 in each division), composed of 100 students.
First Place - Pullman High School, Team 29
Second Place - Coeur d'Alene High School, Team 9
Third Place - Coeur d'Alene High School, Team 7
First Place - Coeur d'Alene High School, Team 12
Second Place - Coeur d'Alene High School, Team 10
Third Place - Moscow High School, Team 24