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Physical Address:
Brink Hall 300

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1103
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

Phone: 208-885-6742

Fax: 208-885-5843

Email: mathstat@uidaho.edu

Web: Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science

High School Mathematics Competition at the University of Idaho

Get ready for the first Annual High School Mathematics Competition at the University of Idaho!

When? March 4, 2022

Where? University of Idaho campus in Moscow, Idaho

Schedule? Registration will begin at 8:00 am and the awards ceremony will end by 3:00 pm. See below for additional schedule details.

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 can have multiple teams (there is no limit to the number of teams from each school).

Interested? If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please fill out this online form.

Registration 2022: Registration is closed for 2022.

Prizes

Prizes include cash awards and scholarships for top teams!

Competition Divisions

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 mathstat@uidaho.edu.

Results for the 2022 High School Mathematics Competition

For the 2022 competition there were 26 teams (13 in each division), composed of 100 students, that participated.

Division I

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

Division II

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

Congratulations to all of the participants!

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.

Division I Practice Problems

Additional preparation for Division I can be found here: https://artofproblemsolving.com/wiki/index.php/AMC_10_Problems_and_Solutions

 

Division II Practice Problems

Additional preparation for Division II can be found here: https://artofproblemsolving.com/wiki/index.php/AMC_12_Problems_and_Solutions

On the day of the Mathematics Competition, teams should go directly to the Check-In area, located in the Idaho Student Union Building, Clearwater & Whitewater Rooms.

During Check-In, teams will be given:

  • Swag bags for each student and teacher (drawstring bag, reusable water bottle, plus more!)
  • Nametags, which students and teachers are to wear throughout the day
  • Schedule of events

Teams will also be filling out information on each team participant to complete the registration process.

This is a great time for us to answer any questions you have and provide information for the day.

Friday, March 4, 2022

Registration Check-In will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the awards ceremony will end by 3:00 p.m. The competition takes place in the ISUB (formerly the U of I Commons), with two main room locations: Clearwater/Whitewater (bottom floor of the ISUB) and Summit Rooms (fourth floor of the ISUB).

  • 8:00 - 9:30 a.m., Registration Check-In and Continental Breakfast, ISUB Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms
  • 9:30 - 10:00 a.m., Welcome and Introduction, Summit Rooms
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Mathematics Competition, Summit Rooms
  • 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Lunch, Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms (lunch will be ready by 11:00 a.m., so teams can head down as soon as they finish the competition problems)
  • 1:15 - 2:00 p.m., Lecture from Dr. Rob Ely, Summit Rooms
  • 2:00 - 2:30 p.m., Information Session and Afternoon Refreshments, Clearwater/Whitewater
  • 2:30 - 3:00 p.m., Awards Reception (results announced and prizes awarded), Clearwater/Whitewater

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!

Breakfast: We will be providing a continental breakfast for all participants and teachers. This will be available throughout registration.

Lunch: We will be providing boxed lunches for all participants and teachers. This will be available from 12:00 – 1:00. As soon as teams complete the competition on the fourth floor, they will head downstairs to enjoy their lunch. For those not wanting the boxed lunch, the Idaho Student Union Building offers several dining choices, including Einstein's Bagels, True Burger, and Qdoba. In addition, there are a wide variety of choices adjacent to campus including Taco Time, Patty's Mexican Kitchen, Mod Pizza, Wendy's, Arby's, Zip's, McDonald’s, Panda Express.

Afternoon Refreshments: A variety of dessert bars will be provided, along with lemonade and water.

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.

Parking Map (PDF)

There are several lodging options within Moscow. Teams are responsible for their own lodging accommodations.

Here are a few options near campus:

Contact

Physical Address:
Brink Hall 300

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1103
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

Phone: 208-885-6742

Fax: 208-885-5843

Email: mathstat@uidaho.edu

Web: Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science