|REGIONAL/STATE CONTEST INFORMATION (To be given to each qualifier for regionals)
November 2015 – February 2016
Dear Qualifying Math Contest Winner: (Give this to your parents!)
Congratulations! You are a winner! Your individual score or team score in the qualifying Math Contest has qualified you to participate in your regional competition at one of the locations below. The list of students who qualifies for the regional competition will be listed under the “Qualifiers to Next Level” link within the results of your local qualifying competition at http://mathleague.org/results/elementary/ . All students who qualify for the Regional competition must attend only his/her Regional competition. At regionals or state, all individuals who qualified individually or through the team event will take all events (Number Sense, Target, Sprint, and Team).
Elementary Regional Competitions
(To determine your region, visit https://moctm.org/Regional.aspx)
Central – Columbia- March 26, 2016
1001 Rogers St.
Columbia, MO 65216
Northeast – Hannibal – March 19, 2016
Hannibal Middle School
4700 McMasters Ave.
Hannibal, MO 63401
Northwest – Warrensburg – March 12, 2016
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Test Site: University of Central Missouri
108 W. South St.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
St. Louis (including St. Louis City/ County
and St. Charles County) – March 12, 2016
1402 Sycamore Manor Dr.
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Test Site: Parkway West High School
14653 Clayton Rd.
Ballwin, MO 63011
Southeast – Cape Girardeau – April 2, 2016
Department of Mathematics (MS 6700)
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Southwest – Bolivar – March 5, 2016
Dr. Kevin Hopkins
Department of Mathematics
Southwest Baptist University
1600 University Ave.
Bolivar, MO 65613
Test Site: Wheeler Science Building, SBU
Unlike in past years, teachers or parents will need to register their qualified students for the appropriate regional competition on the mathleague website by using the link under each coordinator’s email above. Schools can also pay the $3 per student registration fee for regionals when registering their qualifiers.
Any student whose total individual performance at the regional playoff is among the top 10 at the student's grade level in the student's district will be invited to compete in all events at that year's state championship. Any team whose sweepstakes performance at the regional playoff is the highest in the team's division within the team's district or among the top 5 in the team's division across all districts in the state will be invited to compete in all events at the state championship.
The State Math Competition will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Columbia College, 1001 Rogers St., Columbia, MO, 65216.
Your school must be a paid mathleague.org member for your students to participate in state events. Check at http://mathleague.org/members.php to see if your school is a member.
If you are not a mathleague.org member, the payment of $30 must be paid by April 30, 2016, at http://mathleague.org/membership.php.
Unlike in past years, teachers or parents will need to register their qualified students for the state competition on the mathleague website by using the link http://mathleague.org/register0.php?event=4166. Schools can also pay the $3 per student registration fee for state when registering their state qualifiers online. Note that all t-shirt sales are first-come, first-served at the contest site. We no longer do pre-orders for t-shirts.
Please refer to the Columbia College campus map http://www.ccis.edu/about/campusmap.asp for information about the buildings and refer to http://www.ccis.edu/day/prospective/directions.asp for directions to campus. Registration for the state contest will begin at 8:00 a.m. in Dorsey Hall’s Gym. You may park in any lot on Saturdays. Parents will be able to stay in the Dorsey Gym or Commons area during the testing.
You will want to find your room in Brown Hall and have a few minutes to collect your thoughts before the test. You and your sponsor/parent must check in at the registration desk in Dorsey Hall’s Gym upon arrival.
Read the Contest Rules and Regulations before the test date. Rules and Schedule are attached to this letter
No substitutions of participants will be allowed.
See http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/section/stay/ for a complete listing of hotels in Columbia, MO.
Best wishes as you prepare for the State Finals Contest. The sponsors of this contest hope that this experience will encourage you to continue pursuing your interest in mathematics. Be sure to thank your teacher(s), parents, principal, and others who have helped you achieve this honor. And give yourself a pat on the back! The competition will be tough in Columbia, so no matter how you do there you are already a winner!
MCTM Contest Chair
MCTM Elementary State Mathematics Contest
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Columbia College, 1001 Rogers St., Columbia, MO 65126
Contest Rules and Regulations
Any student whose total individual performance at the regional playoff is among the top 10 at the student's grade level in the student's region will be invited to compete in all events at this year's state championship. Any team whose sweepstakes performance at the district playoff is the highest in the team's division within the team's district or among the top 5 in the team's division across all districts in the state will be invited to compete in all events at the state championship.
• Students must bring their own sharpened pencils. No pencils will be sharpened during a test.
• Students must bring their own calculator. Any calculator that can be used on the SAT is allowed.
• An answer sheet will be provided for recording answers. Only answers written in the proper spaces will be graded. Any blank space on the test may be used for any work to help you solve the problem.
• Answers involving fractional numbers must be expressed in simplest form (lowest terms), unless a ratio is requested. All improper fractions may be expressed as mixed numerals.
• All events for all grades will follow the same testing schedule. No student or adult will be admitted to a testing room after an event has begun.
Number Sense Event: 9:00-9:10
Sprint Event: 9:15-9:55
Restroom Break: 10:00-10:15
Target Event: 10:15-10:55
Team Event: 11:00-11:20
Lunch (Please check out http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/section/dine/ for off campus lunch options)
Awards Assembly: 1:30-2:15 in Launer Auditorium
The Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics and all other sponsoring groups assume no supervisory responsibility at the contest site. Parents and/or the sponsoring school must be responsible for supervision at all times other than when the student is taking a test.
As a result of our MCTM State Competition, some of our students will qualify for Nationals. In order to qualify for the national elementary championship, a student must attend the state championship and do any one of the following:
Place among the top 5 overall individuals in the student's grade level at state, or among the top 10 individuals in the student's grade level across all states.
Be a member of the top overall team in the team's division at state, based upon the "sweepstakes" score, or among the top 5 teams in the team's division across all states.
More information about the Elementary National Competition in June 2016 can be found at http://mathleague.org/11526.php. It is the parent’s responsibility to register his/her child for the National competition.