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31st High School Math Contest General Information

General Information

Saturday, February 4th, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:45pm

The 31st High School Mathematics Contest at the University of South Carolina is scheduled for Saturday, February 4th, 2017. All South Carolina high schools are cordially invited to participate. Our goal is to stimulate interest in mathematics among high school students and to recognize those who exhibit exceptional talent. At the conclusion of the contest, prizes will be awarded to outstanding individual participants and to winning teams.

 Our tentative itinerary for February 4th, 2017, is as follows:

8:30 to 9:45      Registration in the lobby of Gambrell Hall
10:00 to 11:30 Written portion, 90 minutes (Classrooms assigned on day of contest)
11:30 to 1:00 Lunch: On campus, Russell House (corner of Greene and Bull) provides several options.
1:15 to 2:00 Ciphering portion in Gambrell Hall. Three team members from each school will participate.
2:15 to 3:00 Single elimination tournament Gambrell Auditorium. Participants are the top 16 students from the written portion.
3:15 Award Ceremony in Gambrell Auditorium