information concerning The TOURNAMENT, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
THE MAIN FEATURES TO YOU:
is YOUR GROUPs tournament.
to your group:
your groups reputation for promoting excellence in mathematics
an organization to teachers and administrators unfamiliar with it
new members; and recruit new workers
several teams or schools to compete face-to-face at one site on one day.
- Students from different
grades (4, 5, & 6) or (7 & 8) can be mixed on each of the 5-member
teams because the problems require mathematical thinking, not knowledge of
any specific curriculum.
- There are 3 rounds
and an awards ceremony.
- INDIVIDUAL ROUND:
each student works alone on 10 timed short-answer problems.
- TEAM ROUND:
all five team members work cooperatively on another 10 timed short-answer
- PLAYOFF ROUND:
up to 5 additional problems with time constraints break ties for awards.
- All problems (with
detailed solutions and an answer key) are supplied by MOEMS and are non-routine
short answer questions.
4-hour, 30-minute schedule includes time after each event to discuss solutions,
an important feature.
modest cost ensures that it can be used as a fundraiser for your organization.
provides electronic tournament-ready masters for five major components
- The Tournament Handbook,
a very thorough reference manual, walks your tournament committee through
every aspect of mounting a tournament, including that of recruiting new workers.
It addresses a wide range of procedures and subtle decisions that need to
be made, including:
- how to recruit
workers and team
- how to handle
every aspect of preparation
- how to efficiently
conduct each facet of the tournament day itself
- how to follow