## Tournament Format

Math Challenge questions are in multiple choice format, both on Mental Math type questions and Problem-Solving questions. Tournament test are to be completed online within 1 hour (60 minutes).

Scratch papers are allowed on both sections; however, it’s recommended to solve the Mental Math sections ‘mentally’ to save time.

A student’s final score is the sum of points earned on Mental Math section and Problem-solving section. The maximum final score is 219 points.

Scratch papers are allowed on both sections; however, it’s recommended to solve the Mental Math sections ‘mentally’ to save time.

**Mental Math**– The first 40 questions (Question 1 to 40) are Mental Math type questions. Each correct answer is worth 2 points. Blanks and incorrect answers are worth 0 point. Maximum individual score on this section is 80 points.**Problem Solving**– The last 20 questions (Question 41 to 60) are Problem-Solving type questions. The first 8 questions on this category are worth 5 points each, the next 7 questions are of intermediate difficulty and worth 7 points each, and the last 5 questions are harder and worth 10 points each. Blanks and incorrect answers are worth 0 point. Maximum individual score on this section is 139 points.A student’s final score is the sum of points earned on Mental Math section and Problem-solving section. The maximum final score is 219 points.

**General Rules:**- Calculators, notes, reference material, dictionaries, and other aids (including those can be accessed from computers and devices) are not permitted. No aids other than a pencil and scratch papers are allowed.
- Once students hit the START button, they will have 60 minutes to complete the test. The clock will automatically countdown.
- Students are allowed to skip questions.
- Students are allowed to go back to previous questions during the 60 minutes test period.

## Levels and Divisions

Math Challenge Tournament levels correspond to school grades. Grade 2 corresponds to level 2, grade 3 to level 3, and so on. We allow first graders to participate in level 2.

Each level has 2 divisions:

Each level has 2 divisions:

**is for students who are enrolled in accelerated learning program such as Quest, GATE, ALP, and Hi-Capable or students who are studying at least 1 grade above their grade level.***Division 1*

**is for all students who are not enrolled in any accelerated learning program.***Division 2***Tournament Rounds**

Math Challenge Tournament consists of two rounds.

The Masters Round is selective and is by invitation only based on students' first round result. TOP 30 scorers in each level and division from the fall tournament will be invited to the Masters Round that will be held in

Because the Masters round is an on premise event, at this time,

**The first round of Fall 2020 MCT will be held online on Saturday, December 12, 2020.**The Masters Round is selective and is by invitation only based on students' first round result. TOP 30 scorers in each level and division from the fall tournament will be invited to the Masters Round that will be held in

**Spring 2021.**Because the Masters round is an on premise event, at this time,

**the feasibility of this round****is still pending**. We will update everyone as more details become available.