Math Kangaroo contest is an annual international contest for students in grades 3-12. Every year, in March, more than 5.5 million students from 46 countries worldwide take part in it. The main purpose of this competition is to introduce participants to math challenges in an enjoyable way, thus, inspiring their further interest and advancement in mathematics. It is in both English and French.

Caribou Contest

Caribou Contest for Students of Grades 3 to 12 - The Caribou Mathematics Competition is an online contest for students in grades 3-12 from all types of school, including home schooling. Contests are held six times per year Canada wide for students for all five grade levels 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12 and are accessible in both English and French. Contest results and detailed statistics are available on the evening of each contest day and winning students are recognized. Points earned over the year are added up in the Caribou Cup and top scoring students receive prizes of $1500 in total. All previous contests with their questions are available online, for example, for individual practice, for use in class at schools, or for mathematics clubs. Caribou contests are unique in having one interactive question. All these mathematical games are available online and are very popular. Video solutions exist for selected questions.

International Statistics Literacy Project Poster (ISLP) Competition

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics' Math@Mac Online Mathematics Competition for High School Students is held each year in late fall. Designed to be inclusive and fun, this competition is carried out entirely online to increase flexibility. Teachers may register an unlimited number of teams of one or two students and can plan this as a math class, lunch hour, or after-school activity. Registration is free. Cash prizes of $100 per team are awarded to the top three teams in each of three categories, Grades 9-10, Grade 11 and Grade 12, on the basis of the most questions answered correctly in the shortest time.

The Math Performance Festival celebrates students' math imaginations. Please see performances from 2008, 2009 and 2010, and submit your own performances, at www.MathFest.ca. The site also has a wide variety of resources for teachers and students. The Festival is sponsored by the Fields Institute, the Imperial Oil Foundation, and the Canadian Mathematical Society.

is an international mathematics competition for children ages 6 to 15. The competition promotes interest in mental math, develops skills in number and mental math, reinforces the learning of mathematics through play, and discovers and celebrates talent in mental calculation. For your students to participate, all you need to do is register your school for entry into the competition; there are no fees. Rules, schedule, registration forms, and more information are available on the competition website. You can also send an e-mail for further information.

National open mathematics competions held annually across Canada for Grades 7 to 12. Includes the Sun Life Financial Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge and contests named in honor of Pascal, Cayley, Fermat, Euclid, Fryer, Galois, Hypatia, and Gauss.
The CEMC at the universty coordinates many outreach activities aimed at students from Grade 4 to Grade 12 and their teachers. These activities include the Canadian Mathematics and Computing Competitions, educational Web sites such as www.mathfrog.ca and www.wiredmath.ca, and many workshop and seminar opportunities for both teachers and students. Details of these activities and more can be found at www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca.

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These contests are all open to Yukon students:

## Canadian Math Challengers Society (BC)

## Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest

Math Kangaroo contest is an annual international contest for students in grades 3-12. Every year, in March, more than 5.5 million students from 46 countries worldwide take part in it. The main purpose of this competition is to introduce participants to math challenges in an enjoyable way, thus, inspiring their further interest and advancement in mathematics. It is in both English and French.## Caribou Contest

Caribou Contest for Students of Grades 3 to 12 - The Caribou Mathematics Competition is an online contest for students in grades 3-12 from all types of school, including home schooling. Contests are held six times per year Canada wide for students for all five grade levels 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12 and are accessible in both English and French. Contest results and detailed statistics are available on the evening of each contest day and winning students are recognized. Points earned over the year are added up in the Caribou Cup and top scoring students receive prizes of $1500 in total. All previous contests with their questions are available online, for example, for individual practice, for use in class at schools, or for mathematics clubs. Caribou contests are unique in having one interactive question. All these mathematical games are available online and are very popular. Video solutions exist for selected questions.## International Statistics Literacy Project Poster (ISLP) Competition

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/edu/edu01_0007-eng.htmhttp://www.statcan.gc.ca/edu/edu01_0010-fra.htm (Français)

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## Math@Mac Online Mathematics Competition

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics' Math@Mac Online Mathematics Competition for High School Students is held each year in late fall. Designed to be inclusive and fun, this competition is carried out entirely online to increase flexibility. Teachers may register an unlimited number of teams of one or two students and can plan this as a math class, lunch hour, or after-school activity. Registration is free. Cash prizes of $100 per team are awarded to the top three teams in each of three categories, Grades 9-10, Grade 11 and Grade 12, on the basis of the most questions answered correctly in the shortest time.## Math and Science Performance Festival

The Math Performance Festival celebrates students' math imaginations. Please see performances from 2008, 2009 and 2010, and submit your own performances, at www.MathFest.ca. The site also has a wide variety of resources for teachers and students. The Festival is sponsored by the Fields Institute, the Imperial Oil Foundation, and the Canadian Mathematical Society.## Mathematica Centrum Contests

## Mathematics of Planet Earth Contest

Mathematics of Planet Earth## The Math League (Grades 4 & Up)

## Photograph Math - Show Me Your Shapes

## Photograph Math - Word Problems

## Show Me Your Math!

(Grades K-12 all languages)## SuperTmatic Mental Math Championship

is an international mathematics competition for children ages 6 to 15. The competition promotes interest in mental math, develops skills in number and mental math, reinforces the learning of mathematics through play, and discovers and celebrates talent in mental calculation. For your students to participate, all you need to do is register your school for entry into the competition; there are no fees. Rules, schedule, registration forms, and more information are available on the competition website. You can also send an e-mail for further information.## ThinkQuest International Competition

(Grades K-12 plus)http://www.thinkquest.org/competition/

## University of Waterloo Contests

(Grades 7-12) FrançaisNational open mathematics competions held annually across Canada for Grades 7 to 12. Includes the Sun Life Financial Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge and contests named in honor of Pascal, Cayley, Fermat, Euclid, Fryer, Galois, Hypatia, and Gauss.

The CEMC at the universty coordinates many outreach activities aimed at students from Grade 4 to Grade 12 and their teachers. These activities include the Canadian Mathematics and Computing Competitions, educational Web sites such as www.mathfrog.ca and www.wiredmath.ca, and many workshop and seminar opportunities for both teachers and students. Details of these activities and more can be found at www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca.

## Past Competitions

## Easter Estimation Contest

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