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Department of Mathematics

General Information 2016

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

The 30th High School Mathematics Contest at the University of South Carolina is scheduled for Saturday, January 30th, 2016. 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 January 30th, 2016, 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. Simultaneously, those who so desire, can help construct Menger sponges in Gambrell Hall
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

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.