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Deadline: January 10.

The 34th Annual University of South Carolina High School Mathematics Contest will be held on January 25, 2020. The deadline for applications is January 10, 2020.


The 34th Annual University of South Carolina High School Mathematics Contest, sponsored by UofSC Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering and Computing, College of Arts and Sciences, and South Carolina Honors College, is scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2020

Application Form
Registration Form (PDF)

The deadline for applications is January 10, 2020.

If your school would like to participate, then please download and complete the Registration Form at above  and send it as an attachment to or fax it to the attention of DeeAnn Moss at (803) 777-3783 by Friday, January 10, 2020.

Due to space limitations, we may need to limit the number of schools, so you are encouraged to respond quickly.

Tentative Schedule for January 25, 2020

8:00 to 9:15
Registration in the lobby of Gambrell Hall
9:30 to 11:00
Written portion, 90 minutes (Classrooms assigned on day of contest)
11:00 to 12:00
Lunch, on campus, Russell House (Greene St and Bull St) provides several options
12:00 to 1:00
Math Golf, several locations on campus.
1:15 to 2:15
Ciphering portion, Gambrell Hall, 3 to 12 team members from each school
2:30 to 3:15
Single Elimination Tournament, Gambrell Hall Auditorium, the top 16 students from the Written portion
Awards Ceremony, Gambrell Auditorium


Important Details

  • There is no registration fee, contestants will have to provide their own transportation and meals.
  • No calculators are allowed during any portion of the contest.
  • Overall school results are based on the scores for Ciphering and the Written portions.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.