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University of Mississippi Math Tournament

October 11, 2014
Registrations Due: October 3, 2014

The University of Mississippi Math Tournament, sponsored by the Math Department, Division of Outreach and Office of Pre-College Programs, is an annual math tournament for the state of Mississippi and neighboring schools in the Alabama, Arkansas, and Tennessee areas. This tournament welcomes all teams from these areas to compete in a fun and scholarly atmosphere. The UM Math Tournament consists of two (2) tests – the individual and team tests.

General Information:

Tournament registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will end at 9:45 a.m. in the lobby of Lamar Hall. All teams must check-in at the registration table before competing. The individual test will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. If an individual arrives after the test has been administered, the individual will forfeit this part of the competition.

Lunch will not be provided. The Food Court in the Ole Miss Student Union will be open for lunch, but not for breakfast. This option is probably best for lunch since you will not have to leave campus. There is a wide variety of choices for lunch, such as Burger Studio, Chick-fil-A Express, Magnolia Kitchen, Subway, Southern Tsunami Sushi, Topio’s, Toss It Up, and Zoca’s. The Ole Miss Bookstore in the Union will also be open if some of your students would like to browse and shop after lunch or grab of cup of Starbuck’s coffee.

At 1:00 p.m., the team test will be administered. In cases of a tie between teams, a tiebreaker round will be held at 2:30 p.m. The awards ceremony will be held shortly after the tiebreaker round at 3:30 p.m.

Registration:

Registration deadline for the 2014 UM Math Tournament is Friday, October 3, 2014. Registration is available online using an online form.

To provide a better competition experience, the registration for events sponsored by the Office of Academic Competitions and Pre-College Programs has been changed.

Schools will register each team using an online registration system. Registration is $25 per school.

Pre-registering individual team members prior to the registration deadline is preferred. Pre-event registration is $5 per student. On-site registration is $7 per student.

Please click here to register your team today! Registration payments must be sent in by the registration deadline to ensure your spot will be honored. Checks must be payable to “PCP/Math” and sent to Pre-College/Math, P.O. Box 9, University, MS 38677. Also, Visa/MasterCard payments are accepted over the phone at 662-915-7621.

Schedule:

Registration – 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. (in the lobby of Lamar Hall)

Individual Exam – 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Lunch Break – 11:30 to 1:00 p.m.

Team Exam – 1:00 to 2:15 p.m.

Tiebreaker Round – 2:30 to 3:15 p.m.

Awards Ceremony – 3:30 p.m.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

W. Matthew DeLoach
Director of Academic Competitions

Physical Location:
E.F. Yerby Conference Center, Room 2
Grove Loop at University Avenue

Mailing Address:
Outreach and Continuing Education
Office of Pre-College Programs
The University of Mississippi
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848

Phone: 662-915-7621
Fax: 662-915-5138
Email: competitions@olemiss.edu