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Our Aim

The annual MathConceptition provides an opportunity for all kindergarteners, primary school and junior secondary school students to challenge their skills with other mathematically gifted children in Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Singapore and Canada and offers a chance for them to compete for championship!

Participants

Open to students attending kindergartens, primary schools and junior secondary schools. Participants are categorized into eleven different grades according to their current (2018/19) school year.

School Year Grade
Lower / K2 K2
Upper / K3 K3
P1 / Grade 1 / Year 1 P1
P2 / Grade 2 / Year 2 P2
P3 / Grade 3 / Year 3 P3
P4 / Grade 4 / Year 4 P4
P5 / Grade 5 / Year 5 P5
P6 / Grade 6 / Year 6 P6
F1 / Grade 7 / Year 7 S1
F2 / Grade 8 / Year 8 S2
F3 / Grade 9 / Year 9 S3

The MathConceptition consists of:

Contest Format

Participants are required to work individually to complete every question in the written test. All questions will be given in both Chinese and English. Past papers for K2 & K3, P1 – P6 and mock papers for S1 – S3 can be found on our website.

K2 & K3

P1 – P6

S1 – S3

Awards

Awards for Individual Contest

Participants are ranked according to their scores, if two or more participants attained the same score, the following criteria are applied in the order given to determine their final rankings:

(i) the participant with the higher score of question answered correctly will receive the higher rank

(ii) the participant with the later date of birth will receive the higher rank.

The winners of each grade will receive:


Award Requirement Prize
Champion,
1st runner-up
and 2nd runner-up
Top 3 scorers in each grade Trophy Cup, Certificate
and iPad
Gold Top 10% of scorers in each grade Medal and Certificate
Silver Next 15% scorers Medal and Certificate
Bronze Next 25% scorers Medal and Certificate
Participation All participants who attended the contest Certificate of Participation

Awards for Inter-School Contest

According to EDB’s school list, schools are categorized into two groups:

1. Primary School (P1 – P6)

2. Secondary School (S1 – S3)

Schools are ranked according to the total score attained by their nominated participants.

Group Awards of each grade:


Award Ranked by Prize
Group Champion,
1st and 2nd Runner-up
Total score attained by three nominated participants of that grade Trophy Cup and Certificate
Group Merit
(Top 35% of each grade)
Crystal Trophy and Certificate

Overall School Awards:


Award Ranked by Prize
Primary School
Overall Champion,
1st and 2nd Runner-up
Total score attained by eighteen nominated participants of P1 to P6 Trophy Cup and
Certificate
Secondary School
Overall Champion,
1st and 2nd Runner-up
Total score attained by nine nominated participants of S1 to S3 Trophy Cup and
Certificate

Contest Date

9:00 am – 7:00 pm on 31st March, 2019 (Sunday) in different sessions

Participants may check their contest sessions and seat number by logging into the participant portal after 1st March 2019.

Contest Venue

Hong Kong Region: 6/F, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Macau Region: Santa Rosa de Lima English Secondary School (367 Av. Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues, Macau)

Registration Fee

Inter-School Contest: Waived

Individual Contest: $250 per participant

Registration Date

Inter-School Contest: 15th December 2018 – 31st January 2019

Individual Contest: 15th December 2018 – 31st January 2019

Registration Procedures

Inter-School Contest

  1. Fill in the online registration form. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis, subject to the availability of seats. Once the application has been confirmed, the school may not amend their list of nominees.
  2. Teacher in-charge may check their contest sessions and seat number by logging into the participant portal after 1st March 2019.

Individual Contest

(The results of nominated participants of Inter-School Contest will also be automatically submitted to compete in the Individual Contest. He/she should NOT submit another registration form for individual contest.)

  1. Fill in the online registration form and complete the payment procedures. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration fee is not refundable or transferable.
  2. Participants may check their contest sessions and seat number by logging into the participant portal after 1st March 2019.

Results

Winner list will be announced on 17th May 2019 on our website. Teacher in-charge and participants may check their results by logging into participant portal.

Award Ceremony

The Award Ceremony will take place in June 2019. Winners of the following awards will be invited to attend to our Award Ceremony:

  1. Inter-school Contest - Overall Champion, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner-up
  2. Inter-school Contest - Group Champion, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner-up of each grade
  3. Individual Contest - Champion, 1st Runner-up and 2nd Runner-up of each grade
  4. Individual Contest - Gold Award (4th to 10th ranking participants) of each grade

Award winners will receive a letter containing details about the ceremony and are required to confirm their attendance in the participant portal by 31st May 2019.

General Rules

In any case, anyone failing to meet the terms and rules stated below shall be disqualified. His/her results attained will be cancelled. Registration fee will not be refunded.

  1. During registration, applicant should choose a participant’s grade according to his/her current school year (2018/19). Registering in higher grades is not allowed.
  2. Each participant should submit only one registration form. In case of multiple submissions, all registrations submitted by the participant will not be entertained.
  3. Applicants are responsible to confirm the information provided in the registration form is true and correct and is completed in full. Participant providing false information will be disqualified.
  4. On the day of competition, all participants are required to arrive on time with stationery and schooling proofs with photo identification (e.g. valid student handbook or student card).
  5. Except for emergencies, participants may not leave the contest venue early.
  6. All electronic devices should be switched off in the contest venue. Calculators are not allowed.
  7. Participants are NOT allowed to take away the answer sheet, question booklet or any roughwork sheets.
  8. Any person who would like to lodge an enquiry or dispute against the contest questions or procedures taken during the contest, he/she should report to an invigilator within 15 minutes after the end of the contest.
  9. In case of any disputes, the Organizer's decision is final.

Terms and condition

  1. MathConcept Education reserves the right to use photos or videos taken during the competition and ceremony for promotional activities.
  2. If a prize runs out of stock or not available due to other circumstances, the Organizer reserves the right to substitute that prize with another item without prior notice.
  3. When Typhoon Warning Signal Pre-No 8 or above/ Black Rainstorm Warning is issued or still in force after 8:30 am, the competition concerned will be postponed, details will be announced through our website.
  4. MathConcept Education reserves the right to suspend, modify or terminate this event and event organizing party or any of these terms and conditions without prior notice.
  5. By submitting an entry in the contest, the participants agree to be bound by the above general rules and terms and conditions. The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify any participant or cancel any award if it believes a breach of these terms and conditions has occurred. No appeals shall be accepted.

In case of any discrepancy between the English version and the Chinese version, the Chinese version shall prevail.