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OUR AIM

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

PARTICIPANTS

Open to students attending kindergartens and primary schools. Participants are categorized into eight different grades according to their current (2017/18) school year.

School Year Group
Lower / K2 K2
Upper / K3 K3
P1 / Grade 1 / Year 1 G1
P2 / Grade 2 / Year 2 G2
School Year Group
P3 / Grade 3 / Year 3 G3
P4 / Grade 4 / Year 4 G4
P5 / Grade 5 / Year 5 G5
P6 / Grade 6 / Year 6 G6

The MathConceptition consists of:

INDIVIDUAL CONTEST AWARDS

Participants will be ranked according to their individual scores, the winners of each grade will receive:


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

INTER-SCHOOL CONTEST AWARDS

Group Awards of each grade:


Award Ranking Prize
Group Champion,
1st and 2nd Runner-up
Ranked by the sum of top 3 scores attained by the team of the grade Trophy Cup and Certificate
Merit (Top 35%)
of each grade
Crystal Trophy and Certificate

Overall School Awards:


Award Ranking Prize
Kindergarten
Overall Champion,
1st and 2nd Runner-up
Ranked by the sum of all top 3 scores from each grade in the school team (Total score of 6 participants in K2 & K3) Trophy Cup and
Certificate
Primary School
Overall Champion,
1st and 2nd Runner-up
Ranked by the sum of all top 3 scores from each grade in the school team (Total score of 18 participants in G1 – G6) Trophy Cup and
Certificate

CONTEST FORMAT

Participants should complete all questions and write their answers on the answer sheet provided. All questions will be given in both Chinese and English.

K2 & K3:

Time allowed: 30 minutes, invigilator will read out the questions during the contest. Contain 20 multiple choice questions, each question is weighted differently.

G1 – G6:

Time allowed: 60 minutes. Contain 40 questions, Q1 – Q30 are questions based on HKEDB Syllabus while Q31 – Q40 are Mathematical Olympiad type problems, each question is weighted differently.

*Past papers can be found on our website.

CONTEST DATE

9:00 am – 7:00 pm on 28th April, 2018 (Saturday) in different sessions

CCONTEST VENUE

6/F, KITEC, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

REGISTRATION FEE

Inter-School Contest: Waived

Individual Contest: $250 per participant

REGISTRATION DATE

Inter-School Contest: Immediate – 30th November 2017

Individual Contest: 15th January 2018 – 15th February 2018

REGISTRATION PROCEDURES

Inter-School Contest

  1. Download and complete the Inter-School Contest registration form. (Kindergarten Click HERE|Primary School Click HERE).
  2. Return the registration form to “MathConceptition, Unit 807, 8/F, Tower 1, Cheung Sha Wan Plaza, 833 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon.” on or before 30th November 2017.
  3. Once the application has been confirmed, the school may not amend their list of nominees.
  4. Admission letters and pick-up cards will be sent to the school by mail on or before 10th April 2018. Please check with the MathConceptition team as soon as possible if you have not received the admission letters after the stated date.

Individual Contest:(Registration start : 15th January 2018)

  1. Fill in the online registration form and complete the payment procedures;
    OR
    Complete the individual contest registration form and hand it to “Unit 807, 8/F, Tower 1, Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon” along with $250 registration fee.
  2. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration fee is not refundable or transferable.
  3. Admission letter and pick-up card will be sent to the registered address on or before 10th April 2018. Please check with the MathConceptition team as soon as possible if you have not received the admission letter after the stated date.

RESULTS

List of winners will be announced on 30th May 2018 on our website. Each contestant will receive a contest report, which shows his/her performance in different parts of the test.

AWARD CEREMONY

The Award Ceremony will take place in June 2018. Award winners will receive a letter containing details about the ceremony.

RULES AND NOTICES

  1. On the day of competition, all participants are required to arrive on time with their admission letter, pick up card, an ORIGINAL valid photo identification proof (e.g. School Handbook, student card, HKID) and stationery.
  2. Except for emergencies, participants may not leave the examination room early.
  3. Participants are NOT allowed to take away any test paper after the test.
  4. All electronic devices should be switched off in the examination room. NO calculator is allowed.
  5. MathConcept reserves the right to use photos or videos taken during the competition, training and ceremony for promotional activities.
  6. When Typhoon Warning Signal Pre-No 8 or above / Black Rainstorm Warning is issued or still in force after 8:30 am, the MathConcepetition concerned will be postponed, details will be announced through our website.
  7. MathConcept reserves the right to suspend, modify or terminate this event and event organizing party or any of these terms and conditions without prior notice.

DOWNLOAD

  1. 2018 Regulations (Chinese)
  2. 2018 Regulations (English)
  3. Registration Form for Inter-School Contest (HK Kindergarten)
  4. Registration Form for Inter-School Contest (HK Primary School)