Who can participate?
This competition is for woman-identifying and non-binary students in grades 6-12. You do NOT need to live in Indiana or the United States to participate in this competition.
What is the difficulty level of this competition?
The problems in the middle school division are designed to be MATHCOUNTS School to early AMC 10-level in difficulty, while the problems in the high school division are expected to be Algebra I to AIME-level in difficulty.
What is the difference between virtual and in-person?
The virtual and in-person contests will be held on the same day with the same problems. It is up to the competitors to choose where they would like to compete, but they can only choose one of the locations (virtual or in-person). The scores from both testing pools will be combined and the top scorers will be awarded prizes.
In-person participants will be given free swag, complimentary food, and will also have the chance to win exculsive in-person cash prizes if they score within the top 5 in their division. If you live in Indiana or can make it to our in-person contest, we would highly recommend for you to come!
What is the format of this competition?
There will be an individual round, buzzer/Kahoot round, and team round.
How will this competition work?
We will be hosting both an in-person and online contest on the same day. The results from both competitions will be combined, and the following individuals will win prizes:
Top 5 individuals in middle school, top 5 individuals in high school.
Top 5 teams in middle school, top 5 teams in high school.
Top 5 middle school individuals attending in-person competition, top 5 high school individuals attending in-person competition.
Raffle tickets will be given to all participants, MULTIPLE winners will win a variety of prizes, ranging from gift cards to INTEGIRLS merchandise to gift packages.
1 year of Taskade Unlimited for all competitors.
Individuals are only eligible to compete in one of the two competitions, as the problems will be the same.
Where will this competition be held?
The in-person competition will be held at Park Tudor on October 29, 2023 from 2 PM to 7 PM. The virtual competition will be on October 29, 2023 from 2 PM to 7 PM EST, too, and will be held through Zoom.
What will I need for this competition?
Online competitors will need an electronic device with a webcam, scratch paper, and a pencil or pen. Webcams are expected to be turned on at all times. Calculators are not allowed. In-person competitors are expected to bring a writing utensil. Scratch paper and other items will be provided when necessary.
How will I find a team?
We will randomly put competitors into teams of 3 and 4. You will not need to worry about finding teammates or partners.
Do I need to be good at STEM to compete?
No! We will have problems for math lovers of all kinds