2010 Mathematics Competition

The Eight Annual TD CANADA TRUST Northwestern Ontario High School Mathematics Competition
Contest Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Last Update: May 13, 2010.
Questions?  The organizers can be contacted at  mathcontest@lakeheadu.ca
RESULTS: (added May 13, 2010)
Contest results can now be found on our Contest Web Page.  Congratulations to all of our winners!
The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce that work is beginning on the Eighth Annual TD Canada Trust Northwestern Ontario High School Mathematics Competition.  Like previous years, this contest promises to be a full day of mathematics and fun.  Keep watching this website as we add more information in the weeks leading up to the contest. 
Once again the Department of Mathematics will be offering PRE-CONTEST PRACTICE SESSIONS weekly.  The sessions are scheduled each Wednesday 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. in the Ryan Building 2023, beginning Wednesday February 17, 2010.  All students are welcome and encouraged to take part.
Here's the schedule for the contest on April 28, 2010.
08:30 - 09:15   - Registration (RB 1042)
09:15 - 09:30   - Welcome (RB 1042)
09:30 - 11:00   - Individual contest (RB 1042)
11:00 - 11:15   - Group Photo
11:20 - 12:15   - Lunch at OUTPOST
12:30 - 01:45   - Team Contest (Room assignments on door of Ryan Building 1042)
01:50 - 02:15   - Awards Presentation for Individual Contest (RB 1042)
02:15              - Students return to their schools
Contest Rules:  No calculators are allowed.  Each individual contest is 90 minutes in length, while the team contest is 75 minutes. 
Parking:  For teachers and/or students who drive to the contest, you do not need a parking permit (permits will not be checked on April 28).  Simply park your car and come to the Ryan Building to register.
Teachers and/or Chaperones:  During the individual contest, all teachers and chaperones are invited to Ryan Building 2023 for free coffee and goodies.
Contest Headquarters:  During the contest, students and/or teachers can find needed information by either checking the door of Ryan Building 1042, or going to Ryan Building 2023, our contest HQ.
Team Prizes:  Prizes for the Team Contest will be determined within one week of the contest.  Prizes will then be sent to the highschools to hand out. 
Out of town Prizes:  Prizes for students who are writing outside of Lakehead will receive their prizes and results within one to two weeks of the contest.
Solutions:  Solutions to both contests will appear appear on the website within one week of the contest. 
For more information about past contests, and to see examples of previous contests, please see our Past Contest Web Page.
Razvan Anisca, Ben Babcock, Andrew Brown, Michelle Cataldo, Yin Chen, Chris Chlebovec, Andrew Dean, Uta Hickin, Wendy Huang, Danny Kivi, Kelly Kivi, George Kondor, Greg Lee, Deli Li, Liping Liu, Graham McGuire, Fred Mueller, Tianxuan Miao, Aaron Pearson, Jessica Reinika, Laura Simperl, Kieran Somerfield, Frid Ting, Adam Van Tuyl, Grazia Viola
This year's contest is made possible with donations from TD Canada Trust, NSERC, TB Ventures, TB Hydro, TBT Engineering, BMO Nesbitt Burns, Engineering Northwest Ltd, TB Chinese-Canadian Association, Lakehead University, and Lakehead University Bookstore.
Here are some photos from this year's contest.
Behind the scenes

The morning contest
The photo and lunch
Team Competition

Awards Ceremony