The Dominion Trail Elementary PTA and Farmwell Station Middle School Math Department are hosting the second annual Loudoun County Regional Math Tournament on Saturday, March 7.
Dominion Trail will host the tournament for fourth- and fifth-graders. Farmwell Station will host the tournament for fifth- and sixth-graders. The competition will last from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Teams are made up of five students and must have a coach. Registration is $155 ($31 per student) by February 2. Late registration is $180 per team ($36 per team-member) if registered by February 20th.
Registration and more information is available at http://www.lcps.org/Page/119839.
Last year, there were close to 200 fourth- and fifth-grade students at each site.
The tournament consists of three rounds and an awards ceremony:
- Individual round: Each student works alone on 10 timed, short-answer problems.
- Team round: All five team members work cooperatively on another 10 timed, short-answer problems.
- Playoff round: Up to five additional problems with time constraints, breaks ties for awards.
All problems and solutions are reviewed with the participants during the tournament to facilitate learning.