Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Math Contest

British Columbia Secondary Schools Mathematics Contest

2016 Contest Rules and Details

The British Columbia Secondary School Mathematics Contest consists of two rounds: a Preliminary Round and a Final Round. Each round has two sections: a Junior section for grades 8 to 10 and a Senior section for grades 11 and 12.

The Preliminary Round will be normally be written in the individual secondary schools on Wednesday April 6, 2016. Each school chooses the students to write the contest. Any number of students may write and schools are encouraged to have as many students as possible write the Preliminary Round. The Preliminary Round, both Junior and Senior, consists of 12 multiple choice questions and is intended to be written in 45 minutes. The contest papers are marked at the individual schools using the marking key provided with the contest papers. The host institutions will make contest papers, marking key, reporting forms, and student waiver forms available to participating schools in mid March.

The Final Round will be written on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the the hosting institutions.

Note that calculators are not allowed on either the Preliminary or Final Round.

Copies of the contests from the last several years, with solutions, are available on the British Columbia Secondary School Mathematics Contest website.

Results from previous years:

2015
Seniors Juniors
Rank Name Grade School Rank Name Grade School
1st Daisy Wan Sa-Hali Secondary School 1st Adrien Tonge NorKam Secondary School
2nd Jon Donas South Kamloops Secondary School 2nd Lalia Cann NorKam Secondary School
3rd Boden Briggs Eakins Clearwater Secondary School 3rd place tie

Maggie Gu

Cameron Lang

Sa-Hali Secondary School

Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School

2014
Seniors Juniors
Rank Name Grade School Rank Name Grade School
1st Augustine Park 12 Sa-Hali Secondary School 1st Michelle Hu 10 Sa-Hali Secondary School
2nd Rachel Wade 12 NorKam Secondary School 2nd Zoe Ovenden 9 Clearwater Secondary School
3rd Cherry Chen 12 Sa-Hali Secondary School 3rd Madison Ardiel 10 Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School
2013
Seniors Juniors
Rank Name Grade School Rank Name Grade School
1st Christopher Kwiatkowski 12 St. Ann's Academy 1st Place Tie Michelle Hu
Jared Larter
9
9
Sa-Hali Secondary School
South Kamloops Secondary School
2nd Kai Richins 11 South Kamloops Secondary School 2nd Alif Rahman 10 South Kamloops Secondary School
3rd David Hien 11 South Kamloops Secondary School 3rd Madison Ardiel 9 100 Mile House Junior Secondary School
2012
Seniors Juniors
Rank Name Grade School Rank Name Grade School
1st Hayley Tomkins 12 South Kamloops Secondary School 1st Damian Halvorsen 10 South Kamloops Secondary School
2nd Keiran Rutherford 12 Norkam Secondary School 2nd Brian Langevin 10 St. Ann's Academy
3rd David Langevin 12 St. Ann's Academy 3rd Rachel Wade 10 Norkam Senior Secondary
2011
Seniors Juniors
Rank Name Grade School Rank Name Grade School
1st Kyle Manke 12 Norkam Senior Secondary 1st Carl Lam 10 Columneetza Secondary School
2nd David Langevin 11 St. Ann's Academy 2nd Felix Braun 10 Sa-Hali Secondary School
3rd Eric Esslinger 12 Norkam Senior Secondary 3rd Brian Langevin 9 St. Ann's Academy