# Events

### Math contests

#### Local

Whatcom County Math Championships Grades 4-8: Whatcom County Math Championship is sponsored by ConocoPhillips and the Blaine School District. It is open to teams in grades 4 - 8, with a limit of 230 teams participating. Each school will be asked to provide 3 adult volunteers.

#### State

Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics Contests: List of contests sponsored by AATM for Arizona State Elementary, Middle, and High School students.

Armstrong Atlantic State University Middle and High School Math Tournaments: Past middle and high school exams archive in PDF format. Link for more information. Exam sponsored by Dept. of Mathematics, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA.

California Mathematics League: Tables listing the California schools and teachers by City and County currently registered for one or more of the Math League math contests.

Georgia and Neighboring States (University of Georgia): Every year in October, UGA Department of Mathematics and Math Club hold an annual High School Varsity Math Tournament on the UGA campus, to foster the mathematical education in Georgia and neighboring states. The tournament consists of three challenging rounds: ciphering, written and team collaboration.

Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics Contest List: List of contacts and math contests for Oregon students in grades 7 to 12.

Rice Math Tournament: The Rice University Mathematics Tournament is an annual event for high school students from schools in the southern United States. Organized by Rice undergraduate students, it has been held almost every year at the Rice University campus in Houston since 1981.

Stanford Math Tournament (California): The Stanford Math Tournament (SMT) is an annual student-run math competition for high school students held at Stanford University.

Utah State Math Contests: Math Competition for Utah State Students in grades 7 to 12.

Washington State High School Math Competitions: Northwest High School Math Championship

American Mathematics Competitions (AMC): The MAA American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) is comprised of several contests based on age and invitational competitions based on results from the AMC 10/12, AIME, and/or USAMO.

Math Contests (US and International): Links to national and international math contents. Part of resources provided by The Art of Problem Solving, Inc.

Online Math League Contest: Archives of math contests given to students participating in Math League contests, grades 4 - 8 for school years 1996-1997 through 2010-2011.

Student Math League for Community College Students: Nation-wide contest for community college math students.

William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition Archives: Highly competitive and prestigious math contest. Scroll down page to "Old Exams and Archives."

#### Problem archives

AMC USAMO/MOSP/IMO & Others.... Problem Directory: Archive of past problems.

Art of Problem Solving: Academic Competitions: Links to competitions across all disciplines. Site contains links to mathematical modeling competitions and mathematics competitions.

Math Archives Mathematics Contests, Competitions, and Problem Sets: Contains sites for mathematics contests and competitions, mathematics problems, archives of problems, or information about problem resources. Problems of all levels from early childhood mathematics through graduate level mathematics are listed. Site created and maintained by Mathematics Archives.

MathNEXUS: Problems, quotes, resources, links aimed at Grades 6-14. Developed and maintained the Whatcom and Skagit Mathematics Partnerships

Wild About Math: Links to many different math contest problems. Part of site Wild About Math! Copyright by Andrei Luca.

### Puzzles

Barcodes Inc Math and Logic Puzzles: A variety and many links to math and logic puzzles. Categories include: Puzzles for everyone; Puzzles for Kids and for Teenagers; Puzzles for Mathematicians and Logicians. Site created and maintained by Barcodes Inc.

Brain Teasers: Syvum: This web page index on Syvum contains FREE online brain teasers and math puzzles at three levels of difficulty - Easy, Medium and Challenging. All the brain teasers and math puzzles are interactive.

CIMT Puzzles: Puzzle Pages from Center for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching.

Curious and Useful Math: Tricks and rules for quickly calculating certain types of math problems. There are also some entertaining trivia and math facts.

Erich's Puzzle Palace: Puzzles related to mirrors, numbers, hex-loops, weights, battleship, triangles, cris-crosses, grids, and more.

Fundamentals Problem of the Week - Math Forum: Weekly problems intended for elementary school students grades 3-6 (ages 8-12), but may also be appropriate for students in other grades.

Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles: Games and Puzzles: Many mathematical games and puzzles. Part of a larger site of "Interactive Mathematics"

Mancala: Mancala is a strategy game. Gather more beads than your opponent. This is a site maintained by Neil Rashbrook Org. Requires Java Platform download.

Math Counts Problem of the Week Archive: Archive of problems of the week for each year since 2012.

Math World Unsolved Math Problems: An "evolving collection" of little-known, unsolved mathematics problems compiled by Steven Finch, Research and Development Team, MathSoft, Inc.

MATHguide Puzzles: Links to a variety of math puzzles including Swarthmore's Problem-of-the-Week, MathCounts Organization, Period.com's Puzzles, Car Talk's Puzzler, Bradley University's Problem of the Week, Quantum Brainteasers, and Puzzle Contests.

Mindbenders: 13 puzzles re-printed (with permission) from the book MINDBENDERS by Robert Eastaway and David Wells." Answers are included.

Monthly Problems - NRICH Maths, Univ. of Cambridge: There are hundreds of problems and solutions here grouped by the month when they were first published.

Nick's Mathematical Puzzles: The puzzles presented here are selected for the deceptive simplicity of their statement, or the elegance of their solution.

Rubik Cube History & Illustration: Historical recounting of solving every position of the Rubik Cube. Site was created by the joint efforts of Tomas Rokicki, a programmer from Palo Alto, California, Herbert Kociemba, a math teacher from Darmstadt, Germany, Morley Davidson, a mathematician from Kent State University, and John Dethridge, an engineer at Google in Mountain View.

Set Daily Puzzle: The object of the game is to identify the 6 'Sets', of three cards each, from 12 cards laid out on the screen.

SMSU Problem Corner: Southwest Missouri State University Math Problem Corner. Page is divided into three levels of problems: High School, Advanced, Challenge.

Towers of Hanoi: Demonstration (with mathematics) of solution to Towers of Hanoi. Copyright © 1996-2004 Alexander Bogomolny.

Wari: Board game of strategy with origins in Africa. Download the game provided that you do not try to sell it to anyone.

### Problems of the week

Drexel Math Forum Problems of the Week: Drexel University mathematics department site.

NEXUS Problem of the Week: Problem of the week generated by Whatcom and Skagit Mathematics Partnership funded by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the U.S. Department of Education.

Purdue Problem of the Week: Purdue University mathematics department site.

Stanford Problem of the Week Archives: Stanford University mathematics department site.

UCLA Problem of the Week and Archive: UCLA mathematics department site.

Wayne State Problem of the Week: Wayne State University mathematics department site.

### Conferences

2015 Washington State Two-Year College Mathematics Conference

Conference held this year in Chelan, Washington and hosted by Bellevue College math department.