Math Competitions


For 8th grade or younger, 25 problems, 40 minutes, multiple choices. The test will be online under supervision by Cool Math's proctors. Practice test will be provided. Past tests here.

Date & Time: 11/15/20 Sunday 3:00-4:00pm PST

Venue: Online

Cost: $15 for COOL MATH students, $20 for non COOL MATH students.

Registration: Call 626.8O6.848l or email us by 10/31. Seats are limited and priority is given to COOL MATH students.

Moems (Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools)

Two divisions, elementary (up to 6th grade) and middle (up to 8th grade). Compete with students from around the world. Five tests, each consists of 5 questions, held monthly from November to March. 30 minutes for each test. Scores are accumulated and several awards are available. See MOEMS for details.

Contest dates: 11/22/20, 1/10/21, 1/31, 2/28, 3/28 Sunday afternoon

Venue: Online

Cost for five tests: $35 (COOL MATH student), $50 (non COOL MATH student), practice materials included. Test spots are limited and priority is given to COOL MATH students.

Restriction: You can only participate with Cool Math if your own school is not hosting it.

Registration: Call 626.8O6.848l or email us.


National tests held in Fall and Spring for students in grades 2-8. Each test is 45 minutes long and consists of 20 problems. Various awards are given to each grade for each test. See Noetic for details.

Contest dates: Fall 11/12 to 11/25/2020; Spring 4/8 to 4/22/2021, Cool Math students will do the online test in class. Non students will join one of these sessions. Contact us for details.

Venue: Online

Cost: $20 one test/$30 both tests (COOL MATH students), $25/$40 (non COOL MATH students), practice materials included. Seats are limited and priority is given to COOL MATH students.

Annual national test for 1st to 12th graders. Held on 3rd Thursday in March. 75 minutes for 24 to 30 questions depending on grade level. Each level consists of two grades 1-2 gr, 3-4 gr etc. Several state and national awards are given. Very well recognized and many countries have their own Kangaroo contest. Offering online or paper test. Register through MK's website now till December.

"In a math competition, if you can solve the problems, you win; if you can't, but learn how to solve them afterwards, you win bigger!"

--Virginia Wong