2012 UT Pro2Serve Math Contest for TN High School Students
Individual and team competitions for high school students, including
home-educated students, with preparation in Algebra I and II, and Geometry:
Calculators may not be used for either of the Fermat exams or the Mathbowl competition!
- FERMAT I: a multiple-choice exam for all participants.
- FERMAT II: (the top 50 FERMAT I scores), an exam
demanding uncommon creativity and originality in problem solving.
- THE MATH BOWL: a double elimination tournament for
three-member teams in the style of a Scholars Bowl competition.
Thursday October 25th 2012
fees $10 per person, August 13th - September 21st
(If the early fee is not received by Friday, September 28, then you will pay the
regular fee, but math bowl teams will still be held)
fees $15 per person, September 24th - October 10th
(If registration fee (or an arrangement to pay) is not received by
October 12th, 5 p.m. EST, then your school's registration and math bowl
teams will be cancelled.
Financial Aid Deadline:
Please have all room requests submitted by Friday, September 21.
Math Bowl Registration Deadline: fees received by October 10th 2012.
If fees have not been paid (or an arrangement to pay) by
October 12th, 5 p.m. EST your school's math bowl team(s) will not be included.
Student data information form:
The Student data form will be send with the confirmation email. The University will
also be using the provided information to contact your students with competitive
scholarship information. Please get this information returned as quickly as
possible. All information must be received by the fees deadline given
In addition to the ten, four-year, tuition scholarships at $4,000 per
to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville: certificates,
t-shirts, and engraved plaques for the top winners of FERMAT I & II,
and trophies and medals to winners of the MATH BOWL. Door prizes will
be awarded at the teacher networking session held during FERMAT I. A surprise
or two is in store!
FINANCIAL AID FOR TRAVEL
Funds are available to help with lodging and travel expenses for schools
traveling more than 100 and miles and bringing at least 10 students to
Knoxville for accommodations, bus expenses, and travel stipends for teachers (one
from each school) who accompany high school teams. Apply with early
registration. Financial aid deadline: September 21st.
Hotel accommodations can be made by calling 865-974-2461.
Deadline: September 21st.
The purpose of the contest is to promote interest in mathematics among
Tennessee high school students, to encourage them toward careers in mathematics,
science, and engineering, and to recognize their mathematical prowess
by awarding scholarships, trophies, plaques, and certificates. The contest
is designed to challenge any student who has completed Algebra I, Algebra
II, and Geometry although these courses are not required for contest entry.
updated: Feb 8th 2013