2014 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 November 6th 2014
fees $10 per attendee, including adults,
August 21st - September 25th at 5pm EST.
(Payment arrangements for early registration fees must be made with
our department by October 2 at 4:00 p.m., but math bowl teams will still be held.)
fees $15 per attendee, including adults, September 26th - October 30th
(If registration fee or an arrangement to pay is not received
by October 30th, then your school's registration and math bowl teams will be cancelled. No
on-site registration available.)
Financial Aid Deadline:
Please have all room and stipend requests submitted by Thursday, September 18.
Math Bowl Registration Deadline: October 30th 2014.
If fees have not been paid (or an arrangement to pay) by October 30th 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 $6,000 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 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 18th.
Hotel accommodations can be made by calling 865-974-2461.
Deadline: September 18th.
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: Jul 14th 2014