2020 WA Junior Mathematics Olympiad
- Schools across WA
Date and time
26 October, 3-5pm &
27 October, 3-4pm
- Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
- A secondary school student in Year 11
- Future students
- A parent of a prospective student
- Contact us if your school wishes to enter a team
UWA, with the Western Australia Mathematical Olympiad (WAJO) Committee, will host the online WA Junior Mathematics Olympiad again in 2020, for all bright Year 8 and 9 and exceptional Year 7 students.
The aim of the competition is to identify the most gifted students in mathematics.
Competition Details 2020
Students will participate at their school in a combination of online and paper-based formats:
- The individual paper will be sat online by students at their school on Monday 26 October, 3pm - 5pm
- The team paper will be sat by students at their school on Tuesday 27 October, 3pm - 4pm
Special conditions: Pens, pencils, a ruler and compass are permitted for use. No calculators. Brains only.
For more information, visit the official WAJO website.
Prize Ceremony 2020
The prize ceremony will be held at UWA campus:
Date: Wednesday, 4 November 2020
Time: 4pm - 5pm
Venue: EZONE UWA Student Hub
How to Enter
Contact us on +61 8 6488 3338 if your school intends to enter a team.
A completed registration form with names of the participating students and accompanying teachers can be submitted via email. Bank details will be provided for payment of the registration fees upon receipt of the form.
Participants Email List
You can subscribe to the list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. This email list is moderated to prevent spamming. It is used to notify the Principal or Heads of Mathematics Departments or others interested in or involved in the organising of school teams for the Olympiad.
Email to this list will be limited to the couple of months before the Olympiad.
Prizes and Sponsors
The University of Western Australia Department of Mathematics and Statistics – Prize for the most outstanding Year 9 student
Curtin Department of Mathematics and Statistics – Prize for the most outstanding Year 8 student
Mathematical Association of Western Australia – Jack Bana Award for Excellence for the most outstanding Year 9 team
Edith Cowan University School of Engineering and Mathematics – David McDougall Award for Excellence for the most outstanding Year 8 team
New Edition Bookshop – Award for Excellence
Data Analysis Australia – Award for Excellence
Murdoch University – Award for Excellence
The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
Department of Education Gifted and Talented Selection Unit – Award for Excellence
There are prizes for second and third best in each of the first four categories.
Dr Greg Gamble (WA State Director, AMOC)
Prof Michael Giudici (Chair, Organising Committee, UWA)
Dr Alice Devillers (UWA)
Dr Miccal Matthews (Day Manager, UWA)
Prof Cheryl Praeger (UWA)
Assoc Prof Phill Schultz (UWA)
Assoc Prof Jamie Simpson (Curtin University)
Mr Mark White (Perth Modern School)
Dr Elena Stoyanova (Department of Education)
Past Olympiad Winners
Other Prizes and Awards
Though not related to WAJO, these prizes and awards are awarded at the WAJO closing presentation ceremony: