2020 WA Junior Mathematics Olympiad

Event details

Location

  • Schools across WA

Date and time

  • 26 October, 3-5pm &
    27 October, 3-4pm

Event type

  • Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Audience

  • A secondary school student in Year 11
  • Future students
  • A parent of a prospective student

Registration

  • Contact us if your school wishes to enter a team
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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 wajo-maths@ems.uwa.edu.au. 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.


Committee


Past Olympiad Winners


Other Prizes and Awards

Though not related to WAJO, these prizes and awards are awarded at the WAJO closing presentation ceremony: