[contest dates]
Contest 1: 10/26/2019 (11/9/19 strike makeup date) [calcok]
Contest 2: 1/18/2020 [nocalc]
Contest 3: 3/21/2020 [calcok]
[location]
The meet will be held at two sites, Whitney Young and Lane Tech, with the exception of the final meet, which will be held at Lane Tech.
[contest topics]
CONTEST 1  calcok
SCHEDULE
* Individual Round: 20 questions in 50 minutes, one point per question
* Team Round (Candy Bar): 20 questions in 50 minutes
TOPICS
* 6th grade: ratio, proportion and percent, geometry: area and perimeter of circles, rectangles and triangles
* 7th grade: basic statistics (arithmetic mean, median, mode); divisibility (primes, composites, GCD, LCM, relatively prime, number of divisors, etc.); ratios, proportions, and percents
* 8th grade: basic statistics (arithmetic mean, median, mode, stem and leaf plots, box and whiskers plots); divisibility (primes, composites, GCD, LCM, relatively prime, number of divisors, etc.); arithmetic and geometric sequences (including partial sums)
CONTEST 2  nocalc
SCHEDULE
* Individual Round: 20 questions in 50 minutes, one point per question
* Team Round (Candy Bar): 20 questions in 50 minutes
TOPICS
* 6th grade: basic geometry (angle measurement, perimeter, area, volume), probability (and/or easy inclusion/exclusion), counting (permutations and combinations), the Pythagorean Theorem
* 7th grade: basic geometry (angle measurement, perimeter, area, volume), probability (and/or easy inclusion/exclusion), counting (permutations and combinations), the Pythagorean Theorem
* 8th grade: basic geometry (angle measurement, perimeter, area, volume, polygon formulas), probability (and/or easy inclusion/exclusion), counting (permutations and combinations), the Pythagorean Theorem (including special triangles, 306090 and 454590)
CONTEST 3  calcok
SCHEDULE
* Individual Round: 20 questions in 50 minutes, one point per question
* Team Round (Candy Bar): 20 questions in 50 minutes
TOPICS
* 6th grade: linear equations, number patterns, geometric similarity, interpreting graphs
* 7th grade: linear equations, number patterns, geometric similarity, interpreting graphs
* 8th grade: systems of linear equations, number patterns, symmetry and transformations, quadratic equations
[contest formats]
I. Individual Contests — Younger students may compete at a higher grade level. Each grade level contest may have as many as six contestants and any number of alternates. II. Contests 1 and 3 are calcokay, Contest 2 is not.

