Department of Mathematics and Statistics

State Math Contest: Central Region Finals


Congratulations for qualifying to participate in the Regional State Mathematics Finals Competition. We look forward to seeing you at UNCG on May 3, 2018!

General Information

What: State High School Math Contest Finals - Central Region

When: Thursday, May 3, 2018

Alexander Room of the Elliott University Center (Campus Maps)
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

 1000 Spring Garden Street 

Greensboro, NC 27402
(See enclosed map of Greensboro.)

Test Site Parking: For cars, please park in the Parking Deck on Walker Ave. See the parking services page for prices and more information. (If you park in any of the campus parking lots or on the street you may get towed.) For buses, please follow the directional signs to drop your passengers off on Stirling Street in front of the Elliott University Center and then drive around the block to park in the spaces reserved for you on Kenilworth Street.


If you are planning to attend the Regional State Finals at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, then please complete the Registration Form. On Site Registration is possible.

Fees and Expenses

There is no registration fee. Lunch is available at restaurants in the Elliott University Center, the Dining Hall, and numerous fast-food restaurants within walking distance.


8:30 - 9:15 Registration & Refreshments
9:15 - 9:40 Welcome to Finals & Testing Instructions
9:40 - 11:00 Testing Competition
11:00 - 1:00 Free time, Lunch, Visit Campus
1:00 - 2:00 Awards Ceremony


No Calculators are permitted on the State Math Contest.

Testing and Grading Procedures

Test: All three examinations will consist of 40 multiple choice questions, each question having 5 choices. Scratch paper and pencils will be provided. Contestants should work independently.

Time:The examination time is 80 minutes.

Scoring: Scores will be calculated using the formula: 4 x number correct + number blank. In case of a tie, specific, pre-determined test questions will be used to determine the winner. A perfect score is 160.

Awards: All participants will be given Certificates of Participation. The top twenty winners in each subject area will be given Certificates of Merit. The top ten winners in each subject area will be given trophies.