Competition encourages learning Competition

The US Mental Math Foundation conducts Speedy Math Competitions annually to excel mental calculations and promote math learning.

Participating in contests can increase interests and confidence of children in learning mental math. Each year, the US Mental Math Foundation offers test materials and prizes in holding mental math contests to encourage participation and promote math learning.

2018 Speedy Math Competition and Certification Exams
Mark your calendar! The 2018 Speedy Math Competition will be held on 05/05/2018 at the Chandler Tumbleweed Recreation Center in Arizona. Everyone, from 5 to 100, is welcome! Certification exams will also be conducted.

Competition and Certification Exams Date: Saturday, May 05, 2018

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Tumbleweed Recreation Center

Competition and Certification Exams Date: Saturday, May 05, 2018

Registration Deadline: Saturday, April 28, 2018

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Reserve your place at this year's competition! Members receive a discount and are also eligible to take the certification exam.

Math is fun!
430 W. Warner Rd #103
Tempe, AZ 85284
Competition Rules
  • Only pencils and papers are allowed for use during the competition. Do not bring your own paper. One piece of scratch paper will be provided to each contestant on site.
  • A total of 3 sections will be tested: Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division. All tests will be given on paper. Two (2) minutes are allowed for each section. Contestants must participate in all three sections and must specify their Age Group on the Registration Form. Otherwise, they will be placed in the default group according to their ages. Sample questions for each group are given below.
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  • If two or more contestants tie at the end of the contest, the prizes ranking will be determined by ages with the youngest contestants taking precedence.
  • All contestants will be placed by default in an age group according to their birthdates if no group is specified or if the groups specified are not appropriate. Contestants may register to compete in a group that is for older people.
  • Each contestant may register to compete in only one group.
  • I M P O R T A N T ! No audience will be allowed during the actual competition. All contestants are asked to remain quiet until the competition has concluded. All contestants must put down the pencils when “stop” is called. Anyone who does not follow the rules may be disqualified.
Schedule and Directions
Date and Time:
Saturday, May 05, 2018
  • Competition: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Certification Exam: 10:40 AM - 11:50 AM
  • Award Ceremony: 12 - 1 PM, Pizza lunch will be provided
Tumbleweed Recreation Center
745 E Germann Rd
Chandler, AZ 85286

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Past Events

2017 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2016 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2015 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2014 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2013 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2012 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2011 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2010 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2009 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2008 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2007 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result

2006 Speedy Math Competition   Competition result