Details for MathConceptition 2024 (Macau)

Our Aim

The annual MathConceptition provides an opportunity for all kindergarteners, primary school and junior secondary school students to challenge their skills with other mathematically gifted children in Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Singapore and Canada and offers a chance for them to compete for championship!

Participants

Open to students attending kindergartens, primary schools and junior secondary schools. Participants are categorized into eleven different grades according to their birthyear OR current (2023/24) school year.

Each student can participate in ONE grade and register ONCE only. In case of contravention, participant shall be disqualified. His/her results attained will be cancelled. Registration fee will not be refunded.

Grade Birthyear School Year Inter-School Individual
K2
2019 or after
Lower / K2
K3
2018 or after
Upper / K3
-
P1
2017 or after
P1 / Grade 1 / Year 1
P2
2016 or after
P2 / Grade 2 / Year 2
P3
2015 or after
P3 / Grade 3 / Year 3
P4
2014 or after
P4 / Grade 4 / Year 4
P5
2013 or after
P5 / Grade 5 / Year 5
P6
2012 or after
P6 / Grade 6 / Year 6
S1
2011 or after
F1 / Grade 7 / Year 7
S2
2010 or after
F2 / Grade 8 / Year 8
S3
2009 or after
F3 / Grade 9 / Year 9

The MathConceptition consists of:

  • Individual Contest — Open to students from Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Singapore and Canada. There are 11 grades in total (2 kindergarten grades, 6 primary school grades and 3 secondary school grades). Parents and guardians may enroll their child to compete in the Individual Contest.
  • Inter-School Contest — Open to primary schools and secondary schools in Hong Kong and Macau. Each school may nominate at most THREE STUDENTS FROM EACH GRADE. Students will work independently, the total score attained will be counted towards the Inter-School Contest. The individual scores of all nominated students will also be automatically submitted to compete in the Individual Contest.

Contest Format

Participants are required to work individually to complete every question in the written test. All questions will be given in both Chinese and English. Past papers for K2 & K3, P1 – P6 and S1 – S3 can be found on our website.

K2 – K3
  • Time allowed: 40 minutes, invigilator will read out the questions during the contest in both Cantonese and English for three times in total.
  • Contain 20 multiple choice questions, each question is weighted differently.
  • Participants must circle the most appropriate answer on the question booklet.
P1 – P6
  • Time allowed: 50 minutes.
  • Contain 40 short questions, each question is weighted differently. Questions are based on HKEDB Syllabus and Mathematical Olympiad type problems.
  • Participants must write their answers on the answer sheet provided. Calculation steps are not required.
S1 – S3
  • Time allowed: 60 minutes.
  • Contain 20 questions, each question is weighted differently. Questions are based on HKEDB Syllabus and Mathematical Olympiad type problems.
  • Participants must write their answers on the answer sheet provided. Calculation steps are not required.

Awards

Awards for Individual Contest

Participants are ranked according to their scores, if two or more participants attained the same score, the following criteria are applied in the order given to determine their final rankings:
  1. The participant with the higher score of question answered correctly will receive the higher rank
  2. The participant with the later date of birth will receive the higher rank.
The winners of each grade will receive:
Award Prize Requirement
Champion
Trophy Cup, Certificate and iPad
Top scorers in each grade
1st runner-up
Trophy Cup, Certificate and Apple Store Gift Card$800
2nd scorer in each grade
2nd runner-up
Trophy Cup, Certificate and Apple Store Gift Card$800
3rd scorer in each grade
Gold
Medal and Certificate
Top 10% of scorers in each grade
Silver
Medal and Certificate
Next 15% scorers
Bronze
Medal and Certificate
Next 25% scorers
Participation
Certificate of Participation
All participants who attended the contest

Awards for Inter-School Contest

According to DSEDJ’s school list, schools are categorized into two groups:

1. Primary School (P1 – P6)

2. Secondary School (S1 – S3)

Schools are ranked according to the total score attained by their nominated participants.

Group Awards of each grade:

Award Prize Ranked by
Group Champion, 1st and 2nd Runner-up
Trophy Cup and Certificate
Total score attained by the three nominated participants of that grade
Group Merit (Top 35% of each grade)
Crystal Trophy and Certificate
Total score attained by the three nominated participants of that grade

Overall School Awards:

Award Prize Ranked by
Primary School Overall Champion, 1st and 2nd Runner-up
Trophy Cup and Certificate
Total score attained by the eighteen nominated participants of P1 to P6
Secondary School Overall Champion, 1st and 2nd Runner-up
Trophy Cup and Certificate
Total score attained by the nine nominated participants of S1 to S3

Contest Date

14th April, 2024 (Sunday)

If the contest is rescheduled or cancelled for any reason, registration fees will be deferred. If a participant fails to attend the contest on the reschedule date, his/her application will be withdrawn and registration fee cannot be refunded.

Time and Sessions

Grade

SCHEDULED tIME

K2

4:10 PM – 5:05 PM

K3


Available timeslot:

(K3A) 1:20 PM - 2:15 PM

(K3B) 2:45 PM - 3:40 PM

P1

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

P2

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

P3

9:00 AM - 10:00AM

P4

10:40 AM – 11:40 AM

P5

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

P6

9:20 AM - 10:20 AM

S1

4:00 PM - 5:10 PM

S2

4:00 PM - 5:10 PM

S3

4:00 PM - 5:10 PM

Limited by the venue setting, there will be multiple sessions for K3 contest. Parents/guardians can choose their preferred timeslot during online registration. Quota for each timeslot is limited and seats will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Once the registration is confirmed, participant will not be able to change his/her contest timeslot.

The above schedule is for reference only, the final schedule might be adjusted and it will be listed on the admit card. No dispute shall be raised by the participant. If a participant fails to attend his/her allocated contest session, he/she will be withdrawn from the contest and his/her registration fee will not be refunded.

 

Grade

SCHEDULED tIME

K2

1:20 PM – 2:15 PM

K3


Available timeslot:

(K3A) 2:45 PM - 3:40 PM

(K3B) 4:10 PM - 5:05 PM

P1

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

P2

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

P3

2:20 PM - 3:20PM

P4

12:50 PM – 1:50 PM

P5

9:20 AM – 10:20 AM

P6

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

S1

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

S2

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

S3

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Contest Venue

Macau Region: Level 5, Kokand Ballroom and Almaty Ballroom, Sheraton Grand Macao, The Londoner Macao, Estrada do Istmo, s/n, Cotai, Macau SAR, P.R. China.

Suggestion for driving: Participants may get off from the hotel main entrance and take escalator to the venue on the 5th floor, as to shorten waiting time for the elevator in the parking lot.

Suggestion for parking: Sheraton Hotel and Conrad Hotel both provide parking spaces and elevators with direct access to the venue.

Registration Fee

Inter-School Contest: Waived

Individual Contest: $350 per participant, which can be paid by

  1. credit cards through Stripe during online registration;
  2. AlipayHK during online registration; or
  3. entering a prepaid voucher code which can be purchased from MathConcept / KidsConcept Learning Centers (Macau), or Secondary Academy, or
  4. cash along with a written registration form and hand it to “KidsConcept Learning Center, address: Rua de Berlim No.72, Tai Fung Bloco II, G R/C, Macau”.

Note: Due to the regional setting of the charging agency, i to ii will be charged in HKD while iv and v will be charged in MOP.

Registration Date

  • Inter-School Contest:

    1st December 2023 – 19th January 2024

  • Individual Contest:

    22nd January 2024 – 8th February 2024

Quota for each grade is limited, first come first served.

Registration Procedures

Inter-School Contest:Teachers may fill in the online registration form by logging into the inter-school contest registration system. Login details can be found on the invitation letter sent to your school.
Individual Contest:Parents or guardians may fill in the online registration form and complete the payment procedures; OR Download and complete the individual contest registration form and hand it to “Rua de Berlim No.72, Tai Fung Bloco II, G R/C, Macau” along with $350 registration fee.
(Participants of the Inter-School Contest should NOT submit a separate registration entry for Individual Contest. Individual score of these nominated participants will be automatically submitted to compete in the Individual Contest.)
Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration fee is not refundable or transferable.

Admit Card

Teacher in-charge of inter-school contest and participant of individual contest should print out their admit card and check their contest sessions and seat number by logging into the participant portal between 1st March 2024 to 10th March 2024.
If the participant’s personal information on the admit card is inaccurate, please contact the us on or before 15th March 2024, or a service charge of $50 (per item) may apply for any amendment requested after the forementioned date.

Results

Winner list will be announced on 29th May 2024 (12PM) on our website. Teacher in-charge of inter-school contest and participant of individual contest may download their contest report and check their results by logging into participant portal within 90 days starting from 29th May 2024 (12PM).

Award Collection and Award Presentation Arrangements

Arrangements of award collection will be announced on the competition website in May 2024. Arrangements of award presentation will be notified to inter-school contest winners and individual contest winners.

Other Charges

Information Amendment: $50 per item (Details – Admit Card)
Admit Card Printing Services: $50 per item (Details – Admit Card)
Retrieve Report or Reprint Certificate: $50 per item (Details – Results)

General Rules

In any case, anyone failing to meet the terms and rules stated below shall be disqualified. His/her results attained will be cancelled. Registration fee will not be refunded.
  1. During registration, applicant should choose a participant’s grade according to his/her birthyear or current school year (2023/24).
  2. Each student can participate in ONE grade and register ONCE only.
  3. If the contest is rescheduled or cancelled for any reason, registration fees will be deferred. If a participant fails to attend the contest on the reschedule date, his/her application will be withdrawn and registration fee cannot be refunded.
  4. If the participant’s personal information on the admit card is inaccurate, please contact the us via WeChat, SMS or WhatsApp on or before 15th March 2024, or a service charge of $50 (per item) may apply for any amendment requested after the forementioned date.
  5. On the day of the contest, all participants are required to arrive on time with stationery, self-printed admit card and identification document or schooling proofs with photo (e.g. ID, student handbook or student card).
  6. Participants may not leave the contest venue early.
  7. Anyone (including participants) who causes nuisance in the competition venue will be asked to leave the venue or even be disqualified from the competition.
  8. All electronic devices should be switched off in the contest venue. Calculators are not allowed.
  9. Participants are NOT allowed to take away the answer sheet, question booklet or any roughwork sheets.
  10. Any person who would like to lodge an enquiry or dispute against the contest questions or procedures taken during the contest, he/she should report to an invigilator within 15 minutes after the end of the contest.
  11. In case of any disputes, the Organizer’s decision is final.

Terms and condition

  1. MathConceptition has the right to modify the published regulations, events, arrangements or other information. Any changes to the content will be announced on the website. All information is subject to the latest announcement on the Internet.
  2. When Typhoon Warning Signal Pre-No 8 or above/ Black Rainstorm Warning is issued or still in force after 6:30 am, the competition concerned will be postponed, details will be announced through our website.
  3. Once the registration is confirmed, regardless of the reason, registration fee will not be refunded, nor will it be transferred to others or used for other purposes. If the contest is rescheduled or cancelled due to the epidemic, registration fees will be deferred. If a participant fails to attend the contest on the reschedule date, his/her application will be withdrawn and registration fee cannot be refunded.
  4. MathConcept Education reserves the right to use photos or videos taken during the competition and ceremony for promotional activities.
  5. For awarding or recognition arrangements, results of the participants may be sent to the school teacher in-charge.
  6. If a prize runs out of stock or not available due to other circumstances, the Organizer reserves the right to substitute that prize with another item without prior notice.
  7. MathConcept Education reserves the right to suspend, modify or terminate this event and event organizing party or any of these terms and conditions without prior notice.
  8. By submitting an entry in the contest, the participants agree to be bound by the above general rules and terms and conditions. The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify any participant or cancel any award if it believes a breach of these terms and conditions has occurred. No appeals shall be accepted.
In case of any discrepancy between the English version and the Chinese version, the Chinese version shall prevail.

Personal Information Collection Statement

  1. This is a statement to inform you of your rights under the Personal Data Protection Act.
  2. The personal data collected above may be used by MathConcept Education for the following purposes: a. processing your registration or order for services of MathConceptition; b. verifying your identity for access to private contents of MathConceptition’s website or event of MathConceptition or for participating in activities of MathConceptition; c. research and customer survey; d. billing and debt collection; e. dealing with your suggestion, enquiry and complaint; f. communicating with you generally; g. subject to the provisions of the Ordinance to direct market MathConcept Education’s products and services to you.
  3. MathConcept Education will indicate on the forms collecting the personal data from you which of the data requested on such form is mandatory. If you do not supply the mandatory data, MathConcept Education may not be able to supply the products, services or information in relation to which the data is collected.
  4. Your personal data held by MathConcept Education will be kept confidential but MathConcept Education may transfer your personal data to a data processor (e.g. printer, production house or providers of mailing services) engaged by MathConcept Education to process or handle personal data on its behalf, subject to a duty of confidentiality.
You have a right to request access to, and to request correction of their personal data held by MathConcept Education. If you wish to exercise your rights, please contact MathConcept Education’s Data Protection Officer by post to “Rua de Berlim No.72, Tai Fung Bloco II, G R/C, Macau”.

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