SIMOC 2017

Singapore International Math Olympiad Challenge (SIMOC) is a unique concept of mathematics competition which not only tests your ability to solve mathematical problems on paper but also tests your ability to work as a team to play interactive mathematical games and solve puzzles. This international competition is open to Year 2 to Year 11 Malaysian students who have won Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards (Individual Category) in Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad (SASMO).

Date

14-17 July 2017, Friday to Monday

Format & Awards

Only for Year 2 to Year 11 students where Team Malaysia Year 10&11 students will be in the same group. It consists of three categories: 1 individual written Math Olympiad Contest and 2 team-based challenges – Maths Warriors Competition and Mind Sports Challenge.

Part 1 – Math Olympiad Contest (Individual) 

Math Olympiad Contest is an individual written test. The contest consists of 9 differentiated levels. The duration of the contest is 90 minutes and every paper consists of 25 questions.

  • Section A – 15 Multiple Choice Questions
    (2 points for correct answer, 0 points for unanswered question, penalty point (deduct 1 point) for wrong answer)
  • Section B – 10 Open-ended Questions
    (4 points for correct answer, No penalty point for wrong answer)

Awards

  • Perfect Score Award
  • Gold Award
  • Silver Award
  • Bronze Award

Part 2 – Maths Warriors Competition (Team based) 

Math Warriors is a game that tests student’s ability to do mental sums as well as strategic thinking. There is also an element of chance involved which makes the game even more exciting.

Forming Teams

Students will be grouped into a team of 3 and placed into their division by SIMOC organisers. Each team will be comprised of a member from a different country and as much as possible a different grade within the same division.

Each student will join 2 partners from different grades and countries to compete in one of 3 divisions:

  • Lower Division(Grade 2 to 4)
  • Middle Division (Grade 5 to 7)
  • Upper Division(Grade 8 to 10/11)
How to play Maths Warriors?

Download Rules & Strategies

Video Tutorial:

Awards

  • Gold Team Award (1 team awarded)
  • Silver Team Award  (3 teams awarded)
  • Bronze Award (4 teams awarded)
  • Honourable Mention (8 teams award)

Part 3 – Mind Sports Challenge (Team based) 

This is a one hour activity where each team (same team as Maths Warriors), will be given 10 IQ logic questions in a booklet and 4 hands on puzzles to solve.

Awards

  • Gold Team Award (1 team awarded)
  • Silver Team Award  (3 teams awarded)
  • Bronze Award (4 teams awarded)
  • Honourable Mention (8 teams award)