September - December 15th:
Registration of participants on
www.mathkangaroo.org. Registration at the registered
centers/schools is possible. Registration fee is $20. For
financial assistance contact
January 1 - January 10: Late
registration with greater registration fee: $35 - subject to
December 21: All lists of the students
registered at schools where enrollment is limited to the
school community are entered to our database by those
centers managers or sent to our office at
All payments are in by January 1st; late payments need to be
communicated to email@example.com.
February 2 (not earlier, please): Each Math Kangaroo
Manager can download her/his participants list from the
password guarded Manager Page.
If you prefer receiving your list in an excel form from our
send e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org early in January.
During the first week of February after verifying with
Manager Page: Each
Manager sends e-mail to the families of the registered
students with reminder about the date, time, place of the
competition and the manager's contact. Please do not
send that e-mail in January when the lists maybe not
finalized yet. If assistance with the e-mail is needed, please contact
us at email@example.com
and we will be glad to help with the task as well. That helps with
eliminating discrepancies possible during the enrollment.
In January State Directors are identified from whom Math
would receive things for the competition day. The State
Directors introduce themselves to the Centers Managers and
verify delivery addresses during the month of January.
March 1 - March 10: packages with
T-shirts and gifts for the participants, the competition
questions and answer cards are sent to the participating
centers. Managers are requested to verify the contents
of the packages promptly and to communicate any
discrepancies no later than on March 10 to their State
Names of the participants are available on
Manager Page as soon as their payment is recorded in Math
Kangaroo database and until the winners are announced in May.
Before or on the Math Kangaroo Day:
Managers make sure that each participant uses and returns
her/his answer card.
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At the places where the competition starts
after four o'clock and there is just one session of the test
all the participants are advised to take the questions
papers home after the test. At all other places the managers
need to make sure that neither question paper nor any notes
are taken outside the competition room. They need to be
returned to the participants on the following days. Please
consider asking your participants t bring large envelopes
(with their names on) for their papers at the centers where
the competition stars early or your have more than one
Thursday or Friday morning after the test: All
answer forms are in mail to Math Kangaroo in USA
Headquarters in pre-addressed
envelopes which are provided with the answer cards. If
the envelope is lost use the address in Lisle provided to
Answers not delivered to the headquarters
within 5 days after the test will not be scored for result.
March: Local Managers send
congratulation e-mail to the participants and inform parents
of the absent students how/when to claim their packages.
REGISTERED STUDENTS WHO DO NOT ATTEND THE
COMPETITION CLAIM THEIR PACKAGES FROM THE LOCAL LEADERS in
March and April only - in person if possible.
May 1: Information about National
Winners is sent to the Leaders. Leaders send congratulations
e-mail to the winners and inform when and where awards can be
claimed in the end of May or in June. THE ACTUAL RESULTS ARE
NOT DISCLOSED UNTIL THE AWARDS CEREMONY.
May 1 - May 8: Packages with
diplomas and awards are sent to the the State Awards Gala
organizers or to the managers in states where statewide
ceremony does not take place.
National Winners list is
published on www.mathkangaroo.org
after the awards ceremonies take place in all participating
states. Answer keys are available on our web page four weeks
after the Math Kangaroo Day. At the same time suggested
solutions set is sent for each participant to the
May: Awards Moments take
place at Math Kangaroo Centers across USA. Feedback and
reports on time volunteered are sent to
Reimbursement for expenses needs to be requested in by the end
Families of the winners who could not attend
the awards ceremonies need to claim their awards from their
local mangers by June 1 - in person if possible.