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ELMACON 2020 will take place on May 9th


ELMACON 2020 and the preparation session scheduled for March 14th have been CANCELLED due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.



Preparation Sessions


Ahead of the contest, PIMS will again be running two preparation sessions for interested ELMACON competitors. These preparation sessions last for two hours and are free.


At each session, questions from past exams will be used to teach mathematical techniques useful for the competition. The sessions are open to anyone and will give students a taste of what the competition will be like.



Session 1: Saturday February 1st 10am-12pm


The following question sheets were used during the session


At the end of the session, the following questions were set as part of a prize draw to win entry to the entry to ELMACON 2020. Please read the instructions on the second page of the document and send your answers to elmacon@pims.math.ca by February 15th. Entries with the most correct answers will be entered into a prize draw and one student from each grade will win a free entry to ELMACON 2020.



Session 2: CANCELLED!! - Saturday March 14th 10am-12pm


Because of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, we have decided to cancel this preparation session. Instead, the materials which were to be used at the preparation session will be posted here soon.