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XXI International Math Kangaroo Competition


Registration for math Kangaroo will end on December 31st. Register by December 25th to avoid the late fee!

Grades 1-12

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Math Kangaroo 2018 Registration Instructions

Math Kangaroo Day
Thursday, March 15, 2018
(in Guam: Friday, March 16, 2018)

Enrollment: Now until December 15th. Nonrefundable registration fee: $20 (the same for 20 years!).

Late enrollment: December 16th – December 31st Nonrefundable late registration fee: $35.

Registration link: https://app.donorview.com/XPqA

If families request financial assistance they need to contact us with the proof of financial hardship at finance@mathkangaroo.org before they register.

Math Kangaroo 2017 Highlights

  • 75 minute multiple choice test
  • 24 questions (grades 1-4), 30 questions (grade 5-12)
  • Most questions are word problems; they are chosen by The International Math Kangaroo Committee annually.
  • Any student qualifies who can read and work independently at one's school grade level.
  • Each registered student has free access to online video solutions for questions from previous years.
  • Each participant receives a T-shirt, a certificate and a gift on the test day.
  • Top awards include all-expense-paid international summer camps and college grants.

XXth International Math Kangaroo Competition was held on March 16, 2017. Math Kangaroo questions emphasize logic, critical reasoning and creative problem solving. OMC is proud to be the first center to bring this special event to Orlando. We hope that everyone had a great time. We look forward to reaching more students in 2018.


Last year Winners

1.Nikhil Katiyar
Florida State winner
1st place, level 3
National: 4th place, level 3
Pride Elementary School
Hillsborough County, FL

4.Brian Lee 
National: 11th place
Tampa Palm Elementary School
Hillsborough County, FL  


2.Adwaith Praveen
Florida State winner
2nd place, level 3
National: 12th place, level 3
Tampa Palms  Elementary School
Hillsborough County, FL

5.Amal Francis Papali
National: 18th place
Seminole Science Charter School
Seminole County, FL  

3.Kateryna Simachova
Florida State Winner
2nd Place, Level 1
National: 15th  place, Level 3
Cypress Woods Elementary School
Pinellas County, FL


Math Kangaroo Poster Competition

We invite STUDENTS and ADULTS to create a poster for the upcoming XXI Math Kangaroo in USA competition

Click on the link below to see already submitted entries


Deadline for submitting posters:

  • April 16 th 2017.

Information about the competition that could be included in the poster:

  • XXI Math Kangaroo Competition in USA for students in grades 1 through 12.
  • Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018.
  • Registration: September 15, 2017 till December 15, 2017 at www.mathkangaroo.org.
  • Facts: All students are given recognition and gifts for participation. Over 6 million students participate in Math Kangaroo competition worldwide.
  • Excitement: math eye catching image to capture average student attention.
  • Website: www.mathkangaroo.org.
  • Contact email: info@mathkangaroo.org.

Poster’s format:

  • Only electronic poster entries will be accepted and displayed.
  • Only JPG or GIF files are allowed.
  • Posters should be at least of 300 dpi. Color and creativity is encouraged.
  • Submitted posters should be named as follows: Student_Grade_State_City_Name.jpg (or gif.) if you are a student up to senior class in high school or only Adult_State_City_Name.jpg if you are above high school level.
  • After creating your poster send email to Joanna Matthiesen at posters@mathkangaroo.org with your name, grade, city, state and poster attached. The author of the winning entry will be contacted by email and also might be asked to make minor changes to his/her poster.
  • Only one poster entry is allowed per person – multiple entries are not accepted.
  • Not allowed in poster submissions: Images of calculators or anything copied or “cut-pasted” from other websites.
  • Note: All US residents are eligible to participate in 2017 Math Kangaroo Poster even if do not participate in the Math Kangaroo Competitions.


  • Main Prize: $250 Amazon gift card.
  • The winner’s poster will be featured in 2018 Math Kangaroo printed resources.
  • The winning design will be distributed to all participating states in the United States: schools, libraries, municipalities and businesses.
  • The national winner will be recognized in May at XX Math Kangaroo Annual Award Ceremony in the state of residence (if such takes place), in the Math Kangaroo Bulletin, and acknowledged on the Math Kangaroo internet homepage.

You can download the instructions from here too.

Here Are Some Previous Years’ Posters