ACADEMIC CHALLENGE CUP
Gifted Resource Council sponsors Academic Challenge Cup, a series of friendly academic competitions in math and creative problem solving for St. Louis area students.
The games all have one thing in common: they teach children how to think, not what to think.
Students in grades 2nd – 8th
Monday, Feb. 27th – Thursday, March 2nd
University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL)
$90 per team of five.
More information is available at the GRC office
Call – 314.962.5920
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grades 6, 7 – 8 (Feb. 27)
Grades 3, 4, 5 (Feb. 28)
Grades 3, 4, 5 (Mar. 1)
A game of creative math that provides players with practice in arithmetic operations and assists in developing an understanding of number concepts, number systems, factors and primes, order of operations, and simple algebraic equations.
Equations players compete against people from other teams in several rounds. The five team members’ scores are calculated collectively to determine team winners.
Download a copy of the 2023 Equations rules.
Grades 2 – 4 (Mar. 2)
This competition requires no advanced preparation other than practice in creative problem-solving and working as a team.
Creative Convention teams of five work together to develop, design and construct a solution to a lifestyle problem; teams are scored on teamwork and creative problem-solving.
Students learn to compete with the help of teachers and parents who coach interested students by playing the game and providing strategic tips.
Free workshops are available for parents and teachers to learn the challenging games of Academic Challenge Cup. To take a workshop, please call the GRC Office at (314) 962-5920 to register.
Academic Challenge Cup 2023
Registration for Academic Challenge Cup is currently closed.