The University of West Georgia will hold its 47th Annual Math Day on Friday, March 9th, 2018.

 Math Day is sponsored by the UWG Department of Mathematics

  • High School Registration

    Registration Form

    Each school can bring in a maximum of 16 students, 4 for each subject level.

    Registration will be closed on Friday February 23, or when 250 students have been registered--whichever happens first.

    You will have an opportunity to make substitutions on your roster when you check in on-site at Math Day; however you will not be able to add additional students on-site.

    If you have any questions, feel free to email Dr. David Leach at 

  • Schedule of Events

    Time Event Location
    9:00 am - 9:30 am  Registration Campus Center Ballroom
    9:30 am - 10:00 am  Welcome Campus Center Ballroom
    10:00 am - 11:30 am  Student Individual Tests and Team Problem Solving Campus Center Ballroom
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm  Lunch Break**  
    12:45 pm - 1:05 pm Presentation or Video Campus Center Ballroom
    1:05 pm - 1:10 pm  Announcement of Kittel Scholarship winner Campus Center Ballroom
    1:15 pm - 2:00 pm  Team Ciphering Campus Center Ballroom
    2:00 pm- 2:15 pm  Winners Announced Campus Center Ballroom
    • Time: 9:00 am - 9:30 am 
      Event: Registration
      Location: Campus Center Ballroom

    • Time: 9:30 am - 10:00 am 
      Event: Welcome
      Location: Campus Center Ballroom

    • Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am 
      Event: Student Individual Tests and Team Problem Solving
      Location: Campus Center Ballroom

    • Time: 11:30 am - 12:45 pm 
      Event: Lunch Break**

    • Time: 12:45 pm - 1:05 pm
      Event: Presentation or Video
      Location: Campus Center Ballroom

    • Time: 1:05 pm - 1:10 pm 
      Event: Announcement of Kittel Scholarship winner
      Location: Campus Center Ballroom

    • Time: 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm 
      Event: Team Ciphering
      Location: Campus Center Ballroom

    • Time: 2:00 pm- 2:15 pm 
      Event: Winners Announced
      Location: Campus Center Ballroom

     **You can eat lunch at the campus dining facilities - Z6 or the new East Commons Dining Hall adjacent to Boyd Building.

  • Ciphering Rules (New for 2018)


    1. Each school plays as a single team and will hand in a single answer sheet for each question.
    2. You'll have one minute or 90 seconds per problem.
    3. If there are multiple parts, you must put all your answers on ONE sheet and give it to an official. (Hint: Different team members may need to work on different parts.)
    4. When time is called, finish writing and hand in your answer.
    5. No calculators, phones, or computers allowed.
    6. Fractions and square roots must be reduced; no negative exponents; no decimal answers.
    7. A tie-breaker problem, if needed, will be given at the end.
  • Campus Map
  • Prizes
    Students will receive certificates in the individual competition.

    In the Problem-Solving Competition, teams will receive certificates.

    Certificates will also be given to the top three schools in the team ciphering competition.
  • Undergraduate Math Contest
    The Department of Mathematics has organized a math competition for UWG undergraduate students.  It is held as part of Math Day, March 9th, 2018.

    Who:  All UWG undergraduate students are invited to participate in the competition.  A minimal background in mathematics is needed.
    When: March 9th, 2018, 11am-12pm
    Where: Boyd 304
    Prizes: Awarded to top scorers;
                1st Place: $100 cash
                2nd Place: $75 cash
                3rd - 6th Place: $50 bookstore gift card
    * The bookstore gift cards are redeemable at the University Bookstore.
    * Prizes will be announced at the close of Math Day activities, Campus Center Ballroom, at 2pm.

    Registration: Send an email with your student ID to Dr. Jeong-Hyun Kang at

    Deadline for Registration: March 7th, 2018.

    For further information, please contact Dr. Kang at


Math Day 2017 Results