Important Announcement for 24th Annual International Contest on March 1st to 3rd, 2024

Spirit of Math
24th International Math Contest

Contest Date: March 1st to 3rd, 2024

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Spirit of Math Presents
International Spirit of Math Contest – 24th Edition



Dear Students, Parents & Guardians,

The International Spirit of Math Contest is open to ALL students in grades 1 to 6.

Please note that students currently registered in Spirit of Math from grades 1 – 4 will automatically be registered  and write the contest during the class time on the week of Lesson 24. Please reach out to your Campus Principal for further information.  


The Spirit of Math Contest Team

Dear Educators,

This contest is a tremendous opportunity for students who are passionate about mathematics to compete with like-minded peers. We welcome you to invite your students to write the Spirit of Math International Contest online at anytime during the day of the contest. We value your support for encouraging registrations in this exciting and very challenging event.

We look forward to having your students participate in this exciting and engaging opportunity. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to get in touch by email or call at +1(416) 223-1985.


The Spirit of Math Team

Contest Details

Rules & Overview of the contest

Contest Rules:
  1. The contest is multiple-choice with four choices for each question.
  2. Each question answered correctly is worth one mark, and the sum of the correct answers is the score.
  3. Marks are not taken off for wrong answers.
  4. No calculators or other counting tools are allowed.

GRADES 1 & 2

The contest is composed of 20 questions. The contestants will have 30 minutes to write the contest.

GRADES 3 & 4

The contest is composed of 30 questions. The contestants will have 45 minutes to write the contest.

GRADES 5 & 6

The contest is composed of 40 questions. The contestants will have 60 minutes to write the contest.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the contest?

The contest is 30 minutes long for grades 1 and 2, 45 minutes long for grades 3 and 4, 60 minutes for grades 5 and 6.  

What is the cost to enrol a child in the contest?

It costs $15 CAD per child to write at a Spirit of Math campus. If the contest is offered at your school, prices may vary.

Who can participate?

The International Spirit of Math Contest is open to ALL students in Grades 1-6 whether or not they are registered at Spirit of Math. It can be written at most Spirit of Math Campus or at your local school worldwide.

How can my child/student prepare for the contest?

To set up your children for success, we highly recommend the following preparation:

  • Past contest paper along with answers and solutions can be downloaded at
  • Students are also encouraged to visit our Virtual Practice Center for additional preparation. Students can engage in courses with video lessons and quizzes and test their knowledge by attempting past contests. This website contains both free and premium content.

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Can I cancel my child registrations for the contest?

Yes, you may cancel your child’s registration at anytime.  However, please note refunds will not be provided for any cancellation.

About the Contest

The International Spirit of Math Contest is presented by Spirit of Math®, the global leader in math enrichment for high-performing students and teacher training for over 30 years.

With more than 30 years of success and over 11,000 students enrolled in over 40 campuses across Canada, USA, and Pakistan, Spirit of Math® is changing the equation for math minds around the world. From our after-school classes, contests and camps, to our expanding series of math workbooks and training for educators, Spirit of Math is influencing the way math is viewed and taught globally.

Since 1992, our students have been consistently placed on national and international mathematics honour rolls, and our alumni have obtained scholarships from some of the world’s top universities.

Held globally, the International Spirit of Math Contest gives students from grades 1 to 6 the opportunity to prepare, apply, and showcase their knowledge on the global stage. The contest provides an opportunity for students to have fun and to develop their mathematical problem-solving abilities.

Know More about Spirit of Math

Held for the first time in 1999, the Spirit of Math Contest was initially offered to grades 1 through 4 Spirit of Math students only.

Since 1999, Spirit of Math has tested the abilities of children globally, through a series of problem solving questions, giving them the chance to put their skills on display, take home a medal, and get their name listed on the Spirit of Math National Honour Roll!

With an increasing number of students participating each year, Spirit of Math students earned 1,550 placements on national and international math competition Honour Rolls for 2015.

In 2018, the contest was opened to non-Spirit of Math students from all over Canada and Pakistan. Amongst all the grades 1 to 4 students that wrote the contest, more than 2,500 students earned placements on the Honour Roll.

In 2019, the 20th Annual Spirit of Math International Contest was written by students in Canada, Pakistan and USA.

Let’s bring the brightest minds together and let them shine all around the world.

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