General Information


Awards will be based on the FINAL TOTAL SCORES of all participating schools. The student with the highest cumulative score for each school will receive an individual award. High scoring individuals from all participating schools will also receive an award. A plaque for the best scoring teams in each grade and division will be awarded to the schools with the highest team scores of all participating schools.

To Join Sigma

The membership fee can be found on the registration form. New membership includes a FREE COPY of the previous years’ tests and solutions along with the contests and solutions for the current competing year. When you enroll, you will receive a complete set of tests and answers for grades 6 - 7 - 8 or 7 - 8 - 9 or for grade 9 only. Contests occur 5 times during the school year at approximately the following times:

  • Contest 1: Third week of October
  • Contest 2: First week of December
  • Contest 3: Second week of January
  • Contest 4: Last week of February
  • Contest 5: First week of April

All school calendars are slightly different. If a competition date conflicts with a school's calendar, those schools will be allowed to give the contest a week earlier or a week later than the indicated dates. The dates for next year are on the registration form.

Registration Protocol

Some schools or school districts require that a purchase order be issued before they receive an invoice from us. Please check the procedure for your situation. You may need to complete a request form from your business clerk.


Thank you for taking time to read this. We hope you will provide your students with a unique problem - solving experience this school year by completing the REGISTRATION FORM. Print the registration form from this web site, complete the form and mail or email it to the address at the bottom of the form.

We look forward to working with you and your students through Sigma.