Competition and Awards are held each year at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS)
General Competition Information:
1. Competition times:
Testing begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.
Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.
Competition ends at 1:00 p.m.
2. Awards Ceremony agenda:
Awards will be the following Friday AFTER the competition date each year.
2:00-3:00 pm Olympiad Solutions
3:00-3:45 pm Lecture given by Alexander Soifer
4:00-5:30 pm Presentation of Awards
5:30 pm Reception hosted by Alexander Soifer
3. Pre-registration Information:
Pre-registration will be available beginning in January each year. Registration is ongoing and is OPEN until the day of the test.
Non-registered students may still participate in the competition.
In order to pre-register students, please provide the following information in an email to Margie at firstname.lastname@example.org:
School mailing address
Grade level of student
Teacher/Mentor phone number
Teacher/Mentor email address
3. Testing Information:
CMO is an individual test
CMO is open to all middle and high school students
CMO is an essay-type test consisting of (5) problems
Students may bring: calculators, compasses and/or straight edge rulers
UCCS will provide: graphing paper, pencils and scratch paper
Students will be given folders which will include: a campus map, scratch paper, pencil, and an Awards Ceremony announcement.
Schools must have a designated meeting location and time for participants leaving before 1 p.m. and for students being picked up by parents. Please note: students will not be tested by schools; students are assigned to testing rooms, randomly.
Registration/Check-in (8:00 a.m.) and Check-Out (after student completes test) is required in the University Center, Berger Hall- this will be a central meeting location for questions, emergencies, etc. Testing will be held in the Gallogly Event Center.