Math Kangaroo Contest looking for students from Grade 1 - 12

By Communications Staff
March 04, 2013

Western's Statistical and Actuarial Sciences Department will be hosting in London part of the international 2013 Math Kangaroo contest. Associate Professor, Dr. Hristo Sendov will be acting as site coordinator for the event.

In 2012, more than 6,000,000 students from grade 1 to grade 12, from 46 countries around the world, participated in the contest.  In Canada, the 2013 Math Kangaroo contest is available in Toronto, Ottawa, Sudbury, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Halifax, Thunder Bay, North Bay, London, Langley, and St. John’s.

The London contest will take place on
Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 11:00 am
Western University, North Campus Building, rooms 114, 117 & 293
Registration is online, on, between January 3, 2013 and March 15, 2013. The registration fee is $16.

On-campus Training Sessions
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Western University, Western Science Centre, Room 240

Students from grade 1 to 10 are invited to participate. The registration is online, from the participant’s account. There is a fee of $5 per session, payable online at the moment of registration.

Time schedule

Grade 1-2, 9:00-10:00
Grade 3-4, 10:15-11:15
Grade 5-6, 11:30-12:30
Grade 7-10, 12:45-1:45

Online training for grade 1 to 10
One session with two alternative dates:
February 23 and March 9, in English
February 24 and March 10, in French

The schedule is available on the website The registration is online from the participant’s account. There is a fee of $5, payable online at the moment of registration.

The two on-campus sessions and the online session are independent and present different practice sets. A student may participate effectively in any or in all of the sessions. For further information,


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