Competition Rules

The Rules of 2017 World Mathematics Team Championship


1.Chinese Society of Optimization, Overall Planning and Economical Mathematics

2.Chinese Society of Optimization, Overall Planning and Economical Mathematics,

3.Committee of Mathematics Education The World of Mathematics and Physics Journal

4.The Committee of Hope Cup Mathematics Competition

5.WMTC Committee


1. 1.To strengthen the understanding and communication among youths from different regions and to help them foster friendships around the world.

2.2.To cultivate the spirit of team work and cooperation among youths.

3.To promote communication and cooperation among mathematicians and mathematics educators from around the globe and to help advance the development of mathematics education. 

4.To cultivate the youth’s interest in mathematics and improve their thinking abilities.

Registration Form



November 22- 26, 2017


Beijing, China


November 22 – All Day:



November 23



– 9:00 am – 11:00 am
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
1:50 pm – 2:30 pm
2:40 pm – 3:10 pm
3:40 pm – 4:20 pm
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Team Leaders/Coaches/Proctors meeting
Opening Ceremony
Individual Round
Relay Round
Team Round
Lecture by Honored Guest and activities


November 24 – All Day

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Beijing Sightseeing
Organizing Committee Meeting



November 25 – All Day

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Beijing Sightseeing
Award Ceremony



November 26

Depart for Home



※ For teams that are coming from long distance away, they may arrive before November 22 or depart after November 26. We will assist in arranging for hotel rooms for them at their own expenses.
Group Divisions 
Junior Level:For participants born after Sep 1, 2005.
Intermediate Level:For participants born after Sep 1, 2002.
Advanced Level: For participants born after Sep 1, 1999.
* Younger participants may participate in higher level.


Team Awards:
In each division, the top 1/3 of the teams are ranked and get trophies and each of the team members gets a gold medal and a certificate. The other 2/3 teams get participation awards.
Individual Awards: In each division, the top 10% scoring individuals get gold medals, the next 20% scoring individuals get silver medals, the next 30% scoring individuals get bronze medals, and the next 40% scoring individuals get merit medals. Each individual gets a corresponding certificate. Individuals are also ranked by scores and each of the top three scoring individuals in each division gets a special trophy and a scholarship to honor his/her ranking.
(1)Team formation:  A team can participate as a country, a region, a city, or as an educational institution such as a school. We will not accept registration for any person as an individual.
(2)(2) Team members:  Each team consists of 6 students plus one team leader.
3Scoring and Rules ,
Individual: 10 minutes each round for 3 rounds
Rounds 1 – 8 problems each round, 2 points per problem, total 16 points 
Rounds 2 – 4 problems each round, 4 points per problem, total 16 points
Rounds 3 – 2 problems each round, 8points per problem, total 16 points
Points count toward team score equal to the average score of 6 members in a team.
Relays: Each team divides into 3 groups with 2 persons in each group 8 minutes each round for 3 rounds
Each round has 2 problems as a set for each group to do relays
For each set, only the answer from the second member of the relays group will be counted 5-minute answers worth 20 points, 8-minute answers worth 15 points. Total possible points for each group is 60
Points count toward team score equal to the average score of 3 groups in a team
Team: 40 minutes to solve 20 problems, 5 points per problem, total 100 points.
Discussion is allowed. Each team submits one answer sheet.
Points count toward team score equal to the total score of the team round.





Points each problem/set points each round

Team Score




40 Mins






24 Mins

20 points/15 points





50 Mins

2 points/4 points/8 points


Language: Chinese & English

Electronic devices such as calculator or computer (including microcomputer) will not be allowed during any of the above rounds.

1Registration fee is US$75 per team member or alternate.
2Expense cost is US$480 per team member. This fee pays for each team member’s meals for 5 days, 4 nights of hotel rooms, transportation (including airport pick up and drop off), sightseeing tours, certificates, medals, trophies, souvenirs, etc. This fee will be charged when the team members arrive in Beijing for registration.
3.  For every full team with 6 participants, one team leader will not be charged for the expense cost. alternatives, another full team registration fee will be charged./火车站接送),观光,纪念品等的费用。参赛费可通过邮局汇寄(见九. 注册步骤)或在报到时交纳。


1.Download the registration form from WMTC official website:www.wmtc-math.netSend the completed registration form through e-mail to
2.The committee of WMTC will send the invitation letter to participating teams after we confirm the teams have decided to participate.
3.Registration ends at: October 15, 2017
4.Any questions can also be e-mailed to, or