M.A.T.H. Bowl

Elementary M.A.T.H. Bowl

The competition will be made up of four rounds with a maximum of five different team members competing in each round. Each round shall consist of eight multiple-choice questions, varying in difficulty. The competition will be based on The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics publication Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics. This includes thirteen curriculum standards. Any student enrolled in grades 4-6 is eligible to compete on that school’s team. Schools may select their teams in any manner and with any additional criteria they choose.




Rosters are no longer being collected through the online submission form due to the changes being made to M.A.T.H. Bowl in response to the coronavirus. Coaches will receive more information once plans are finalized.


M.A.T.H. Coach Handbook
Indiana Academic Mathematics Standards
Subject Teaching Videos
Academic Competition Product Order Form
Recruitment Poster
NEW! Coach Webinar Recordings:
Contest Structure
2020 Contest Content
Coach Webinar PowerPoint

NEW! M.A.T.H Bowl Practice Questions
Each previous contest has been posted with
answers included on the question page
as well as on a separate page.
Both versions are PDF only.

2014 Area:
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2014 Invitational:
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2017 Area:
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2017 Invitational:
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Statewide Results:
Blue Class
Green Class
Orange Class
Red Class
Yellow Class

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Important M.A.T.H. Bowl Dates

Hosting Invitationals

M.A.T.H. Bowl Invitationals are local competitions that schools host as a way to practice for the Area competition. Invitationals are NOT a requirement. If you are interested in hosting an invitational, download the question order form.

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Academic Coach
of the Year

Anyone who serves as an academic coach during the school year is eligible for this award, and can be nominated by their principal, another coach, coordinator or volunteer. One academic coach from each level of competition (elementary, middle/junior and senior) is recognized at our annual Academic Coaches Conference.

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In order to participate in Department of Student Programs (DSP) sponsored academic competitions, cheer competitions, Student Day at the Legislature, MLK Essay contest, and any other DSP programs, schools must maintain a current membership in DSP.

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