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Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO)

This page is maintained by the Western Australian Mathematical Olympiads Committee:
Dr Greg Gamble (WA State Director, AMOC), Prof. Michael Giudici (Chair, Organising C'tee, UWA),
Prof. Cheryl Praeger (UWA), Dr Alice Devillers (UWA),
Dr Miccal Matthews (UWA), Adjunct A/Prof. Phill Schultz (UWA),
Adjunct A/Prof. Jamie Simpson (Curtin Univ.), Dr Elena Stoyanova (School Curriculum & Standards Authority),
Mr Mark White (Perth Modern School), Ms Monique Ellement (All Saints' College).

Announcement of the WA Junior Maths Olympiad (WAJO), 2020:

  • 2020 format: combination of online and paper-based formats.
  • Confirmed Dates:
    • Individual paper: Monday, 26 October, 2020 from 3:00pm – 5pm
    • Team paper: Tuesday, 27 October, 2020 from 3:00pm – 4pm
  • Where: At your school.
  • You need: Pens, pencils, and if you wish, ruler and compass.
  • Special conditions: No calculators. Brains only.
  • Prize Ceremony:
    • Date: Wednesday, 4 November 2020
    • Time: 4pm – 5pm
    • Venue: Social Sciences Lecture Theatre

From 2015 to 2018, we ran the competition simultaneously out of 3 centres: Perth, Bunbury and Karratha. In 2019, it ran in the centres Perth and Bunbury. In 2020, it ran online and at school with schools in Perth, Geraldton, Australind and Bunbury participating.

WAJO 2020 is now over. It's too early to say how it will run in 2021, except that it will be at around the same time (near the last Saturday in November). Statistics and detailed results of WAJO 2020 are now available. Individual and Team Results were emailed to school contacts on Monday 16 November in the morning, Certificates for all students who participated with an accompanying letter were prepared on Wednesday 18 November, and in the university mail system first thing on Thursday 19 November morning.

Questions and Solutions for WAJO 2020 are now available.

Thank you to everyone who assisted and participated, in the WA Junior Maths Olympiad, held online on 26 and 27 October, 2020, and helped to make it the success it was.

The competition is targeted at the Year 9 Level, and is open to Year 9 (and younger) Students. There are Year 9 and Year 8 Prizes awarded.
There's a Statement by a Supplier in the name of the WA Mathematical Olympiads Committee should you need it when organising payment for your registrations:

Note. We do not charge copyright for any materials on this site, when used for educational purposes. All we ask is that you acknowledge their source: WAJO (Western Australian Junior mathematics Olympiad).

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Past WA Junior Maths Olympiads (including Questions and Solutions)

Major Prizes (named for sponsors)

Other sponsors

There are prizes for second and third best in each of the first four categories, and also many merit prizes.

Though not related to the WAJO, the Phill Schultz Prize and the occasional Special WA Mathematical Olympiads Committee Award are awarded at the Presentation Ceremony at the closing of the WAJO.

Contact us ...

We have set up a WAJO participants list. You may subscribe for your school by entering your details at here.

The WAJO participants list is a moderated list to eliminate spamming. Its intended use is to disseminate announcements directly to Heads of School Mathematics Departments (in particular) or others who will be interested in or involved in the organising of school teams for the WA Junior Maths Olympiad. It is expected that email to this list will be limited to the couple of months before each olympiad.



Last updated 14 Aug 2020 13:34
Location:  https://enrichedmaths.maths.uwa.edu.au/wajo