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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 Lyn Kovacic (Harrisdale Senior High School).

Announcement of the WA Junior Maths Olympiad (WAJO), 2021:

  • 2021 format: combination of online and paper-based formats.
  • Confirmed Dates:
    • Individual paper: Tuesday, 19 October, 2021 for 100 minutes starting between 2:30pm and 4pm, online at your school
    • Team paper: Saturday, 23 October, 2021 from 9:00am – 12 noon at two venues:
      UWA (for Perth students): in Arts Building centred around Alexander Lecture Theatre (Search for: Alex).
      and at a venue in Bunbury, yet to be confirmed.
  • You need: Pens, pencils, and if you wish, ruler and compass.
  • Special conditions: No calculators. Brains only.
  • Prize Ceremony:
    • Date: Saturday, 23 October 2021
    • Time: 11:15am – 12:15pm
    • Venue: Social Sciences Lecture Theatre, near Hackett Entrance No. 1
      (see campus map - in SEARCH enter: Social Sciences Lecture T
      One selection will come up. Click on it, and a balloon will highlight its location below Car park 3, a good place to park.)

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. In 2021, the Individual paper ran online at school, and the team paper ran in the centres Perth and Bunbury.

WAJO 2021 is now over. WAJO is running again in 2022. Statistics and detailed results of WAJO 2021 are now available. Individual and Team Results were emailed to school contacts early morning Thursday 11 November. Certificates for all students who participated with an accompanying results letter were prepared on Thursday 11 November and posted at the post office on Friday 12 November (Australia Post quote 4 to 5 business days for delivery).

Questions and Solutions for WAJO 2021 are available.

Thank you to everyone who assisted and participated, in the WA Junior Maths Olympiad, held on 19 and 23 October, 2021, 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 2 Nov 2021 06:16
Location:  https://enrichedmaths.maths.uwa.edu.au/wajo