State Match

Connecticut State Association of Math Leagues (CSAML) brings together the Capital Area, Eastern, Fairfield County, Middlesex County, and Greater New Haven math leagues. Each year it hosts the Connecticut State Math Meet.

For practice questions from past Connecticut State Math Meets, please see here.

The 2023 state math meet will take place on Tuesday, April 4th, using the FCML “In-School” format. For details of this FCML format, please see here. (Please note that there are no B-teams in the state math match. All timing of the 2023 state match will be exactly as in the FCML in-school matches.)

Date and Location
For the date and time of this year’s state match, please see here.

The top half of schools in each league qualify for the state meet.

The state meet consists of three divisions: small schools, medium schools, and large schools.
Small schools are schools with fewer than 600 students in grades 10, 11, and 12.
Medium schools are schools with between 600 and 1000 students in grades 10, 11, and 12.
Large schools are schools with more than 1000 students in grades 10, 11, and 12.

Team sizes
Small schools: 6 students
Medium schools: 6 students
Large schools: 8 students
Note: there are no B-teams at the state match.

Students on the team
Small and medium schools: Each team has a maximum of three seniors and a maximum of five juniors and seniors combined.
Large schools: Each team has a maximum of three seniors and a maximum of six juniors and seniors combined.
Middle-school students are allowed if they take a math course at the high school on whose team they propose to take part.

Six individual rounds, no calculator or other technology allowed.
Three questions on each round.
Each student takes three rounds.
The team round is 10 minutes, no calculator.
Small and medium schools must enter three students in each individual round; large schools must enter four students in each individual round.

Individual rounds: Q1: 1 point; Q2: 2 points; Q3: 3 points
Team round: Small and medium schools: 3 points for each question; Large schools: 4 points for each question

Round 1: Arithmetic and Number Theory
Round 2: Algebra I
Round 3: Geometry
Round 4: Algebra II
Round 5: Analytic Geometry
Round 6: Trig and Complex Numbers

For recent Connecticut State Math Meet questions, please see here.