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AutoMATHic is an annual national intercolle-


giate mathematics quiz contest hosted by the
University of the Philippines Civil Engineering
Society - UPCES. This event aims to provide ven-

AND GET A ue to engineering students to test their mathe-


matical skills against their peers with the overall
objective of improving the quality of mathematics

CHANCE TO WIN! education especially among engineering schools.


UPCES recognizes that a solid mathematical back-
ground is vital to engineering success.

This year, AutoMATHic 2019, has stepped-


up its game! Champion will now have a CHAMPION P50,000
cash prize of P50,000. Each place will also
have certificates, plaques, and medais. Do 1st PLACER P20,000
you got what it takes to bag the first prize?
Ready your math skills as early as now! 2nd PLACER P10,000
EVENT PROGRAM
6:00 - 8:00 Registration
8:00 - 9:00 Doxology
Welcoming Address
Presentation of Participating Schools
Presentation of Guidelines and Mechanics
9:00 - 11:00 Elimination Round
11:00 - 12:00 Luncheon
12:00 - 12:30 Announcement of Top Scorers
Intermission Number
Presentation of Judges
12:30 - 2:00 Wildcard Round
2:00 - 5:00 Final Round
5:00 - 6:00 Awarding of Certificates to Participating Schools
Awarding of Winners
Closing Remark
REGISTRATION
1) Accomplish the registration form from the link given on the e-mail, to be also posted on our
official facebook page: AutoMATHic
2) Submit the accomplished registration form on the following dates:

Early Bird Registration October 5 to November 30


Regular Regisration December 1 to January 11
Walk-in Registration January 12 - Event Proper

3) Pay atleast 50% of the registration fee, either to be given personally or to be deposited in our
bank account. Photocopy of the deposit slip must be submitted to the registration committee on
or before February 9, 2019, 8am.

Early Bird Registration Regular Registration Walk-in Registration


Rates per Team 1500 1800 2000

4) Wait for confirmation message which will be sent through SMS and email.

5) Early Bird Registration will apply only to those who have submitted accomplished registration
form and paid atleast 50% of the required registration fee.

6) Registration fee is non-refundable.

Bank Account Name: Martin T. Batacan Jr.


Bank Account Number: 005950320892
QUALIFICATIONS
1) All year levels (from 1st year to 5th year students) taking ANY engineering degree program in their
respective school are allowed to join.
2) A valid school ID is required for each contestant and a certification attesting the aforementioned
qualification above (No. 1) must be presented on the day of the registration (authenticated by
respective dean or its corresponding designation)
3) A registration fee is required for each team.

GENERAL GUIDELINES
1) A team must be composed of three (3) members, who will take part in the Elimination round,
Wildcard Round (if necessary), and Final Round. The coverage of the contest is College Algebra,
Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, and Mathematical methods in Engineering (only for both
oral rounds).
2) Each school can have at most two (2) participating teams.
3) The language of the contest is English. All written contest materials will be in English.
4) For consistency and accuracy, intermediate values must not be rounded off. Indicate proper
units as specified in the problem.
5) Final answers must be expressed in two decimal places unless specified. (When the number
to the right of the rounding digit is five (5) to nine (9), round up otherwise retain)
6) Only scientific nonprogrammable calculators are allowed. A list of allowable calculators, released
by the UPLB Mathematics Division, will be issued to the registered participants.
7) The contestants must be at the contest venue 15 minutes before the start of each round.
8) The University of the Philippines Civil Engineering Society Program Committee shall entertain
clarifications regarding the rules of the contest before the start of the competition.
9) The decision of the judges is final and irrevocable.
ELIMINATION ROUND
1) The written examination will serve as the elimination round
that must be taken individually by the team members.
2) There will be three (3) sets of exams depending on the
categories they contain, namely:

Exam Set A: College Algebra and Trigonometry


Exam Set B: Geometry
Exam Set C: Calculus

3) The teams will have to assign one member per exam set upon
registration.
4) Each contestant will be given a set of 20 questions to be
answered within 1 hour and 30 minutes. The questions will be
divided into categories (Easy, Average, and Difficult)
5) Latecomers will be allowed to take the exam, but will not be
given extensions.
6) Misbehavior of contestants during examination as observed
by the proctors is sufficient to the disqualification of the contes-
tant and his/her team.
7) No clarification regarding the set of questions will be
entertained.
8) The top 15 teams who got the highest scores, cummulative
of the score of the team members, will automatically proceed to
the Final Round.
9) Should there be a tie for the 15th slot, all the teams on the
15th slot are qualified to the final round.

WILDCARD ROUND
1) An oral quiz following the elimination round will serve as the
wildcard round. The teams that did not make it to the final round
will participate.
2) The questions will be composed of: College Algebra,
Trigonometry, Geometry, Calculus, and Mathemathical
methods in Engineering.
3) The wildcard round will adapt a sudden death elimination
scheme. A team that answers a question incorrectly will be elim-
inated. A team that answers a question correctly will proceed to
the next question.
4) All teams can start solving the problem the time the
question is asked. The question will be read twice before the
timer starts. Answer boards will be raised right after the tone
has been sounded off. Final answers should include correct units
and 2 decimal places.
5) A maximum of 5 remaining teams and minimum of 1
remaining team will advance to the final round.
6) If all the teams answer incorrectly, the question will be
considered void. The round wil continue until atleast 1 or at most
5 teams remain.
FINAL ROUND
1) The final phase of the competition will be an oral quiz.

2) Immediate disqualificatio shall be imposed to the


contestant who failed to appear 15 minutes before the start
of this round. Each question will be read twice by the quiz
master and answer will be written in the board provided.

3) The question will be composed of: College Algebra,


Trigonometry, Geometry, Calculus, and Mathematical
Methods in Engineering.

4) Final round will be divided into three: easy, average, and


difficult round.

EASY AVERAGE DIFFICULT


Number of questions 10 5 5
Time to Answer 15s 30s 60s
POINTING SYSTEM
Correct +2 +3 +5
Wrong 0 -1 -3
No Answer 0 0 -2

5) There will be a bonus question composed of logic prob-


lems such as abstract reasoning every round. It will merit
three points for every correct answer and no deduction
for wrong or no answer. Contestants will be given 10s to
answer the bonus question.

6) All teams can start solving the problem the time the
question is asked. The question will be read twice before the
timer starts. Answer boards will be raised right after the tone
has been sounded off. Final answers should include correct
units and 2 decimal places.

7) Any inquiry regarding the questions or answers will be en-


tertained only before the reading of the next question and
the decision of the judges is final and irrevocable.

8) The team gathering the highest score after three rounds


will be declared as champions.

9) In case of tie for the top positions, a Clincher Round will


automatically proceed.

10) The first team to answer three (3) questions correctly will
win the position contested.
FOR INQUIRIES
ADDRESS
Civil Engineering Departent, UP Los Banos, Laguna

CONTACT DETAILS
FRANCIS AUGUSTUS A. PASCUA
Activity Head
fapascua2@up.edu.ph
09156090057

KRISTELLE A. RAMIREZ
Activity Head
karamirez@up.edu.ph
09423170721

REIN KEINJIE A. PEREZ


Administrative Records Keeper, UPCES
raperez3@up.edu.ph
094554520533

executivecommittee@upces.org
automathic@upces.org
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