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2013 Metrobank-MTAP-DepEd Math Challenge

The Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI), Mathematics Teachers Association of the Philippines (MTAP), and the Department of Education (DepEd) will hold the 2013 Metrobank-MTAP-DepEd Math Challenge from January to April 2013.

The overall objective of the competition is to contribute in improving the quality of Mathematics Education in the Philippines. Specifically it aims to:
  1. awaken greater interest in Mathematics among elementary school pupils and high school students from both public and private schools nationwide;
  2. encourage them to strive for excellence in Mathematics;
  3. encourage mastery of basic mathematical skills;
  4. discover mathematical talents among them;
  5. develop the values of hardwork, perseverance, honesty, teamwork, and sportsmanship; and
  6. provide them with opportunities in leadership and cooperative undertaking.
2013 Metrobank MTAP DepEd Math Challenge

In the Elimination and Division Level Competition, elementary school pupils and high school students nationwide will participate in this competition. To enable a team or individual to become the first place winner in the Regional Finals and to qualify in the National Finals, they must meet the hurdle rate established by the National Steering Committee.

The Division Mathematics Supervisors shall be in-charge of the preparation, implementation and documentation of the Eliminations and Division Finals Competition including preparation of the program and fielding of qualified officials to serve as judges, proctors and hosts/quizmasters. He/She will also be responsible for settling all questions, including protests, which may arise in the course of the competition, or a panel of advisers may be formed by the respective schools division/city superintendents (SDSs).



In the Regional Finals, Grade VI and Fourth Year High School students may participate in the regional and national levels. The Regional Mathematics Supervisor shall be in-charge of the preparation, implementation and documentation of Regional Finals including preparation of program, designation of judges, proctors, correctors for the individual competition and hosts/quizmasters. The MTAP representative will assist in facilitating this stage of the competition, both in the individual and team competitions. He/She will also be responsible for settling all questions, including protests, which may arise in the course of the competition.

In the National Finals, the qualifications in determining the ten (10) National Finalists for both individual and team competitions in the elementary and secondary levels are the following:
  1. Top scorers for both Categories A and B in the National Capital Region (NCR);
  2. Top scorer in each geographical area (Rest of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao); and
  3. Remaining five (5) top scorers across all regions.
All DepEd officials including school heads (HSs) and Mathematics teachers are requested to actively campaign and enjoin support for the competition of all public and private schools in the country through the issuance of a memorandum, to ensure maximum participation.

The participating parties shall shoulder expenses from the elimination round at the school level competition to the regional level competition. Participants from private schools shall make arrangements for their expenses with their school heads.

At the national level, the Metrobank Foundation Inc. (MBFI) will finance the transportation expenses, accommodation and meal allowance of the national finalists together with their coaches. MBFI shall also provide the awards for the winners from the Division Finals (medals) to the regional and national finals (cash prizes, medals and trophies), as well as cash incentives for the coaches of regional and national finalists.

The following documents and forms are contained in the Enclosures for reference:
  1. Enclosure No. 1 - Guidelines including Contest Schedules (MMC Document No. 1)
  2. Enclosure No. 2 - Contest Mechanics (MMC Document No. 2)
  3. Enclosure No. 3 - Registration Form (MMC Form No. 1)
  4. Enclosure No. 4 - Summary of Participants (MMC Form No. 2)
Separate guidelines will be issued for the National Capital Region (NCR) competition.

In case of conflict in schedule with other DepEd activities, the DepEd division and regional offices are advised to assign appropriate persons to administer the tests at the division and/or regional levels on the scheduled dates.

Participation of both public and private schools shall be subject to the no 
disruption-of-classes policy as stipulated in DepEd Order No. 9, s. 2005 entitled "Instituting
Measures to Increase Engaged Time-on-Task and Ensuring Compliance Therewith."

For more information, all concerned participants may contact Sr. Iluminada C. Coronel, f.m.m., President, Mathematics Teachers Association of the Philippines (MTAP), No. 39 Oxford St. corner Columbia St., Cubao, Quezon City at telefax no.: (02) 912-5249 or send her a message through email address: iccoronel_mtaphil@yahoo.com or the MTAP Office at telephone no.: (02) 709-0447, or the MBFI Secretariat at telephone no.: (02) 857-0618, mobile phone no.: 0922-804-3055, email addresses: mark.ravanzo@metrobank.com.ph; aareyesa@metrobank.com.ph or at Facebook Account: MMC or Metrobank-MTAP-DepEd Math Challenge.
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17 jeff m   (25 November 2013 7:46 PM)
do you have a mtap challenge @ nueva ecija this past weeks? and are the winner? tnx

16 jeff m   (25 November 2013 7:44 PM)
godbless to all

15 reno   (31 August 2013 1:49 PM)
hi its very hard

14 Kristen Kay S. Salazar   (23 August 2013 6:53 PM)
I just want to confirm if the seminar and training for MTAP trainors will be held tomorrow? If not When and Where? my location is in NCR.

13 judith lea ayunon   (14 March 2013 9:30 PM)
I just want to ask if what is the basis for getting the 3 participants in every grade level especially in grade 2 in order yo qualified for the district level

12 JESSIE FLORES   (04 March 2013 4:14 PM)
is the result for the national finalist for the 2013 Metrobank MTAP-DepEd math challenge already available?

11 JESSIE FLORES   (04 March 2013 4:12 PM)
Dear Metrobank,

I would just like to ask if the results for the national qualifiers is already available? If not, when will we know the results.
Thank you and more power............

10 ben torres   (13 February 2013 3:48 PM)
what school win or qualify in camanava area last feb 9 2013 competition?

9 Nhiel Xtian   (30 January 2013 9:59 PM)
Goodluck participants ... Do our best :D

8 anne   (21 January 2013 1:24 PM)
sa m top....qustoko pong makakuha ng question & answersa math

7 richard24   (20 January 2013 6:51 PM)
caloocan

grade 7

1st :bagong silang high school
2nd:tala high school
3rd:Kalayaan national high school

2nd year
1ST :SAMPAGUITA HIGH SCHOOL
2.5:
    CIELITO H.S. AND BAGONG SILANG H.S.

3RD YEAR
  
1st : kalayaan national high school
2nd: caloocan national business high school
3rd : Bagong Silang H.S.

4th year
   1st : kalayaan national high school
   2nd:camarin high school
    3rd:Bagong silang high school

6 richard24   (20 January 2013 6:16 PM)
meron po bang workshop about math ...........kung meron man po saan po sana.......student lang po ako.

5 Jeremy   (20 January 2013 3:27 PM)
What is the result of the Elimination Round of MMC in Valenzuela City,Metro Manila?

4 a   (13 January 2013 6:39 PM)
please post the key answer of 2010 High school

3 Edmundo Anonuevo Jr.   (19 December 2012 7:56 PM)
I am still hoping that you guys will sponsor a sudoku contest or include the event in MTAP contests. God Bless.

1 Loralene   (21 November 2012 3:07 PM)
how will be the grade1 test like?

2 admin   (21 November 2012 3:09 PM)
To know more about that, you can download the Guidelines, Contest Mechanics enclosed in the above article.