The James S. Rickards Fall Invitational

Saturday, November 10, 2018


The James S. Rickards Fall Invitational is a math competition for elementary, middle, and high schools. Run entirely by the Rickards Mu Alpha Theta Team, the Invitational is one of the largest competitions in Florida with approximately 700 students from 36 schools competing last year. This year's competition will be Saturday, November 10th, 2018.  

Registration is now open! If you would like to register your school for this year's Invitational, visit the Registration page and fill out the form with your schools information. Registration will be available until Monday, November 5th, after which late registration will be available until Wednesday, November 7th. As in years past, we will offer a Statistics Bowl that will take place during the Calculus Team Round (Round 1), and each school may sit at most one team. The Statistics Bowl will not count towards sweepstakes. Students competing in Statistics Bowl will not be able to take the Open test.

This year the Invitational will be hosted at two testing centers: one at James S. Rickards High School in Tallahassee, FL and another at Miami Palmetto Senior High School in Pinecrest, FL. Please see the Invitation for more details. 

Pictured above is this year's T-shirt design! T-shirts are only available through pre-order. The deadline to pre-order t-shirts has passed. Pre-ordered T-shirts can be picked up at the registration desk on the day of the competition at your testing location. We will be selling T-shirts from previous years at the Rickards location on the day of the competition. 

Lunches are also available for pre-order. A lunch costs $5, and consists of two slices of cheese pizza, a bag of chips, a bag of cookies, and a soda.

More information about this year's competition will be posted soon. Please contact us at if you have any questions. 

Elementary School Competition Handbook:  Elementary Handbook

Middle and High School Handbook: Middle and High School Handbook

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