The Kumon Math Challenge
TEANECK, N.J., (Sunday, July 10, 2005) - The Kumon Math Challenge is an
annual summer competition for children to challenge their math skills and win
scholarships totaling $75,000 awarded by Kumon Math and Reading Centers. The
event is open to the public and takes place at 33 universities across the
United States and Canada today. The purpose of the event is to motivate
children to develop their math skills and practice taking a test in a
When: Sunday, July 10, 2005
11 a.m. - Noon
Eye-Catching Visuals: 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Who: The event is open to children presently in grades 1-10.
Where: The competition takes place at 33 universities across the
United States and Canada.
(See U.S. list below)
Scholarship: The top 10 students in each grade will be awarded
scholarships ranging from $250 to $1,500. In total, $75,000
in scholarships will be awarded.
Cost: $17 per student, all participants will receive a free gift
2005 Kumon Math Challenge Locations in the United States:
Atlanta, Georgia Georgia Institute of Technology
Boston, Massachusetts Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chicago, Illinois Loyola University, Lake Shore Campus
Cincinnati, Ohio University of Cincinnati, Raymond Walters
College in Blue Ash
Rockville, Maryland University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Dallas, Texas University of Texas at Arlington
Detroit, Michigan University of Michigan, UM Dearborn
Hayward, California California State University at East Bay
Honolulu, Hawaii University of Hawaii
Houston, Texas Cy-Fair College - Baker Cypress
Jamaica, New York St. John's University
Los Angeles, California University of Southern California
Orlando, Florida University of Central Florida
Minneapolis, Minnesota Augsburg College
New Brunswick, New Jersey Rutgers University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania
San Diego, California University of San Diego
Seattle, Washington University of Washington
St. Louis, Missouri Washington University in St. Louis
Tempe, Arizona Arizona State University
About Kumon Math and Reading Centers
Kumon [koo-mon] is an after-school math and reading program. Founded in
Japan in 1958, the learning method uses a systematic approach that helps
children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. Through daily
practice and mastery of materials, students increase confidence, improve
concentration and develop better study skills. Worldwide, there are 3.7
million students studying at more than 26,000 Kumon Centers in 43 countries.
For more information: 1-800-ABC-MATH or visit http://www.kumon.com. Kumon
North America is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey.