The James S. Rickards Fall Invitational

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Schedule of Events

Please note that this is a preliminary schedule of events, and is subject to small changes prior to competition day. For descriptions of the events below, please see the competition handbooks that are posted on the home page. Thanks!

 Friday (11/5)

Regular Registration Deadline

Regular Registration ($10 per student) is due by this day at 11:59 PM.

 Saturday (11/6)    

Interschool Test Sent Out

The Interschool Test will be posted to this website and answer forms will be sent out via email to all registered middle and high schools.

 Friday (11/12)


Late Registration Deadline

Late Registration ($15 per student) is due by this day at 11:59 PM. 

 Friday (11/19)

Interschool Test Due

All middle and high school teams competing in the Interschool should submit their answers by 11:59 PM on this day.

 Saturday (11/20) 

 8:00-8:45 AM


Schools should sign in at the Rickards Auditorium during this time.

 Saturday (11/20) 

 8:45 - 9:15 AM

Scantron Preparation

Middle and high-school competitors should fill out their Scantrons with the proper information and prepare for the competition. Elementary-school competitors will be offered pre-filled Scantrons.

 Saturday (11/20)

 9:30 - 11:00 AM

Round 1 Testing

Elementary Individual, Pre-Algebra Individual, Algebra I Individual, Geometry Individual, Algebra II Individual, Mu-Alpha Open.

Precalculus Team, Statistics Team, Calculus Team. 

 Saturday (11/20)

 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Round 2 Testing

Elementary Open, Euclidean Open, Theta Open, Precalculus Individual, Statistics Individual, Calculus Individual.

Algebra II Team. 

 Saturday (11/20)

 1:00 - 1:30 PM


Registered middle and high-schoolers may compete in either Speed Math or Mental Math.

 Sunday (11/21)

 8:00 AM

Test Solutions and Dispute Forms Sent Out

Test Solutions and Dispute Forms will be emailed to sponsors of all competing schools and posted on this website.

 Sunday (11/21)

 11:59 PM


Disputes Due

All disputes must be submitted through dispute forms by this time, so that organizers can begin grading.


Tentative Date: Sunday 12/5                                  

Awards Ceremony and Results

An awards ceremony will be livestreamed and results will be posted on the Results page of this website. There will be separate ceremonies and results for in-person and mail-in competitors. Trophies will be mailed to in-person winners, and certificates will be sent to mail-in winners. Note that due to the interference of Thanksgiving break, this process may take a few weeks - we apologize in advance for the long wait.

 Awards will be mailed out to the placing students' respective schools over the course of   the week following the competition.

Rickards Invitational Sponsors