Gauss Math Contest

Since 2000, TDChristian High School has provided oversight and data analysis for the grade 7 and 8 Gauss Math Contest on behalf of Christian Elementary Schools in Ontario and across Canada.

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Christian School Foundation for their financial support of the annual Gauss Contest. Their help covers student sponsorships and ancillary costs, helping to further reduce the overall cost per student.

What is the Gauss Math Contest?

The Gauss Math Contest is a 150-point, 60-minute challenge consisting of 25 multiple-choice questions. It is organized annually by the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) at the University of Waterloo. 

Online format

In 2021, the Gauss Math Contest transitioned to using the online platform built by the CEMC.

Calculators permitted

Starting in 2018, some calculators are permitted. Please click here to learn more about the CEMC Contest Calculator Policy

Have fun

Geared towards grade 7 and 8 students, the contest is intended to provide students an opportunity to have fun and to develop their mathematical problem solving ability.

Why Participate?

Challenge Students!

Questions that every student should be able to answer. It can be used effectively for all students.


Due to continued efficiencies, we are proud to say the cost to register through TDCHS is less than registering with CEMC directly.


Students (Top 25% in each grade are awarded Certificates of Distinction) and schools are ranked.

Honour Roll

Student Honour Roll and School Honour Roll (teams of 3, 6 & 10) for each grade.

Cost and Financials

Contact Gauss Contest Administrator if you have any questions or concerns.

Cost Per Student

Depends on the number of students enrolled, but expected to be between $5.15 and $5.25 including taxes.


Woodland Feeder Schools, Edvance and Christian School Foundation member schools qualify for student sponsorship.

Invoices and Payment

All invoices will be sent via PayPal, and can be paid via credit card/PayPal or cheque.

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