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Announcement

CAMathories® 3rd International
MathArt Contest 2022/2023

love our world
draw your story with shapes and numbers.

CALLING All Budding Artists NOW!
From Preschool to Primary School Students.

Numbers, shapes, and patterns are all around us in nature. Humans have an impact on the world around us and we should all try to look after Mother Earth. Use this competition to show us how you love our world: Draw Your Story with Shapes and Numbers.
Join our MathArt Contest now! (No purchase necessary.)

 

PRIZES

1

GRAND PRIZE
USD100*

1 winner.

2

SECOND PRIZE
USD50*

2 winners

Each gets USD50.

3

THIRD PRIZE
USD25*

4 winners

Each gets USD25.

*The cash reward will be given through PayPal, Amazon gift card, or bank wire. CAMathories Company shall have the right to make the final decision on the payment method of the cash prizes.
Prizes in India sponsored by Montavaya Consultants. (https://montavaya.com)

8 Participation Prizes in Total

United States - 2 winners

Each gets 1 trilingual CAMathories® folders

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UK - 2 winners 
Each gets 1 new book from our

Folktale Mathematics™ Series 

Hong Kong - 2 winners 

Each gets 1 book coupon 

Participation Prizes for India

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India - 2 winners

Each gets 1 book digital coupon

sponsored by Montavaya Consultants https://montavaya.com

No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest. Our Contest welcomes residents from the USA, the UK, India, Hong Kong, China, and other countries. The entry to the Contest will void where prohibited by individual state law and national law. Residents from other countries are welcome as long as the laws of their countries allow our Contest as such.

Download our competition poster

including contestant information sheet

First page of the MathArt PDF poster. Click to download the accessible four page PDF.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Submission: starts from December 1, 2022
The deadline for submission: March 31, 2023
Finalists artworks display: May 1, 2023 – May 31, 2023
The announcement of winners: June 30, 2023
Notification to winners: July 2023
Prizes will be awarded to the winners: July and August 2023.

CAMathories® Company is delighted to announce our third International MathArt Contest to raise young children’s awareness of “Our World”.
CAMathories® was founded by a team of professors, researchers and alumni from the University of Cambridge. Our aim is to make mathematics fun for children and to help them to love and understand mathematics in all its forms. All our books and apps also contain abundant notes for parents to teach mathematics to their children with ease and confidence.

Artwork Requirements:
Theme: Love Our World: Draw Your Story with Shapes and Numbers.

1. The artwork needs to be drawn or made with at least 3 different shapes and at least one number.
2. The Contestants can use any colour. No restriction on the usage of colours.
3. Attach an information sheet with the artwork, the Contestants need to write down clearly (in black ink) the following on the information sheet. The information sheet can be found on the website of www.camathories.com
  i. the names of at least three different shapes. If you have three or more than three different shapes, name three different shapes only.
  ii. the number of sides each shape (you named) has.
  iii. The number of corners each shape (you named) has.
  iv. The numeral used in the drawing.

The Contestant needs to write his/her name and country and age at the top right corner of the artwork itself.

Artwork materials:

The artwork can be drawn or made on a sheet of paper by hand, pencils, crayons, colour wooden pencils, or by any organic and inorganic materials (2D or 3D) that the children can think of, and it can also be drawn by a digital pen on a digital drawing pad.
To learn more about shapes, including sides and corners, you can refer to CAMathories’ free Ebooks, Goldilocks, and “CAMathories First International MathArt Contest Ebook”. They are all for free downloads on GooglePlay or Google Books. You can also take ask if your school, local library or book stores have a paperback one. CAMathories books come in English and multiple bilingual versions: English/Spanish, English/Modern Chinese & Traditional Chinese, English/French, English/ Japanese, English/Hindi. Alternatively, signup at www.camathories.com to be a CAMathories® premium member to play math games to learn more about shapes.


Entry Requirements

For the Preschool and Primary School Group, entry is open to contestants from 3-11 years old. To enter the contest, the parent or legal guardian of the contestant needs to be a CAMathories Freemium member. Registration to become a Freemium member of CAMathories is free of charge through the CAMathories website at www.camathories.com. Registration only requires an email address and a password of the Contestant’s choice.

By entry, the winners’ parents/guardians grant CAMathories Company the rights to display the Contestants’ artworks to the public through CAMathories’ website and CAMathories page on Facebook (FB), Instagram (IG), Youtube, WeChat, Tiktok, Pinterest and Twitter for CAMathories’ members and CAMathories FB, IG, Youtube, WeChat, Tiktok, Pinterest and Twitter followers or the public to comment or like or vote. The winners’ parents/ guardians also grant CAMathories Company the rights to utilize the names of the winners when displaying the artworks of the winners on CAMathories’ website and CAMathories page on FB, IG, Youtube, WeChat, Tiktok, Pinterest and Twitter and the rights to publicize the results with the Contestants’ names and country.


Declaration

The artwork submitted should also include the following declaration: “This artwork was created solely by (the first and last name of the Contestant)"


Submission:

For submission, all artworks must be submitted by the parent or legal guardian or the teacher of contestants. To submit the artwork, the parent/guardian/ teacher needs to take a photo of the artwork (if it is on a paper) together with the information sheet for the shapes/ sides/corners and numerals explanation, with the name and country of the contestant and email the photo to info@ camathories.com. No children under 18 years old can submit their artwork through digital platform themselves.
 

One contestant can only submit one artwork. If a family has two children, each child can submit one. For contestants’ parents or guardians and any adult supporters of the contestants, they can see and “like” the finalists’ artworks on our Website and FB, IG, Youtube, WeChat, Tiktok, Pinterest and Twitter if they follow CAMathories on all these social media. (Our contest is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with FB, IG, Youtube, WeChat, Tiktok, Pinterest and Twitter).


Judges
CAMathories advisors are responsible for choosing the finalists:
Dr. Lorna Ayton - Mathematics advisor

Prof. Simone Teufel - Scientific advisor

Mrs. Penny Coltman - Early Years Education Specialist and Mentor in Math and Science at Cambridge, U.K.

Dr. Helen Bradford - Early Years Education Specialist and Mentor in Literacy and Language, at Cambridge, U.K.
Mr. Sam Yu - Educator (China)
Dr. Kit Cheung - CEO of CAMathories (U.S.A.)

The final decision for the winning order of the final artworks will be a combination of the “likes” received on CAMathories®’ Facebook and Instagram page and CAMathories® website Members’ Forum as well as the decisions of the CAMathories® advisory and education team. The judges’ decision is final, CAMathories  Company has the sole and exclusive discretion for the final decision.
 

Judging criteria:
1. How well different “shapes” are applied in the artwork.
2. How good the usage and the combination of different colours are in the artwork.
3. The overall presentation of the artwork


Important Notes:

By entering the competition, the contestant irrevocably agrees that he/ she shall abide by and is subject to the rules of the competition established by CAMathories Company, as may be amended from time to time in its sole discretion. Decisions by CAMathories Company are final and not subject to dispute or review. The contestant grants the irrevocable right and license to CAMathories Company to: (a) utilize the contestant’s artwork or drawing submitted to the competition and (b) to reproduce, modify, distribute and/ or publish the contestant’s artwork or drawing in such form as determined by CAMathories Company in its sole and exclusive discretion. Winning contestant(s) are required to provide tax identification information for the purpose of reporting such award(s) to applicable authorities. Winning contestant(s) are solely responsible for all taxes and fees incurred relating to any cash award. Cash awards shall be paid to winning contestants made via bank wire or Paypal or a gift card of an online shop with instructions provided by the winning contestant(s) (the brand of gift cards as mutually agreed by the Contestants and CAMathories Company). CAMathories Company is not responsible for any misdirected or misdelivered cash awards and books and will not take any steps to confirm the accuracy of information provided by winning contestant(s). By entering the Contest, the winning contestant also grant an irrevocable royalty free non-exclusive copyright to CAMathories Company to depict his/her winning picture in CAMathories MathArt Contest Ebook for free downloads globally.
By entering the Contest, the Contest- ant warrants that as far as it is aware none of the intellectual property rights developed or created in the artwork will infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights or have been mis- appropriated from any third party and the Contestant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless CAMathories Company against any and all claims of such in- fringement misappropriation or alleged infringement or misappropriation.
By entering the Contest, the contestant hereby grants to CAMathories Company an irrevocable royalty free non- exclusive right together with the right to grant sublicenses to use and exploit all of the Contestants intellectual property created or developed in the artwork submitted to the Contest.