1. Each membership may enter one team, per problem, per division in a regional tournament.

2. If a membership wants to send more teams, it may purchase additional membership.

3. Primary team are often asked to demonstrate their problem solutions at this level, but they are not


4. Advancement Formula – In order to allow for fair advancement of teams from regional to state com-
petition, the formula refers to competing teams. If a team is listed on the tournament program fails

to compete, they are not considered a competing team, nor are they considered in determining the

formula. The advancement formula determines the number of team to advance, not the places of

teams to advance. However, tied teams will not be “split.”

  • Divisions with 1-4 teams = 2 teams advance
  • Divisions with 5-8 teams = 3 teams advance
  • Divisions with 9-12 teams = 4 teams advance
  • Divisions with 13 teams or greater = 5 teams advance

State Finals

 Teams who place first, second, or receive a Ranatra Fusca Creativity Award at the State Finals are eligible to compete at World Finals.

World Finals

 Teams come from almost every state in the U.S. and about 20 other countries, including Belarus, Can-
ada, China, Germany, Japan, India, Singapore, Poland and more.

Teams are awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, and some receive Ranatra Fusca Awards and Omer Awards.

Honorable mention goes to 4th, 5th and 6th place.