Melbourne Rocks

EVENT DETAILS

START DATE:

August 28th 2024

END DATE:

August 30th 2024

TIME:

Daily 7:30am to 7:30pm

LOCATION:

Melbourne

DAILY CAP:

1 hour per player

Have your school reach new heights with Melbourne Rocks. The online times tables competition that will boost maths confidence alongside accuracy and recall speed.

How does it work?

Learners will try to answer as many multiplication and division questions correctly as they can. The winning school and class will be based on the highest average number of correct answers per pupil.

Rules:

  1. Every correct answer that a student gives, in any game type, between the hours of 7:30am AEST to 7:30pm AEST each day will contribute to their class and school score.
  2. There is a 60-minute limit playtime per player, per day.
  3. Each class has a minimum player count of 10. If fewer than 10 in the class play in the competition, their total will be divided by 10 regardless.

How to get involved

Already Using TTRS

  1. Head to Tournaments > Melbourne Rocks and press ‘Join the competition’.
  2. Enrol the classes you want to participate.

I Need a TTRS login

  1. Just one teacher in your school needs to kick this off by creating a free account (access lasts until 13th September 2024)
  2. Set up classes (follow this guide) and add colleagues
  3. Head to Tournaments > Melbourne Rocks and press ‘Join the competition’.
  4. Enrol the classes you want to participate.

What are the prizes?

AMAZON VOUCHERS

The top 3 classes in the State (based on average score) will receive:

1ST PLACE: AU$200 AMAZON GIFT CARD

2ND PLACE: AU$150 AMAZON GIFT CARD

3RD PLACE: AU$100 AMAZON GIFT CARD

CERTIFICATES

TOP 3 SCHOOLS

TOP 3 CLASSES IN YOUR SCHOOL

TOP 3 STUDENTS IN YOUR CLASS AND SCHOOL

TOP 3 STUDENTS OVERALL

TROPHY

THE FIRST PLACE SCHOOL WILL BE CROWNED TIMES TABLES CHAMPIONS OF MELBOURNE AND RECEIVE AN ENGRAVED TROPHY.

 

Terms and Conditions

By entering Melbourne Rocks, it will be assumed that you have read these terms and conditions and that you accept them for and on behalf of your school.
  • This competition will run from 07:30 AEST on August 28th 2024 to 19:30 AEST on August 30th 2024 (the “Competition Period”).
  • The competition is open to any school (primary, secondary or all-through schools) located in Melbourne.
  • To enter your school in the Melbourne Rocks, please login to your Times Tables Rock Stars account and head to Tournaments > Melbourne Rocks. Please accept the invitation and choose the Maths Classes that you would like to participate in the competition. Please note that Pastoral Classes cannot participate, only Maths Classes can participate.
  • You MUST unenroll any classes you don’t want to participate BEFORE the competition starts. Once the competition starts, you cannot change which classes are enrolled or unenrolled.
  • The winners of the class competition are the ones with the highest average number of correct answers per pupil who played on Times Tables Rock Stars during the Competition Period.
  • To calculate the average, our algorithm divides by the number of students who take part during the Competition Period. There needs to be a minimum of 10 students in the class who take part. If fewer than 10 from a class play during the competition then our algorithm will still divide by 10 for the purpose of the average to simulate there being 10 players in the class.
  • Similarly, to calculate the school’s average, our algorithm divides by the number of students who take part during the Competition Period but will divide by 10 as a minimum.
  • Answers given correctly by students on any game mode within Times Tables Rock Stars count towards the total scores (i.e. to include questions answered in Gig, Garage, Jamming, Studio, Arena, Festival and Soundcheck game modes). This ensures that students of all ages and levels can take part.
  • Schools or classes deemed by Maths Circle to be taking measures that give them an unfair advantage may be removed from the competition.
For a full list of terms click here
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