Ontario Mathematics Olympiad


The Ontario Mathematics Olympiad (OMO) is a fun, challenging mathematics competition for grade seven and grade eight students. The provincial championships are usually held in the first week of June with local playdowns occuring in April or May. Teams consist of two grade 7 and two grade 8 students with a maximum of two students of any specific gender.

The students are required to solve questions based on the grade seven and grade eight Ontario mathematics curriculum. Some questions are to be answered individually while other questions require a team approach. Students must demonstrate their understanding of the mathematical concepts and their ability to solve problems and to communicate their knowledge in various applied situations.

GVMA Playdowns

Starting in 2018, we are hosting the Grand Valley Mathematics Association (GVMA) Ontario Mathematics Olympiad playdowns, covering all schools within the school boards listed below.

Due to the large geographic area covered, we are considering offering playdowns in multiple locations.

If you would like to participate, or have suggestions as to potential hosting sites, please contact Andrew Skelton.

Resources and information will be posted here closer to the competition date.

GVMA School Boards

  • Avon-Maitland District School Board
  • Bluewater District School Board
  • Brant Haldimand Norfolk District School Board
  • Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board
  • Grand Erie District School Board
  • Halton Catholic District School Board
  • Halton District School Board
  • Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board
  • Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
  • Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board
  • Upper Grand District School Board
  • Waterloo Catholic District School Board
  • Waterloo Region District School Board
  • Wellington Catholic District School Board