Register for MATHCOUNTS Oklahoma by January 10.

Presented by American Fidelity

 OKLAHOMA CITY, NOVEMBER 18, 2022 — — Registration is now open for five regional MATHCOUNTS Oklahoma competitions. The first deadline to register was December 15; however, late registrations will be accepted through January 10, 2023.

MATHCOUNTS Oklahoma is the state chapter of MATHCOUNTS, the mathematics counterpart to the national spelling bee. The presenting sponsor is American Fidelity.

The Competition Series has four levels of competition—school, chapter, state and national. Each level of competition is comprised of four rounds—Sprint, Target, Team and Countdown Round. Altogether the rounds are designed to take about three hours to complete. Regional winners will advance to the 39th Annual MATHCOUNTS Oklahoma State Competition in March at Oklahoma City University.

 Helpful Links

Regional Competitions

Scroll down to view dates, locations (including counties served by region) and points of contact. 

Register by December 15, 2022. Late registrations accepted until mid-January, 2023.

Registration is open to Oklahoma teachers and parents between now and December 15, 2022; however, late registrations will be accepted through the middle of January 2023. The competition is open to students in grades 6th-8th. Eligible schools include public, private, charter, virtual and home schools.

 State Competition

Winners will advance to the 39th Annual MATHCOUNTS Oklahoma state competition on March 4, 2023, at Oklahoma City University. The top four finishers will represent Oklahoma at the national math competition in May in Washington D.C. They will be coached by Dr. Harold Brooks, Senior Scientist with the National Severe Storms Laboratory.

Travel Stipdends Available

Travel assistance is available to schools in some counties this year thanks to a grant from the Kirkpatrick Foundation. Click here to learn more.


The cost of registration is $35.00 per competitor for schools; however, discounts are available to schools with 40 percent of students on free or reduced lunch or to schools that receive school wide Title I funding.

Kits Available + T-shirts

Every registered school receives the School Competition Kit to run its program for the year. As many students as are interested can participate in practices and the School Competition. A student may register as a non-school competitor (NSC) only if their official school of record is not registering for the Competition Series and will not support student participation in the program through the school. Registration is $70 per NSC. 

In addition, MATHCOUNTS Oklahoma participants will receive the official 2023 MATHCOUNTS Oklahoma T-shirt, a gift from American Fidelity.

About MATHCOUNTS Oklahoma

MATHCOUNTS Oklahoma is a program of the Oklahoma Engineering Foundation, which is chaired by Jimmy Sparks, P.E., Olsson. MATHCOUNTS co-chairs are Diana Bittle, Senior VP and Chief Information Officer, American Fidelity, Oklahoma City, and Gaylon Pinc, P.E., Owner/Senior Environmental Manager, Oklahoma Program Management Group, Tulsa.

Regions & Coordinators

The state of Oklahoma is divided into five regions.  Regional competitions are typically held in February. Dates will be posted below as they become available. Please check back frequently or subscribe to our newsletter.

Central OK Region

The Central Oklahoma Region serves Oklahoma City, Moore, Norman, Edmond as well as all of Canadian, Cleveland, Garvin, Kingfisher, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Murray, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, Payne and Pottawatomie Counties.

For more information contact Jo Oherlein at

February 17, 2023

Location: University of Central Oklahoma



Northwestern OK

 The Northwest Oklahoma Region serves the Alva region as well as all of Alfalfa, Beaver, Blaine, Cimarron, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Grant, Harper, Kay, Major, Noble, Roger Mills, Texas, Woods and Woodward Counties.

For more information contact Dr. Tim Maharry, Ph.D., Mathematics Department Chair, Northwestern Oklahoma State University,  (580) 327-8583 or

January 28, 2023

Location: Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva


East Central Region

The East Central Region serves the Tulsa area as well as all of Creek, Okmulgee, Pawnee, Okmulgee, Osage, Tulsa and Wagoner Counties

For more information contact Gaylon Pinc, P.E., Program Management Solutions, Tulsa,

February 4, 2023

Location: Tulsa University


Southwest OK Region

The Southwest Oklahoma region serves the Lawton/Duncan area as well as Beckham, Caddo, Carter, Comanche, Cottomn, Greer, Grady, Harmon, Jackson, Jefferson, Kiowa, Love, Tillman and Washita Counties.

For more information contact Dr. Gregory J. Herring, Ph.D., 
Associate Professor, Mathematics,  Cameron University, Lawton, (580) 581-2482 or

February 25, 2023

Location: Cameron University, Lawton

Eastern Oklahoma

The Eastern Oklahoma Region serves the eastern part of Oklahoma including Adair, Atoka, Bryan, Cherokee, Choctaw, Coal, Craig, Delaware, Haskell, Hughes, Johnston, Latimer, LeFlore, Marshall, Mayes, McIntosh, McCurtain, McIntosh, Nowata, Ottawa, Pittsburg, Pontotoc,  Pushmataha, Rogers and Washington Counties.

For more information contact Mark Wenner, Sr. Engineer, Environmental Safety, American Airlines, Tulsa,

February 11, 2023

Location: Eastern Oklahoma State College


State Competition

The MATHCOUNTS Oklahoma State Competition presented by American Fidelity is scheduled for March 4, 2023 at Oklahoma City University.  Contact

March 4, 2023

Location: Oklahoma City University



Travel Assistance Available

Generously Funded by the Kirkpatrick Foundation

Thanks to the generosity of the Kirkpatrick Foundation, travel assistance (up to $500 depending on need) is available to up to 10 schools in the 10 poorest counties in the state. They include Atoka, Adair, Harmon, Pushmataha, McIntosh, Coal, Cherokee, Choctaw, Tillman and McCurtain Counties. In addition, up to 10 schools in counties that border Central Oklahoma and which are predominantly rural and in close proximity to the event venue (Science Museum Oklahoma) will also be eligible for some travel assistance (up to $250 depending on need). These include Kingfisher, Lincoln, Logan, Canadian, Cleveland, McClain and Pottawatomie Counties. The application for assistance will be posted on or before December 1, 2023. For more information about travel assistance, please email

Thank you!