MAT Mathematics Relays

MAT Maths Relay Northern Heat 2017

The MAT Mathematics Relays are held annually at three locations across the state for students in Years 3 - 12. The relays see teams of four students take on mathematical problems of increasing difficulty as they race to beat other competitors and the clock. It's an exciting day to be part of! See our Facebook page for video of the Northern Heats in 2017 and 2016.





The Mathematical Association of Tasmania (MAT) will be holding its annual relay competitions for schools and colleges on

Sunday August 29, 2021


Entries to be registered by COB Friday 13th August via links below


Teams consist of four students and an adult who will be a marker to check students’ answers against the answer sheet. Teams must be accompanied by a responsible adult who will be a marker on the day. Timing is tight so please be punctual.


Due to COVID Restrictions this year schools can only enter ONE TEAM PER DIVISION except for the YEAR 11/12 DIVISION in which 3 TEAMS can be entered. Requests for another team are to be emailed to, they will be noted in the order they are received. If when registration closes there are places available, schools will be contacted in the order noted.

No spectators allowed due to COVID restrictions.


Venues and starting times of Relays:

South: Rosny College

10.00am – Grade 5/6 Primary Division Heat 1

12.00pm – Grade 5/6 Primary Division HEAT 2

2.00pm – Junior Secondary Grade 7/8

4.00pm – SS and US divisions

North: Scotch Oakburn College

11.00am – SS, US and JS divisions

1.00pm – Grade 5/6 Primary Division

North-West: Burnie High School

12.00pm – Grade 5/6

All North West Secondary Divisions are on MONDAY THE 30TH OF AUGUST at 11.00am.

West Coast: Strahan Primary School 11.00am – All Divisions


Relay Divisions:

Primary                  Grades 5 and 6          with a max of 1 primary team per school

Junior Secondary    Grades 7 and 8           with a max of 1 Junior Secondary team per School/College

Upper Secondary    Grades 9 and 10         with a max of 1 Upper Secondary team per School/College

Senior Secondary    Grades 11 and 12       with a max of 3 Senior Secondary teams per School/College



Cost:  $20 per team for members

          $45 per team for non-member schools

Become an institutional member today:



Please enter your school by following the corresponding link below




North-West Primary:

North-West Secondary:

West Coast:


Entries close on Friday 13th August 2021 and will NOT be available on the day of competition. Entries may be accepted after this date, by special request, by contacting the Relay Coordinator by email All entries received will be sent a confirmation email.