National Quiz Finals 2024

National Quiz Finals 2024

The IMTA National Quiz Finals took place on Saturday, April 20th, at Maynooth University. The event brought together 3rd & 6th-year students, teachers, and parents for a day filled with intellectual challenges and friendly competition.

The day kicked off with a warm welcome in Pugin Hall, where all participants enjoyed refreshments before the Π Quiz commenced at 10:45 AM. The quiz proved to be a close affair, keeping the audience on the edge of their seats. Ultimately, St. Benildus College emerged victorious, with Blackrock College securing the second position. Athlone Community College and St. Flannan’s Ennis shared the joint third place, showcasing their impressive knowledge and teamwork.

Following the exciting quiz rounds, a prize-giving ceremony took place, recognizing the outstanding performance of the participants. Lunch was then served to all the Π Quiz competitors, providing a well-deserved break and time for celebration.

The atmosphere became even more vibrant as the 6th-year students joined in for lunch before the commencement of the Team Maths final. The competition was intense, with each round playing a crucial role in determining the final scores. Oatlands College emerged as the champions, securing an impressive score of 17 out of 20. CBC Cork and Wesley College shared the joint second position, finishing with a commendable score of 16 out of 20.

The day was a resounding success, thanks to the dedication and hard work of the IMTA National Council members who organized the event flawlessly. Special thanks were extended to the teachers and parents who accompanied the students, providing support and encouragement throughout the competition.

Overall, the IMTA National Quiz Finals was a memorable and enriching experience for all participants, showcasing the talent, teamwork, and spirit of camaraderie within the mathematics community.