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Rocket City Mathematics League

Rocket City Math League (RCML) is a free, student-run mathematics competition in the United States. Run by students at Virgil I. Grissom High School in Huntsville, Alabama. RCML was started in 2001 and has been annually sponsored by the Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society. The competition consists of a team round (known as Interschool) in the fall and 3 individual rounds in the spring.

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Fall Team Rounds

We completed this in November 2019.  Results will come sooooon!


Spring Individual Rounds

The individual rounds are divided into 5 divisions: Explorer (Pre-Algebra), Mercury (Algebra I), Gemini (Geometry), Apollo (Algebra II), and Discovery (comprehensive). A student can only compete in one division that corresponds to the math course they are currently enrolled in or a higher level math course. Students may not compete in a level that corresponds to a math course they have already completed.


Round 1 Test Dates:

  • Students in Intro to Algebra (Explorers), Algebra 1 (Mercury), Geometry (Gemini), and Algebra 2 (Apollo):  Tuesday January 28, 2020 from 3:05 - 4:00
  • Students in any math course after Algebra 2, including A2TH (Discovery): Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 3:45 - 4:30
Round 2 Test Date:  All students in all divisions will compete in room 660 on Wednesday February 12.  We will start the tests PROMPTLY at 3:40 pm.  We will probably finish around 4:30 pm.  Go Brahmas!  Let's do this!!!!


All Tests will take place in Room 660.


You MUST sign up in order to compete! Complete this simple Google form: Click HERE.


We currently do not have access to previous tests.  Keep checking here for changes in that status.


Test Information

Each test will last 45 minutes and contains 10 questions. Please note that all questions are not worth the same number of points, and that the point values are designated at the end of each question. The only materials that may be used in the contest are a pencil and plain, unlined scratch paper. Calculators or other aids may NOT be used in this competition. All answers must be marked in the answer boxes. Fractions and radical expressions must be written in simplest form. Denominators must be rationalized. Dollar signs or units are not required in your answer. All answers must be exact and answers containing fundamental constants such as “pi” or “e” must be left in terms of that constant, unless otherwise specified.




Round 2 and 3 Dates: specific dates and times to be determined