International Tuymaada Olympiad in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Informatics is held in 2 rounds, participants are divided into 2 leagues: senior (grades 10-12) and junior (grade 9 and less), except the Olympiad in Informatics. Each competing team consists of 7 students. The Winners, as well as Absolute Winners, are determined in each subject per league. Personal results of 7 participants are taken into account when calculating points for winning the YISG Grand Cup.

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Rules

**“Tuymaada****”**** International Olympiad for Secondary** **School Students in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Informatics **

**(Yakutia International Science Games”)**

**1. General **

1.1. The main objectives to be accomplished by the Olympiad are: to promote the development of intellectual potential of students and youth, to encourage them to study fundamental sciences and foster international cooperation and communication.

1.2. The Executive Organizer is defined in accordance with the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

1.3. The Executive Organizer forms the Organizing Group for the preparation and hosting of the Olympiad (hereinafter referred to as the Organizing Group) and the Panel of Experts (hereinafter referred to as the Experts) and submits to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) for approval.

1.4. Teams are allowed to participate in the Olympiad in accordance with the YISG Terms and Conditions.

1.5. The results of the Olympiad are defined by the Experts.

1.6. The working language of the Olympiad is English.

**2. Management**

2.1. The general management of the preparation and hosting of the Olympiad is carried out by the Organizing Group.

2.2. The Organizing Group is empowered to:

- provide the conditions for hosting the Olympiad;
- organize the awarding of the Olympiad Winners and Prize-winners;
- analyze and summarize the results of the Olympiad and submit a report to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

2.3. The Experts are empowered to:

- design tests;
- set the evaluation criteria for works;
- conduct tasks and works analysis;
- settle disputable points (moderations) which may appear during the Olympiad;
- make the final rating of the participants and the corresponding protocol of the results of the Olympiad;
- define the Winners and Prize-winners of the Olympiad.

**3. Participation**

3.1. A team is allowed to participate in the Olympiad in accordance with the YISG Terms and Conditions.

**4. Olympiad Procedures**

1.4 For Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry Olympiads there will be 2 age groups:

- Junior League for students, who have finished 9th Grade/Year (or lower) of a secondary school;
- Senior League for students, who has finished 10th-12th Grade/Year of a secondary school.

Younger contestants may participate in the Senior League.

There are no age groups for the Informatics Olympiad.

4.2. The Senior League and Informatics Olympiad tasks will be designed in accordance with the requirements of the International Science Olympiads.

4.3. The Junior League contests will include the tasks that are creative and meet the requirements of the general secondary education of the Russian Federation.

4.4 The Olympiad organization:

4.4.1. Mathematics Olympiad will be held for 2 days. Participants are required to solve 4 problems within 5 astronomic hours per day.

4.4.2. Physics Olympiad will be held in 2 rounds: theoretical (5 hours) and experimental (5 hours).

4.4.3. Chemistry Olympiad will be held in 2 rounds: theoretical (5 hours) and experimental (5 hours).

4.4.4. Informatics Olympiad will be held in 2 rounds for 2 days. For each round participants will be offered to solve 3 or 4 problems within 5 astronomic hours. Each participant will be provided with a computer.

**5. Results, Winners and Awards**

5.1. The Winners and Prize-winners are defined by the sum of obtained points.

5.2. The Winners are defined for each subject of the Junior or Senior League. The Absolute Winner of the Olympiad, who has the greatest sum of points in all subjects, is determined separately.

The Prize-winners of the Olympiad are the participants who follow the Winners in the final table. If a participant determined within the established quota as a Prize-winner has the same score as the following ones in the final table, the Experts settle the issue for this participant and all participants who have an equal number of points.

5.3.The moderation is conducted by the Experts on the basis of a team’s written application and is held on the same day, no later than 3 hours after the announcement of the Olympiad results. During the moderation, the score on the disputed issue may be increased, left unchanged or lowered in the case of the detection of an error that was not noticed at the initial examination. The results of the moderation are recorded in the protocol.

5.4. All participants of the Olympiad will be awarded with a participation certificate. The Prize-winners and Winners will be awarded with medals, diplomas and prizes.

Task examples

**Chemistry**

2002 Chemistry

2004 Chemistry

2007 Chemistry Theory

2009 Chemistry Experiment

2011 Chemistry Theory

2016 Chemistry Theory

2017 Chemistry Experiment Senior league

2017 Chemistry Theory Junior league

**Informatics**

2002 Informatics

2016 Informatics

2017 Informatics

**Mathematics**

1999 Mathematics

2000 Mathematics

2001 Mathematics

2002 Mathematics

2003 Mathematics

2004 Mathematics

2005 Mathematics

2006 Mathematics

2007 Mathematics

2008 Mathematics

2009 Mathematics

2010 Mathematics

2011 Mathematics

2012 Mathematics

2013 Mathematics

2014 Mathematics

2015 Mathematics

2016 Mathematics

2017 Mathematics

**Physics**

2002 Physics Theory Senior

2004 Physics Theory Senior

2005 Physics Theory Experiment Senior

2006 Physics Experiment

2008 Physics Experiment Senior

2008 Physics Theory Senior

2014 Physics Experiment

2016 Physics Experiment

2016 Physics Theory

2017 Physics Experiments Junior