The 2018 National Math, Science, & Arts Competition will be held February 1-3, 2018 in Layton, Utah.
The competition is open to native English-speaking students in grades 2-12, who are currently studying Chinese in any U.S. school, and who win competitions at the local level. 
Confucius Institutes in the United States may each enroll up to 30 competitors who must each have won in a locally held, Confucius Institute-sponsored competition.
Schools with Chinese immersion programs or traditional language programs may also enroll students who have won a local competition. Schools may each enroll up to 10 competitors. The competition has four age divisions:  2nd & 3rd Grade, 4th & 5th Grade, Middle School (grades 6-8), and High School (grades 9-12). 
The competition areas are math, science, visual arts, storytelling, and Chinese character writing. 
Schools and Confucius Institutes wishing to send students to the national competition, may begin registering on Friday, April 7, 2018.** These CIs and schools will then have until November 30, 2017 to send competitors names to competition organizers. Competitors may be enrolled in up to two events.  Registration is limited as follows:
Math Competition
2nd & 3rd Grade Division - 64 Students
4th & 5th Grade Division - 64 Students
Middle School Division - 64 students
High School Division - 32 students
Science Competition
2nd & 3rd Grade Division - 64 Students
4th & 5th Grade Division - 64 Students
Middle School Division - 64 students
High School Division - 32 students
Visual Arts Competition
2nd & 3rd Grade Division - 30 Students
4th & 5th Grade Division - 30 Students
Middle School Division - 30 students
High School Division - 30 students
Storytelling Competition
2nd & 3rd Grade Division - 25 Students
4th & 5th Grade Division - 25 Students
Middle School Division - 25 students
High School Division - 25 students
Showcase Performances - This is not a judged event, but top performances will be highlighted in the closing ceremony.
All Ages - 40 performances
**Once enrollment fees have been paid, these CIs and schools will then be provided with rules, guidelines, and competition question pools needed to hold the local competition.