Try-Math-A-Lon (TMAL) is a tutoring program meant to foster good study habits for students from groups underrepresented in STEM, help prepare them for standardized exams such as the ACT and SAT, groom them for success in STEM courses and promote competition and good sportsmanship. The TMAL competition includes teams composed of high school students in grades 9–12. TMAL consists of two components: in-person testing as a team and a quiz bowl.
The TMAL rules should be used to guide TMAL coaches/advisors in preparation for the national competition. Please read thoroughly to have a good understanding. TMAL coaches/advisors are encouraged to prepare their teams as early as possible and share TMAL preparatory materials with other math, science or technology professionals who may be able to help TMAL teams prepare for the competition. TMAL coaching can begin as early as the summer through March of the next year.