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The MATHletes Challenge is a pioneering free online and in-person maths tournament for Irish and Northern Irish primary and secondary students. A not-for-profit venture founded by entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan, the Challenge develops students’ confidence and competence to excel in maths by introducing Irish students and teachers to the Khan Academy.

The 4-month Challenge provides participants with a fun, competitive, engaging and rewarding educational experience. MATHletes is open to primary and secondary students from 4th class to 5thyear (ROI) & Primary 6 to Year 13 (NI). Top scorers advance to in-person playoffs in May where over €20,000 in prizes and the title of MATHletes Challenge All-Ireland Champion are on offer. Thousands of students and over 250 schools competed in 2014.The Challenge launches January 5th. Registration is FREE and now open. Signup today at http://mathletes.ie