May 05

Marietta boy wins N2K math championship

Tyler Turner and Leigh Bortins

Tyler Turner and Leigh Bortins

Marietta, Georgia—Tyler Turner, 14, won the 2019 National Number Knockout (N2K) championship on May 1, including the $10,000 prize, and $2,000 for his mother and teacher, Janice, who accompanied him on the cruise.

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Jan 23

National Number Knockout will crown 2019 champ May 1

National Number Knockout logo

The 2019 National Number Knockout (N2K) competition is gearing up to return to the high seas this May. Sixteen finalists from across the nation will compete for the title of 2019 N2K National Champion and a $10,000 cash prize onboard the Carnival cruise ship Victory on May 1.

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May 09

Michigan homeschooler wins $10,000 national math championship

Leigh with John DiPiazza

Leigh with John DiPiazza

Allendale, Michigan—The DiPiazza family of Allendale have found an innovative way of financing their children’s college education—all they have to do is win national math championships and the accompanying cash prizes. John DiPiazza, 13, won the 2018 National Number Knockout (N2K) championship on May 1, including the $10,000 prize, and $2,000 for his mother, Rebekka, who is his teacher.

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Mar 05

Thrivent becomes major sponsor of N2K and the Capstone Cruise

N2K competition on the Carnival LibertySouthern Pines, North Carolina—A credit union that serves Christians has become a major sponsor of Classical Conversations’ National Number Knockout Competition and the Capstone Cruise.

Thrivent Federal Credit Union (TFCU) has agreed to sponsor National Number Knockout (N2K) at the fifth USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., April 7-8, in addition to putting up the $10,000 prize for the N2K national championship during the Capstone Cruise on May 1.

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Jan 31

National Number Knockout will crown 2018 champ May 1

Deadline for ‘insiders’ Prime Advantage registration is Jan. 31

National Number Knockout logoThe 2018 National Number Knockout (N2K) competition is gearing up, and today is the last day for competitors to register for the Prime Advantage package, which, in addition to tips from previous champions, examples of variations used in past competitions, and advice on solving for the highest numbers first, will also give your competitor a week’s head start on the scouting video prompt.

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May 09

National Number Knockout championship claimed by Minnesota CCer

Ethan with Rob and Leigh Bortins

Ethan with Rob and Leigh Bortins

Rochester, Minnesota—To the uninitiated ear, the answers sound like gibberish—faster than an auctioneer. But Ethan Gates, 12, of Rochester, not only knows exactly what he’s saying, he’s also performing dozens of math equations in his head to get those answers. All in 60 seconds.

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