Applications for the 2017 edition of the Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition (NASSMAC) has commenced.
In the last 19 years, Cowbell has been involved in the sponsorship of Mathematics competition in Secondary Schools in Nigeria. The objectives have remained the same over these years, as they believe in the total development of the Nigerian Child.
From 2016, the company have decided to bring all Mathematics intervention activities under one umbrella, COWBELLPEDIA.
The competition is in two stages:
Stage 1: Qualifying Written Examination.
Stage 2: TV Quiz Show.
STAGE 1 (QUALIFYING WRITTEN EXAMINATION):
The Mathematics Competition is open to students from 10 – 18 years of age attending full time Secondary Education in both Public and Private Schools in Nigeria. Entry into this competition is FREE.
Each School is required to present their BEST Ten (10) students in Mathematics (five from JSS3 and five from SSS2), irrespective of sex, religion, tribe or state of origin, to enhance their chances of qualifying for the next stage of the competition.
To encourage Girl Child Education, we are making a humble appeal that Mixed Schools nominate a minimum two (2) girls for each category to represent such school.
Go to www.cowbellpedia.ng
Click on link to register your school
Fill the form and submit. Ensure to fill all required fields.
An email will be sent to the School and Primary contact email addresses provided when filling the form.
Use the link in the email received to verify the email addresses. The school email address must be verified before you can login.
Once school email is verified, login to the portal using the school email and password used to register.
On successful login, you click on the Add Candidates under Candidate Management.
Fill in the candidate’s information on the form, upload the candidate’s picture and click the Save Draft button.
You will need to save draft information for 5 candidates before you can submit their registration. If you school is a mixed school, at least 2 of the candidates must be female or you won’t be able to complete the registration.
After creating the draft registration for 5 candidates in a category (junior /senior) button will be shown on the page to “Register junior/ senior candidates”. Click the button to complete the registration of candidates for that category.
A confirmation slip will be generated for you to download and will also be mailed to the School, candidate and parent/ guardian email address.
Print this confirmation slip and have it stamped and signed by the school principal.
The confirmation slip will be required for admitting candidates at the examination venue.
General Rules and Regulations:
Stage 1 (Qualifying Written Examination) will hold in all states of the federation including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 10:00am. However, accreditation of all candidates begins at 8:00am.
Late comers will not be allowed to write the examination. Candidates are to come along with only a pencil, biro, eraser, ruler and statistical table, NO CALCULATORS WILL BE ALLOWED.
Any act of misconduct will lead to disqualification of the candidate. All candidates MUST be in their School Uniform.
The competition is ONLY open to Students in JSS 3 and SSS 2. Candidates in any other Grade/Class will be disqualified.
The decision of NECO and Promasidor Nigeria Limited is final. We shall not enter into any correspondence with anyone regarding the conduct of this examination.
Candidates are advised to check their results online at www.cowbellpedia.ng as from Thursday, June 1st, 2017
We strongly recommend that students sit for the examination at centers nearest to them.
Results can also be obtained from respective NECO State offices, State Ministries of Education and Promasidor Nigeria Ltd Offices nationwide.
Only qualified candidates will be contacted for the second stage of the Quiz competition.
The decision of NECO and Promasidor Nigeria Limited is final. We shall not enter into any correspondence with anyone regarding the conduct of this examination
The Second Stage of the examination would be in an exciting TV Quiz format – Quarter-finals, Semi- finals and finals.
Major rewards are:
1st Prize: =N=1,000,000 for each of the category.
2nd Prize: =N=750,000 for each of the category.
3rd Prize: =N=500,000 for each of the category.
1st Prize: =N=400,000 for each of the category.
2nd Prize: =N=300,000 for each of the category.
3rd Prize: =N=200,000 for each of the category.
Computers and Printers for winning schools.