**What, When and Where:****
****The 2022 Pitt
Integration Bee will take place on ****Friday,
March 18th ****at 6:30
PM in Alumni Hall Room 343.**** **

**Who:**** ****Everyone is welcome to attend. Participation is open to any Pitt undergraduate
student.**** **

**How:**** ****To participate, students MUST
REGISTER by filling ****this Google
form****. ****On a first come, first served basis, registrations
can be taken as long as the form is active.**** **

**Prizes:**** ****$200 in bookstore certificates will
be distributed among all winners (see competition rules below).**

**Contact:**** ****If you have any questions, email
Dr. Linhong Wang at lhwang@pitt.edu.**

**Who Again:**** ****This event is hosted by Pitt Math
Club and sponsored by University of Pittsburgh Honors College and Department of
Mathematics.**

1) Participants must correctly evaluate indefinite or
definite single variable integrals in the time allotted.

2) Participants will take turns working. In the first round, the first
participant will have 2 minutes to evaluate an integral. If this is not done
correctly, then the second participant will have 1 minute on the same integral.
If the next answer is incorrect, the third will have 30 seconds on this
integral. If all three answer incorrectly, then a new integral will be given to
the fourth contestant and the sequence repeats. If the integral is evaluated
correctly, the next participant gets a new integral and 2 minutes. In the
second round, the same algorithm is followed for the first two students per integral but integrals will not go to 3 students.

3) Each participant is allowed one *lifeline *during the competition.
He/she may call timeout and consult with anyone in the audience on relevant
integration techniques for 20 seconds before proceeding. The lifeline cannot
simply state the answer to a problem. The participant cannot write during this
consultation.

4) If a participant misses an integral, then he/she is eliminated from the
competition.

5) After the first two rounds, the remaining contestants will all race to
compute a given integral. The first four contestants to compute this integral
will advance to the final tournament bracket. Preliminary rankings are based on
who solved the integral the fastest.

6) Ranks 1 and 4 will compete a given integral head-to-head with a limited
time. The first to submit the correct answer advances. If the answer of one
contestant is incorrect, the other contestant will have the remainder of the
time to submit an answer. If neither answers correctly
in the limited time, a new integral is posted. Ranks 2 and 3 will do the same.
The two winners advance to the final round. The winner of the final round is
the winner of the competition -- 2nd place goes to the other finalist, while
3rd and 4th are the two other bracket qualifiers, where the tiebreaker is
determined by their preliminary ranking.

7) Prizes will be given to the participants who make it to the final tournament
bracket.