localizer pixel
Lumosity Blog
Oct 14, 2020

It's Almost Time for the Lumosity-Sponsored USA Memory Championship

It's Almost Time for the Lumosity-Sponsored USA Memory Championship

Keen to show off your memory skills? Or are you a dyed-in-the-wool competitor? Whatever your motivation, we encourage you to sign up to participate in the annual USA Memory Championship, taking place virtually on November 14 from 1-5pm EST. The stakes are low, it’s free, and the potential for fun (and glory!) is high.

The contest consists of 4 events—2 will be familiar Lumosity games, and the other 2 will be USA Memory Championship favorites, “Words to Remember” and “Tea Party.” You can learn more about those here.

The 22nd annual event is sponsored by Lumosity, and open to anyone age 13+.

Signing up is easy, and you can always change your mind later.

  • Just sign up for free here by October 31
  • Attend the information session on 11/7 from 1-2pm EST (optional)
  • Play on 11/14, starting with Lumosity games, at 1pm EST
  • Choose whether to compete in all events… you can sign off at any time

FAQ

Where can I register?

https://www.usamemorychampionship.com/registration/

Who can compete?

Any legal US resident aged 13+ I saw somewhere that it’s 10+... That doesn’t apply to this year’s virtual event.

What are the events?

There will be 4 total challenges or events: 2 familiar Lumosity games, and 2 USA Memory Championship favorites known as “Words to Remember” and “Tea Party.” You can find out more about these events at https://www.usamemorychampionship.com/events/

If you feel unprepared for any particular round of the competition, you can opt out, or give it a try! Whatever you want. That said, the earlier events will determine who qualifies for later events, so once you opt-out, you’re done participating for the day.

Do I have to participate in the non-Lumosity games?

No. If you feel unprepared for any particular round of the competition, you can opt out, or give it a try! Whatever you want. That said, the earlier events will determine who qualifies for later events, so once you opt-out, you’re done participating for the day.

Can I just watch?

Yes! Absolutely. We’ll be sending out more information in November about how to watch the event live.

What do I get if I win?

Pride. Maybe an interview. This event is all about having fun and showcasing the full potential of human memory!

What can I expect on competition day?

There will be an information session on 11/07 with ALL the details you will need. But to summarize:

  1. All competitors will join a Zoom link on 11/14 at 1pm EST.
  2. Competitors will start by completing a couple of challenges involving Lumosity games.
  3. While that’s taking place, spectators will have the chance to hear from a selection of brilliant speakers talking about the sport and science of mnemonics, memory, and cognition.
  4. Winners from the Lumosity challenges will be announced, and then we will move into the final rounds consisting of classic USA Memory Championship Events.
  5. A winner will be declared as the final event concludes.

Where to learn more:

Share this on Facebook
Tweet this
Email this