What is Trig-Star?

Sponsored by the National Society of Professional Surveyors, Trig-Star is a competition that recognizes and rewards high school students who excel in mathematics, particularly Trigonometry, and their teachers. The goal of the program is to demonstrate practical uses for mathematics and bring greater awareness of the surveying profession. Learn More

The 2020-21 Local Competition will being January 2021!

our competition impact


Trig-Star shows students the practical uses for math while encouraging them to explore exciting careers in the surveying profession.


Trig-Star Sponsors take the lead in informing teachers and students about the contest and helping them prepare for success.


Trig-Star is committed to helping students secure educational funding. We offer scholarships and share information from other programs.

Our national winners

Winners from each participating state are eligible to compete for the National Trig-Star title. The 2021 National Competition will be determined on how many states are able to participated.  Our goal to have a National Competition is 20 states.
The 2019 Richard E. Lomax National Trig-Star Awards are:

1st Place

Qingfeng Li

Laramie High School

Laramie, Wyoming

2nd Place

Austin Mazenko

Cherry Creek High School

Greenwood Village, Colorado

3rd Place

Henry Hein

Scholars Academy
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina