In this post, we are going to discuss about the upcoming USA Math Contests that would be useful for you to consider if you are looking to participate in Mathematics Competitions.
1. American Mathematics Competitions (AMC)
American Mathematics Competition (AMC) are the mathematics contests for United States students that leads them to International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO).
These competitions are divided into 3 levels:
- AMC 8, for classes 8 or below
- AMC 10, for classes 10 or below
- AMC 12, for classes 12 or below
Higher scores in AMC 10 or 12 lead the stuedents to American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) or USAMO/USAJMO.
For AMC 8:
Early bird Registration: through October 1, 2020
Regular Registration: 2nd – 29th October 2020
Late Registration: 30th October – 3rd November 2020
Exam Days: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 through Monday, November 16, 2020
For AMC 10A/12A:
Early bird Registration: through Dec. 2, 2020
Regular Registration: Dec. 3 – 19, 2020
Late Registration: Dec. 20, 2020 – Jan. 9, 2021
Exam Days: Thursday, February 4, 2021
For AMC 10B/12B:
Early bird Registration: through Dec. 8, 2020
Regular Registration: Dec. 9 – Jan 9, 2020
Late Registration: Jan. 10, 2020 – 13, 2021
Exam Days: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
AIME I: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
AIME II: Thursday, March 18, 2021
For more info: https://www.maa.org/math-competitions
2. Perennial Math
Perennial Math has 3 types of competitions: Online Math contest, Onsite Tournament and Virtual Tournaments.
Online and Onsite Tournaments are for students of Grade 3-8 and Virtual Tournaments are for students of grade 3 -12.
The Online Math Contest usually occurs in 2 seasons. 4 tests are held in each season. Season 1 is November through February and Season 2 is January through April.
The On Site Tournament is online for this year due to COVID 19. Here are the Ucoming Events:
- Birmingham AL Tournament – 24th October 2020
- Ohio Tournament – 14th October 2020
- Douglasville, GA Tournament – 15th December 2020
- Memphis TN Tournament – 23rd January 2020
Virtual Tournaments are Video Conferencing Tournaments in a WebEx Chat Room with a Gameshow Host. The Upcoming Virtual Tournaments are listed below:
- Pumpkin pi Fest (for individuals) – 17th October 2020
- Mathoween (for individuals) – 31st October 2020
- Mathgiving (for individuals) – 21st November 2020
- Winterchill ( for individuals) – 12th December 2020
- Winterdash (Grade 3-8) Team Event (for teams) – 15th – 17th December 2020
- Top 10 Championships (for individuals) – 19th December 2020
For more info: https://perennialmath.com/
3. SCUDEM V 2020
This fall due to COVID 19, SCUDEM V 2020 will be held in a virtual approach.
SCUDEM V 2020 is an opportunity for students, in high school or undergraduate school, to engage in a differential equations modeling experience. One can register with a team of 3 or individually. A team will be formed for individuals. They can apply to participate as a student, coach or judge.
- For Students: Registration closes 23rd October 2020
- For Coaches: Registration closes 15th October 2020
- For Judges: Registration closes 13th October 2020
For more info: https://www.simiode.org/scudem/2020
4. Rocket City Math League
The Rocket City Math League is a free, international math contest granted from Mu Alpha Theta.
It is open to all middle, high school, and two-year college students enrolled in pre-algebra through precalculus and above math courses.
- Interschool Test: Distributed Nov 10, 2020
- Round One: January 12, 2021
- Round Two: February 16, 2021
- Round Three: March 9, 2021
For more info: https://mualphatheta.org/rcml-contest
5. Purple Comet! Math Meet
The Purple Comet! Math Meet is a free, annual, international, online, team, mathematics competition, where teams from 1 – 6 students compete by submitting solutions to a list of mathematics problems.
It is designed for middle and high school students.
Next Contest: 6 – 15th April 2021
For more info: https://purplecomet.org/
6. National Internet Math Olympiad
National Internet Math Olympiad is an online Math Contest partnered with Online Math Open (OMO). Teams of upto 4 participate in the contest who are given more than a week to answer 30 short answer questions, ranging from the early AMC to late IMO.
High school students are eligible for this.
Fall Contests occurs in October to November and Spring contests in March and April.
For more info: https://internetolympiad.org/contests
7. M3 Challenge
MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge helps students to to work as a team to tackle a real-world problem under time and resource constraints, akin to those faced by professional mathematicians working in industry.
Students of age 16 – 19 in US participate in this competition.
Registration opens in November for M3 Challenge 2021.
For more info: https://m3challenge.siam.org/
MathCON is an innovative mathematics platform, including a competition series and educational resources and opportunities for students and educators, developed to enhance mathematics education.
MathCON is open to all students in grades 4-12, including public, charter, private and home schooled students.
Registration going on for 2021.
For more info: https://www.mathcon.org/