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).

#### Eligibility:

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.

#### Important Dates:

**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

**For AIME:**

**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.

**Eligibility: **

Online and Onsite Tournaments are for students of Grade 3-8 and Virtual Tournaments are for students of grade 3 -12.

**Important dates: **

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.

#### Eligibility:

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.

#### Important Dates:

**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.

#### Eligibility:

It is open to all middle, high school, and two-year college students enrolled in pre-algebra through precalculus and above math courses.

#### Important Dates:

- 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.

#### Eligibility:

It is designed for middle and high school students.

#### Important Dates:

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.

#### Eligibility:

High school students are eligible for this.

#### Important Dates:

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.

#### Eligibility:

Students of age 16 – 19 in US participate in this competition.

#### Important Dates:

Registration opens in November for M3 Challenge 2021.

For more info: https://m3challenge.siam.org/

## 8. MathCON

MathCON is an innovative mathematics platform, including a competition series and educational resources and opportunities for students and educators, developed to enhance mathematics education.

#### Eligibility:

MathCON is open to all students in grades 4-12, including public, charter, private and home schooled students.

#### Important Dates:

Registration going on for 2021.

For more info: https://www.mathcon.org/