List of mathematics competitions

Mathematics competitions or mathematical olympiads are competitive events where participants sit a mathematics test. These tests may require multiple choice or numeric answers, or a detailed written solution or proof.

International mathematics competitionsEdit

Regional mathematics competitionsEdit

National mathematics olympiadsEdit

AustraliaEdit

BangladeshEdit

BelgiumEdit

BrazilEdit

CanadaEdit

FranceEdit

  • Concours général — competition whose mathematics portion is open to twelfth grade students

Hong KongEdit

HungaryEdit

IndiaEdit

IndonesiaEdit

KenyaEdit

NigeriaEdit

  • Cowbellpedia. This contest is sponsored by Promasidor Nigeria. It is open to students from eight to eighteen, at public and private schools in Nigeria.

PakistanEdit

Saudi ArabiaEdit

SingaporeEdit

  • Singapore Mathematical Olympiad (SMO) — organized by the Singapore Mathematical Society, the competition is open to all pre-university students in Singapore.

South AfricaEdit

United KingdomEdit

  • Most competitions are organised by the UK Mathematics Trust.
  • The Primary Mathematics Challenge (for primary school pupils) is organised by the Mathematical Association.
  • The Junior Mathematical Challenge is a multiple-choice competition for students up to year 8 in England and Wales, year S2 in Scotland, year 9 in Northern Ireland. High scorers in the JMC are invited to compete in the Junior Mathematical Olympiad.
  • The Intermediate Mathematical Challenge is a multiple-choice competition for students up to year 11 in England and Wales, year S4 in Scotland, year 12 in Northern Ireland. High scorers in the IMC are invited to compete in the Intermediate Mathematical Olympiad and Kangaroo (for the highest scorers) and in the European Kangaroo (another multiple-choice competition, for other high scorers).
  • The Senior Mathematical Challenge (formerly National Maths Contest) is a multiple-choice competition for students up to year 13 in England and Wales, year S6 in Scotland, year 14 in Northern Ireland. High scorers in the SMC are invited to compete in the British Mathematical Olympiad.[citation needed]
  • The UCL Maths Challenge is a competition for Year 6 primary school pupils from London organised by UCL student volunteers.
  • Ritangle is a competition organised by Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) for teams of students of A level Mathematics, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish Highers.

United StatesEdit

Generally, registering for these contests is based on the grade level of math at which the student works rather than the age or the enrolled grade of the student. Also normally only competitions where the participants write a full proof are called Mathematical Olympiads.

National elementary school competitions (K–5) and higherEdit

National middle school competitions (grades 6–8) AND lower/higherEdit

National high school competitions (grade 9–12) AND lowerEdit

National college competitionsEdit

Regional competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canadian Competitions". cms.math.ca. Canadian Mathematical Society. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Mathematics and Computing Contests". cemc.uwaterloo.ca. CEMC. Retrieved 26 April 2018.