# 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

- Championnat International de Jeux Mathématiques et Logiques — for all ages, mainly for French-speaking countries, but participation is not limited by language.
- China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (CGMO) — olympiad held annually in different cities in China for teams of girls representing regions within China and a number of other countries as well.
- Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) — team contest for undergraduates
- International Mathematical Modeling Challenge — team contest for high school students
- International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) — the oldest international Olympiad, occurring annually since 1959.
- International Mathematics Competition for University Students (IMC) — international competition for undergraduate students.
- Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) — team contest for undergraduates
- Mathematical Kangaroo — worldwide competition.
- Mental Calculation World Cup — contest for the best mental calculators
- Primary Mathematics World Contest (PMWC) — worldwide competition
- Rocket City Math League (RCML) — Competition run by students at Virgil I. Grissom High School with levels ranging from Explorer (Pre-Algebra) to Discovery (Comprehensive)
- Romanian Master of Mathematics and Sciences — Olympiad for the selection of the top 20 countries in the last IMO.
- Tournament of the Towns — worldwide competition.

## Regional mathematics competitionsEdit

- Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiad (APMO) — Pacific rim
- Balkan Mathematical Olympiad — for students from Balkan area
- Baltic Way — Baltic area
- European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) — since April 2012
- ICAS-Mathematics (formerly Australasian Schools Mathematics Assessment)
- Mediterranean Mathematics Competition. Olympiad for countries in the Mediterranean zone.
- Nordic Mathematical Contest (NMC) — the five Nordic countries
- North East Asian Mathematics Competition (NEAMC) — North-East Asia
- SEAMEO Mathematics Olympiad (SEAMEO) — South-East Asia
- South East Asian Mathematics Competition (SEAMC) — South-East Asia
- William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition — United States and Canada

## National mathematics olympiadsEdit

### AustraliaEdit

### BangladeshEdit

- Bangladesh Mathematical Olympiad (Jatio Gonit Utshob)

### BelgiumEdit

- Olympiade Mathématique Belge — competition for French-speaking students in Belgium
- Vlaamse Wiskunde Olympiade) — competition for Dutch-speaking students in Belgium

### BrazilEdit

- Olimpíada Brasileira de Matemática (OBM) — national competition open to all students from fifth grade to university
- Olimpíada Brasileira de Matemática das Escolas Públicas (OBMEP) — national competition open to public-school students from fifth grade to high school

### CanadaEdit

- Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge — Canada's premier national mathematics competition open to any student with an interest in and grasp of high school math and organised by Canadian Mathematical Society
- Canadian Mathematical Olympiad — competition whose top performers represent Canada at the International Mathematical Olympiad
- The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) based out of the University of Waterloo hosts long-standing national competitions for grade levels 7–12
^{[1]}^{[2]} - MathChallengers (formerly MathCounts BC) — for eighth, ninth, and tenth grade students

### FranceEdit

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

### Hong KongEdit

- Hong Kong Mathematics Olympiad
- Hong Kong Mathematical High Achievers Selection Contest — for students from Form 1 to Form 3
- Pui Ching Invitational Mathematics Competition
- Primary Mathematics World Contest

### HungaryEdit

- Miklós Schweitzer Competition
- Középiskolai Matematikai Lapok — correspondence competition for students from 9th–12th grade
- National Secondary School Academic Competition - Mathematics

### IndiaEdit

### IndonesiaEdit

- National Science Olympiad (
*Olimpiade Sains Nasional*) — includes mathematics along with various science topics

### KenyaEdit

- Moi National Mathematics Contest — prepared and hosted by Mang'u High School but open to students from all Kenyan high schools

### 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

- Inter School Maths Olympiad — organized nationwide by PakTurk International Schools and Colleges

### Saudi ArabiaEdit

- KFUPM mathematics olympiad – organized by King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM).

### SingaporeEdit

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

### South AfricaEdit

- University of Cape Town Mathematics Competition — open to students in grades 8 through 12 in the Western Cape province.

### 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

- Math League (grades 4–12)
- Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS) (grades 4–6 and 7–8)

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

- American Mathematics Contest 8 (AMC->8), formerly the American Junior High School Mathematics Examination (AJHSME)
- Math League (grades 4–12)
- MATHCOUNTS
- Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS)
- Rocket City Math League (pre-algebra to calculus)
- United States of America Mathematical Talent Search (USAMTS)

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

- American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME)
- American Mathematics Contest 10 (AMC->10)
- American Mathematics Contest 12 (AMC->12), formerly the American High School Mathematics Examination (AHSME)
- American Regions Mathematics League (ARML)
- iTest
- Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament (HMMT)
- High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM)
- Mandelbrot Competition
- Math League (grades 4–12)
- Math-O-Vision (grades 9–12)
- Math Prize for Girls
- MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge
- Mu Alpha Theta
- United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO)
- United States of America Mathematical Talent Search (USAMTS)
- Rocket City Math League (pre-algebra to calculus)

#### National college competitionsEdit

- AMATYC Mathematics Contest
- Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)
- William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition

#### Regional competitionsEdit

## ReferencesEdit

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