Competition Calendars 2018-2019

 —Middle School—
 

 AMC 8—American Mathematics Competition: November 13

  • A 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills.
 

 *MOEMS—Math Olympiad for Elementary and Middle School: November 13/14, December   11/12, January 15/16, February 12/13, March 5/6

  • Math Problem solving contests for teams of up to 35 students in grades 4 through 8.
 

 *Purple Comet: April (exact date TBD)

  • Free, on-line, international, team mathematics competition.

 Note:
 1) Some high school competitions are open to younger students as well.
 2) Some competitions (such as MOEMS, for example) have restrictions on who can participate based   on grade, geography, multi-team membership, etc. 

 Carefully check competition details and do not hesitate to contact NMCP with questions. 

 *denotes a competition open only to teams, not individuals 


 —High School— 
 

MC—Mandelbrot Competition: monthly from October to March (First Round October 1-7)

  • Mandelbrot Competition takes place in five rounds spaced throughout the school year.
  • Mandelbrot Team Play is designed for students who enjoy working on more open-ended problems and takes place over three rounds in early January, February, and March.
 

*HMMT—Harvard/MIT Math Tournament: November & February (November 10, February 16)

  • One of the largest and most prestigious high school competitions in the world.
 

AMC 10/12—American Mathematics Competition: February 7 & 13

  • The AMC 10 and AMC 12 are both 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examinations in high school mathematics.

 

AIME—American Invitational Mathematics Exam: March 13

  • A challenging exam offered for those who excelled on the AMC 10 or AMC 12 exams.

 

USAMO—U.S. Math Olympiad (and Junior Olympiad): April (exact date TBD)

  • Two-day math olympiad for the top scorers on the AMC 10/12 and AIME. 

 

Note:

1) Some middle school competitions are open to older students as well.
2) Some competitions (such as MOEMS, for example) have restrictions on who can participate based on grade, geography, multi-team membership, etc. 

Carefully check competition details and do not hesitate to contact NMCP with questions. 

*denotes a competition open only to teams, not individuals

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