## Math Competitions

#### Undergraduate

**International Mathematics Competition for University Students**

http://www.imc-math.org.uk/

This competition, for students completing their first, second, third or fourth year of university education consists of two Sessions of five hours each. Problems come from the fields of algebra, analysis (real and complex) and combinatorics. The working language is English. Over the previous 13 competitions, students from 147 universities from 36 countries have participated.

**Math Jeopardy Contest**

www.cs.utk.edu/outreach/view/?2007/03/16

This contest for undergraduates follows the familiar format of the game show, Jeopardy. Teams of up to four students each provide "the questions" to answers in categories such as calculus, differential equations, discrete mathematics, and linear algebra. It is held annually at the MAA-SE conference (and SIAM-SEAS
when the meeting is joint with MAA-SE).

**Mathematical Contest in Modeling**

http://www.comap.com/undergraduate/contests/mcm/

http://www.siam.org/prizes/sponsored/modeling.php

MCM is a contest where teams of undergraduates use mathematical modeling to present their solutions to real-world problems. The MCM is co-sponsored by SIAM.

**Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate
**http://www.siam.org/prizes/sponsored/morgan.php

The Morgan Prize is awarded to an undergraduate student (or students having submitted joint work) for outstanding research in mathematics. Any student who is an undergraduate in a college or university in Canada, Mexico, or the United States or its possessions is eligible to be considered for this $1,000 prize, which is awarded annually. The award is made jointly by the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

**SIAM**** Student Paper Competition & SIAM Student Paper Prizes
**http://www.siam.org/prizes/sponsored/student_paper.php

**The SIAM Student Paper Prizes are awarded every year to the student author(s) of the most outstanding paper(s) submitted to the SIAM Student Paper Competition. This award is based solely on the merit and content of the student's contribution to the submitted paper. The purpose of the Student Paper Prizes is to recognize outstanding scholarship by students in applied mathematics or computing.**

**SIAM**

**Student Travel Awards**

http://www.siam.org/prizes/sponsored/travel.php

Any full-time student in good standing is eligible to receive an award plus gratis meeting registration. Top priority will be given to students presenting papers at the meeting, with second priority to students who are co-authors of papers to be presented at the meetings. Only students traveling more than 100 miles to the meetings are eligible for the awards.

#### High School

**Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM)
**http://www.comap.com/undergraduate/contests/icm/index.html

**ICM is an international contest for high school students and college undergraduates. ICM is an extension of the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM). It is designed to develop and advance interdisciplinary problem-solving skills as well as competence in written communication.**

**International Mathematical Olympiad**

http://imo.math.ca/

The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the World Championship Mathematics Competition for High School students and is held annually in a different country. The first IMO was held in 1959 in Romania, with 7 countries participating. It has gradually expanded to over 80 countries from 5 continents.

**Math League: Building student interest and confidence in mathematics through solving worthwhile problems.**

http://www.mathleague.com/

The Math League specializes in math contests designed to stimulate interest and confidence in mathematics for students from the 4th grade through high school. Over 1 million students participate in Math League contests each year. Contest problems are designed to cover a range of mathematical knowledge for each grade level. All of the problems on each contest require no additional knowledge of mathematics beyond the grade level they test.

**Moody’s Mega Math (M ^{3}) Challenge**

http://m3challenge.siam.org/

The M

^{3}Challenge is an applied math modeling competition for high school juniors and seniors held each year in early March. Students along the entire East Coast, from Maine to Florida are eligible to participate. The Challenge is sponsored by The Moody’s Foundation and organized by SIAM.

**National Society of Professional Surveyors TrigStar Program Contest**

http://www.nspsmo.org/trig_star

The TrigStar Program Contest is an annual high school mathematics competition sponsored by the National Society of Professional Surveyors based on the practical application of Trigonometry. The program recognizes the best students from high schools throughout the nation.

#### Middle School

**Math Counts: Promoting Middle School Math Achievement**

http://mathcounts.org

MATHCOUNTS® is a national math enrichment, coaching & competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement in every U.S. state & territory. With over 23 years experience, MATHCOUNTS is one of the most successful education partnerships involving volunteers, educators, industry sponsors & students.

#### Lists

**Wikepedia** **- The free encyclopedia**

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematics_competitions

Lists of international and U.S. mathematics competitions and mathematical Olympiads.

**Mathematics Association of America, American Mathematics Competitions**

http://www.unl.edu/amc/

Administers a series of national mathematics contests for middle and high school students.

**Math Pro Press Competition List**

http://www.mathpropress.com/competitions.html

List of web sites with information about Mathematics Competitions;
International, Multinational and by country.

**About.com: Mathematics**

http://math.about.com/od/competitions/Math_Competitions.htm

A listing of Mathematical competitions for elementary and high school students.