Math Contests

North Suburban Math League
Team event - up to 41 students. 5 problems per grade level, plus oral contest
5 weeknight meets per year

ICTM State Math Contest
Team or individuals. Several different events at all grade levels
2 Saturdays - regional in late February, State in late April or early May

American Mathematics Competitions (AMC)
Individuals - 25 question multiple-choice exam. 2 levels
70 minute exam. Later rounds require more time for those who qualify

Chicago ARML Teams
Individuals tryout for teams. Teams compete in 4 different events. (For more advanced students)
Tryouts - 1 weeknight. Practices - 4 weeknights. Contest - one weekend

ARML Power and ARML Local
Team events. Power involves written solutions and proofs to themed question (For more advanced students)
Power - 2 1-hour contests during year. Local - one Saturday contest.

Mandelbrot Contests
Individual contest and team contests. Short problems/proofs. (For intermediate to advanced students)
Individual - 5 40-minute tests throughout year. Team - 3 one-hour tests throughout year.

Illinois Math League
Individual contests. 6 problems per test.
6 short tests throughout the year.

American Scholastic Math Association
Individual contests. Similar to Illinois Math League
6 short tests throughout the year.

Purple Comet online math contest
Teams of 4 students solve 25 problems.
One 90-minute test in the spring

Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Teams of 4 students create mathematical model for real-world problem (For more advanced students)
36-hour contest

USA Mathematical Talent Search
Individual problem sets (For more advanced students)
For students to register and do on their own

National Assessments and Testing
Various team and individual contests
4 hour-long contests, 1 week-long collaborative effort