The William Lowell
Putnam Competition has been administered by the MAA for over sixty
years. This contest for college students is held in December. More
detailed information is
The Mathematical Contest in Modeling and the Interdisciplinary
Contest in Modeling are administered by COMAP (the Consortium for
Mathematics and its Applications). In these contests, held each
year in February, teams of students work on problems in applied
mathematics. Here is an article on the 2007 MAA
There are many regional mathematics
competitions. Here are a few:
State College Math Tournament is held in the spring of each year.
The competition features both individual and team events involving
problems from calculus, trigonometry, geometry, statistics, and
algebra. Students from schools that offer only two-year degree
programs in mathematics are invited to participate. It is an all
day event at the GSC campus in Gainesville, Georgia.
The Indiana College Mathematics Competition, sponsored
by the Indiana Section of the MAA, has been going strong since 1966 and
is the subject of an MAA book, A
Friendly Mathematics Competition: 35 Years of Teamwork in Indiana.
The Missouri Collegiate Mathematics Competition is
administered by the Missouri Section and is open to teams of 1-3
undergraduates from colleges and universities in Missouri.
The Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest is held