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AMC COMPETITION UPDATES

NEW: AMC PLATFORM ONBOARDING

Welcome to the 2022-2023 cycle! The new AMC Platform is available at maa.edvistas.com. Here is an onboarding series to familiarize registered Competition Managers with the AMC's new permanent home online. Catch up on any parts you might have missed below:

You can also consult the updated Teacher's Manuals on the AMC 8 and AMC 10/12 pages, read the FAQs, peruse the MAA AMC Resource Guide, or see a video recording of our walkthrough of the new platform here.

 

AMC SYSTEM ANNOUNCEMENT

As we continue to work diligently behind the scenes to improve your AMC experience, we have some EXCITING NEWS! MAA AMC is launching a new competition administration platform, which will host paper and digital formats of the competitions on a competition manager (CM) portal. CMs can conveniently administer the digital competition to students or print the paper competition with answer sheets and scan them back. More information on the update can be found here.

AMC IMPROVEMENTS:

  • Eliminates the need to ship or deliver packages 

  • Provides score faster than ever

  • Gives direct access to student scores and cumulative data

  • Eliminates Certification Forms and other paperwork​ 

REGISTRATION IS OPEN:

CONTINGENCY PLANNING FOR COMPETITION DAY:

The MAA AMC is a school-based competition program hosted by public and private educational institutions; it requires competition managers to proctor the competition at a physical location. Competition managers are strongly encouraged to create a contingency plan with alternate locations and/or dates. Learn more about our policies here.

  • Alternate Dates The AMC 10/12 and AIME are offered on two distinct dates each cycle to accommodate school/center closure on the official AMC 10/12 A and AIME I dates. If the school/center is canceled on the day of the AMC 10 A, AMC 12 A, or AIME I, the competition manager should contact AMC customer service immediately at [email protected] to register the location for the AMC 10 B, AMC 12 B, or AIME II, respectively. Additional competition dates are not offered for the AMC 10 B, AMC 12 B, and AIME II if the school/center is canceled on these dates.
  • Alternate Locations If the competition manager’s registered location is closed on the official competition dates, the competition manager may administer the competition at a library, another school, a university, or a place of worship. However, the competition manager must receive approval from the school/center administration before offering the competition at an alternative location.

PROCTORING UPDATE:

The competitions program has always required competition managers to be affiliated with a physical location. During the past two cycles, we temporarily allowed remote proctoring solely in response to nationwide closures for COVID-19. Starting with the 2022-23 cycle, the AMC will return to its original in-person format. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as needed.

2022 USA(J)MO Results

Congratulations to all 2022 USA(J)MO participants!

New USA(J)MO Awards! For the USAMO, the AMC will award Gold prizes to at least approximately 6%, Silver to at least approximately 12%, and Bronze to at least approximately 18% of competitors. For the USAJMO, we will continue to name winners but will increase recognition to at least 20% of contestants. For both USAMO and USAJMO, each additional contestant with 14 points or more will receive an Honorable Mention distinction.  Each year, the Student Selection Committee will decide exact percentages and number of awards. Congratulations to the 2022 USA(J)MO awardees!

2022 USAMO Awardees

2022 USAJMO Awardees

 

2022 Young Women in Mathematics Winners Announced!

Each cycle, the MAA AMC recognizes the top-scoring young women in each of the competitions. Join us in celebrating 632 young women in mathematics! Read our press release on this cycle's winners here.

Click here to check out the 2021-2022 MAA AMC winners (also found on M-Powered)

Find more information about our Awards & Certificates Program for Young Women in Mathematics by clicking a competition below: 

The D.E. Shaw Group AMC 8 Awards & Certificates
Maryam Mirzakhani AMC 10 A Awards & Certificates
Two Sigma AMC 10 B Awards & Certificates
Jane Street AMC 12 A Awards & Certificates
Akamai AMC 12 B Awards & Certificates

 

Explore Our Community Site: AMC M-Powered

With inquiry-driven instruction and projects highlighting comprehension, retention, and critical thinking, the AMC M-Powered site promotes learning by doing. Whether you are an educator, student, parent, or member of our greater AMC community, we invite you to connect to your AMC community. There's a mathematical journey waiting for you! Visit us!

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Welcome to the American Mathematics Competitions Program!

The MAA’s American Mathematics Competitions program leads the nation in strengthening the mathematical capabilities of the next generation of problem-solvers. Through classroom resources and friendly competition, the MAA AMC program helps America’s educators identify talent and foster a love of mathematics. The MAA AMC program positively impacts the analytical skills needed for future careers in an innovative society.

The American Mathematics Competitions are a series of examinations and curriculum materials that build problem-solving skills and mathematical knowledge in middle and high school students.

Learn more about our competitions and resources here: