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American Mathematics Competitions

I am the M in STEM! MAA American Mathematics Competitions



2021 AIME I and AIME II

Congratulation to all AMC 10/12 participants. Thank you for joining us this cycle. Qualifying thresholds are below.

Competition AIME cutoff Honor Roll of Distinction Distinction
AMC 10 A 103.5 132 112.5
AMC 12 A 93 133.5 114
AMC 10 B 102 126 108
AMC 12 B 91.5 132 109.5

For those students who qualify based on their AMC 10/12 scores: 

The AIME I must be administered on Wednesday, March 10 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM ET.
The AIME II must be administered on Thursday, March 18 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM ET.

If Competition Managers are unable to administer the AIME I, they may register for the AIME II, Thursday, March 18, by sending a completed AIME II Registration Form to by March 8.

Further instructions for print and online administration were emailed to Competition Managers. Competition Managers must administer the AIME in the same format for all of their qualifiers. 



2021 AMC 10/12 Answer Keys

2020 AMC 8 Answer Key


NEW: AMC 8, 10 A, 10 B, and 12 A Awards & Certificates for Young Women in Mathematics

We are excited to announce three new awards and certificates to inspire young women to pursue mathematics. These awards accompany our current AMC 10 A prize. AMC Awards & Certificates now include: 

AMC 8 - The D. E. Shaw Group AMC 8 Awards & Certificates

AMC 10 A - The Maryam Mirzakhani AMC 10A Awards & Certificates

AMC 10 B - Two Sigma AMC 10B Awards & Certificates

AMC 12 A - Jane Street AMC 12A Awards & Certificates

These awards are open to young women who participate in at least one of the MAA AMC exams listed above. MAA will recognize the 20 top-scoring young women with a $1,000 scholarship and the 580 top-scoring young women across the country with Certificates of Excellence. Learn more.


Explore our Engagement Website: 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 a 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!







IN Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Dear Parents, Teachers, Students and all that support our Competitions Program,

We have received all of your calls, emails, and messages of support and are so thankful for such an engaged community. We understand the importance of this program and how hard the students have worked to study and prepare.

We ask for your patience as we work through options during this worldwide pandemic. The impact it is having on our school’s students and teachers is unprecedented. Our hope is that altering our competitions program supports the well-being of our students and our country during this time. We will provide an update as to the status of the 2020-2021 competition program in the coming weeks.

Above all, I hope that all students and teachers remain safe, and continue to follow the guidance from health-care professionals within your community and at the state and federal levels.



Jennifer S. Barton
Director, Competition Operations


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: