Many math kids enjoy the stimulating problems of math competitions.


Just remember: Some kids thrive in competitive settings, but competition success doesn't define a math kid. A math kid is simply a kid who loves math.

National Competitions


engaging middle school students of all ability and interest levels in fun, challenging math programs

American Mathematics Contest


American Regions Mathematics League

In the Bay Area, ARML participation is open to all interested students.

USA Mathematical Talent Search

a free competition open to all United States middle and high school students.

Bay Area Math Competitions

Bay Area Mathematical Olympiad (BAMO)

three annual exams in late February for students and teachers

Berkeley Math Tournament

hosts a fall "mini" tournament for elementary and middle school students and spring tournament for high school students

Stanford Math Tournament

run by Stanford students in collaboration with Rice University and Johns Hopkins University.

Art of Problem Solving

an extensive list from the Art of Problem Solving