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Welcome Back! American Mathematics Competitions, Join the Next Generation of Problem Solvers.
Welcome to the 2021-22 school year and American Mathematics Competitions (season)! We know the start of a new school year is exciting, and we hope to see you join us this year for the new AMC cycle. Our competition features: 
  • Online and hybrid options
  • New teacher-friendly competition dates
  • A devoted competition support team
  • And more time in between deadlines for our teachers 
Boost the energy in your classroom, homeschool, testing center, or community by adding the AMC to your calendar this year! Students will have access to an engaging mathematics competition celebrating the beauty of STEM. 
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Online Competition Options
Online Competition Option
Teaching in a hybrid environment? Concerned about deadlines or weather? Select our online competition option for more flexibility and accessibility. 
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Support is Here!

 Support is Here!

Our devoted competitions team will be there for our teachers and students every step of the way during the 2021-22 AMC cycle. 
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Altered Competition Dates
Updated Competition Dates
This year, the AMC 10/12 A and B will be held in November 2021, and the AMC 8 will be held in February 2022. Learn more about calendar dates. 
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More Time Between Deadlines

More Time Between Deadlines 

Considering the paper competition option? Teachers now have more time to return materials with less stress. 
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AMC Competition and Registration Dates
AMC Frequently Asked Questions
What do the different AMC categories mean (AMC 10/12, 8, etc.)?
Answer: The AMC is tied to a student's grade level. Any student in eighth grade or below can take the AMC 8, students tenth grade and below can take the AMC 10, and students 12th grade and below can take the AMC 12. 
What is the difference between the AMC 10/12 A and the B?
Answer: The only difference is the competition dates with the A being held before the B version of the competition. 
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