Math Contests

The Department of Mathematics offers a wide number of competitions aimed at a range of students. Click on any competition link for further details.

  • Math Kangaroo: aimed at students from Grades 1–12, the Math Kangaroo Contest offers participants a fun and challenging way to get involved with math and math competitions. It is an international competition and students are ranked and awarded both regionally and nationally. The competition is written here on campus at our three campus locations (Downtown, Mississauga and Scarborough) at the end of March each year with training sessions (online and on-campus) offered starting in January.
  • Tournament of the Towns: open to students in Grades 7–12, it has two levels (Open and Advanced). The competition is open to anyone at any level and is designed to encourage students with imagination and creativity in mathematics to challenge themselves in an Internationally ranked competition. The competition is written at our downtown campus in Fall and Spring each year with Preparation sessions offered the weeks leading up to the competition.
  • Canadian Mathematical Society Contests: aimed at students in grades K–12 from across Canada to be written at their schools. The CMS supports math competitions in many ways; running their own competitions to funding regional competitions to supporting Canadian involvement in international competitions. The Department of Mathematics is proud to host the Canada Jay Mathematical Competition (CJMC), Canada Lynx Mathematical Competition (CLMC) and the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC).
  • American Mathematics Competitions: hosted by the Mathematical Association of America each year. The Department of Mathematics is proud to host the AMC 8, AMC 10, and the AMC 12, along with the AIME and USA(J)MO qualifiers.