List of Canada mathematics competitions

National Competitions

The Canadian Mathematical Society holds math competitions in Canada, including:

The University of Waterloo Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) offers math and computer science competitions for students in grades 7-12.

The International Mathematics Tournament of the Towns is a mathematical competition that doesn't require special knowledge or highly developed technical skills but require an imagination and fresh ideas. It is held in Canada in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, and Windsor.

The Mathematica competitions are held by the Mathematics Contest Centre, for students in grade 3-9.

Online Mathematics Competitions

The Brock University Mathematics Department holds free online mathematics competitions for elementary school students in Grades 3-9. See Caribou for contest dates, registration information, and practice material. The tests and practice material are available in both English and French.

The Purple Comet! Math Meet is a free, on-line, international, team mathematics competition designed for middle and high school students conducted annually since 2003.

Foreign Competitions that allow Canadian Participation

The American Mathematics Competition (AMC) has 3 levels:

  • AMC 8
  • AMC 10
  • AMC 12

depending on a students grade in school


The Alberta High School Mathematics Competition is an annual mathematics competition for high school students in Alberta.


The Association Mathématique du Québec offers competitions for secondary school students and for CÉGEP students.

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