The International Youth Math Challenge 2020 for young people worldwide (700 USD. Cash Prize)

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Application Deadline:Sunday 11. October 2020

The International Youth Math Challenge is an international mathematics competition that enables students from all countries to prove their math skills and to unleash their creativity: ”Mathematics is the language with which God wrote the universe.” — Galileo
Indeed, mathematics is essential for the understanding of the world, scientific achievements, and progress, and for engineering and prosperity in our society. There is no doubt that math education is crucial for students of all ages around the world. IYMC aims to establish a global competition that is accessible to all students and teachers – youths receive the unique opportunity to challenge their skills, be encouraged and rewarded, and to enjoy the fascinating world of mathematics.

IYMC is one of the biggest online math competition for students from all around the world. You can win awards and cash prizes worth over 700 USD, qualify for the final round, become an official IYMC ambassador in your country, or join an international network for outstanding students – take this unique opportunity and participate today: www.iymc.infoBenefits / Prizes Successful participants receive many certificates, cash prizes, and honours:

  • All Participants: Official Participation Certificate
  • All Finalists: Bronze Honour, Silver Honour or Gold Honour
  • 1. Prize, Youth: 150 USD Cash Prize, Special 1. Prize Certificate
  • 2. Prize, Youth: 100 USD Cash Prize, Special 2. Prize Certificate
  • 3. Prize, Youth: 50 USD Cash Prize, Special 3. Prize Certificate
  • 1. Prize, Junior: 150 USD Cash Prize, Special 1. Prize Certificate
  • 2. Prize, Junior: 100 USD Cash Prize, Special 2. Prize Certificate
  • 3. Prize, Junior: 50 USD Cash Prize, Special 3. Prize Certificate
  • National Awards (best participant from each country) 

We understand the crucial role of teachers and schools for mathematical education. Because of that, we award three school awards to honour the efforts of the teachers and the school:

  • IYMC School Award for Most Participants: For the school with the most overall participants of the qualification round to honour the efforts of the teachers for encouraging students to participate in mathematical competitions.
  • IYMC School Award for Most Finalists: For the school with the most students participating in the pre-final and final round
  • IYMC School Award for Excellence: For the school with many outstanding students that have achieved high results throughout the overall competition to honour the quality education.

Besides that, the IYMC offers the following benefits:

  • Join a Global Network: A successful participation allows you to join the IYMC network: You will get the rare chance to connect and exchange with outstanding, similar-minded, and inspiring students worldwide.
  • Become IYMC Ambassador: Winners, students, and teachers are encouraged to become official Ambassadors with the aim to inspire students and to encourage them to engage in math.

Rounds / Process
The IYMC 2020 takes place in three rounds:   

1. Qualification Round: 

The qualification round consists of five math problems. In order to qualify for the pre-final round, you need to solve at least three (under 18) to four (over 18) of the problems correctly. You can submit your solutions online until 11. October 2020. All participants receive certificates.   

2. Pre-Final Round: 

Successful participants can register for the pre-final round in October. You have one week to solve ten problems of three types: 4x basic problems, 4x, advanced problems, 2x special-creativity problems.   

3. Final Round: 

Successful finalists can participate in the final round: You will take a 40-minute online exam supervised by a supervisor. The winners receive certificates and cash prizes worth over 700 USD. 

Eligibility
All High School and University Students.

Deadline

Sunday 11. October 2020

General Information about IYMC

 Mathematics is essential for the understanding of the world, scientific achievements, and progress, and for engineering and prosperity in our society. There is no doubt that math education is crucial for students of all ages around the world. IYMC aims to establish a global competition that is accessible to all students and teachers – youths receive the unique opportunity to challenge their skills, be encouraged and rewarded, and to enjoy the fascinating world of mathematics.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the International Youth Math Challenge 2020

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