# Math Competitions Hosted By the Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Western, in addition to offering problem solving training program called Math Challenge, actively participates in various initiatives to make more mathematical competitions available to the local community. We proud to host diverse national and international math competitions. Our goal is to create additional opportunities for the local students by offering ample seating and convenient exam availability in the region. These competitions are designed to accommodate a wide range of mathematical abilities and develop mathematical problem solving skills among young learners.

## Canadian Math Competitions by Canadian Mathematical Socieity

The Canadian Mathematical Society runs Canadian Mathematical Competitions series. Western University as university partner of CMS is hosting an *Open Writing Centre* (OWC) for students whose schools are not participating through a teacher. These competitions take place in Fall.

### Canada Lynx Mathematics Competition

The Lynx competition is open to students in all locations, at all grade level, however it is based on the Canadian grades 7-11 math curriculum. It is a 90 minutes competition that runs early in Fall.

Exam date: Oct. 3, 2024

Deadline: Sept. 27, 2024

### Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge

The COMC is open to students in all locations, at all grade levels. Those meeting basic eligibility criteria are considered official participants. Official participation in the COMC can lead to invitations to higher-level competitions with greater national or international prestige.

Exam date: Oct. 30, 2024

Deadline: Oct. 24, 2024

### Canada Jay Mathematics Competition

Canada Jay Mathematical Competition (CJMC) is a Canadian math competition open to students in grades K-8. This competition has been created by mathematicians from across Canada. The CJMC is 90 minutes long, consisting of 15 multiple-choice questions based on the grades 5-8 curriculum.

Exam date: Nov. 21, 2024

Deadline: Nov. 15, 2024

## Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest (CMKC)

## American Mathematics Competitions (AMC)

The American Mathematics Competitions, organized by Mathematical Association of America is the preeminent math competition for students K-12. Here in London, the AMC will be hosted by our partener company Ontario Centre for Talent Development (OCFD) in 2024.