International Youth Math Challenge 2018: Unleash your potential, creativity, and math skills!

The IYMC competition enables you to unleash your potential, creativity, and math skills! The International Youth Math Challenge is one of the biggest online math competition for students from all around the world.

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Win awards and cash prizes worth over 500 USD, qualify for the final round, become official IYMC ambassador in your country, or join the international IYMC network for outstanding students – take this unique opportunity and participate today!

What is IYMC?

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.

  1. (Qualification Round) The qualification round 2018 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.
  2. (Pre-Final Round) Successful participants can register for the pre-final round in October. You have one week to solve 15 problems of the pre-final round. The registration costs are 5 USD to make this competition possible.
  3. (Final Round) Successful finalists can participate in the final round: You will take an exam of 60 minutes supervised by your school teacher or another person of trust. The winners receive certificates and cash prizes worth over 500 USD.

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Qualification Round

To qualify for the pre-final round you have to solve at least three (age under 18) to four (over 18) of the problems correctly.

The math problems vary in topic, difficulty, and subject. The problems range from geometry to number theory to make sure that everyone finds interesting problems to work out! This competition will not only sharpen your mind but also prove your math skills!

Why participate?

IYMC gives you the unique opportunity to unleash your math skills and to apply them to challenging problems. Participants can receive certificates, awards, cash prizes, and global recognition. 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.


All participants receive participation certificates. The best students receive the 1. prize, 2. prize, and 3. prize with a cash prize of respectively 200 USD, 150 USD, and 100 USD. There are also special awards and awards for the best submissions from each region.

Winners, students, and teachers are encouraged to become official IYMC Ambassadors with the aim to inspire students and to encourage them to engage in math and to participate in IYMC.


In order to participate in IYMC you have to be a high-school or university student. Depending on your age (over 18 years or under 18 years) you will have to solve more problems to qualify for the next round. Students from all grades and all countries are invited to participate!

How to Apply:

Interested in participating in the International Youth Math Challenge 2018?

Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.

Deadline: September 30, 2018 00:00 (CEST)

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