Win a Cash Prize of up to $150USD for Students Worldwide in the International Youth Math Challenge 2021

Are you a student anywhere in the world interested in math?

Then apply for the International Youth Math Challenge 2021 and be among the lucky participants

to win up to $150USD in cash.

Application Deadline: October 17 2021


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  • The prizes and awards worth a total of 700 USD which includes cash prizes of 600 USD: All participants (regardless of the results) receive participation certificates to honor their efforts.
  • The best students receive the first prize of 150 USD, second prize of 100 USD, and third prize of 50 USD (in both age categories).
  • In the final round participants receive either a Bronze, Silver or Gold Honor, depending on the performance. The best three students can achieve the first prize, second prize, and third prize as well as special awards for the best students from each region.


  • 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!
  • In order to be eligible to participate in IYMC you have to be at least 10 years old and you have to be a student (high school or university). There are no other restrictions and students from all grades and all countries are invited to participate!

There are two age categories:

ˆ Junior, under 18: Age from 10 to 17 years.

ˆ Youth, over 18: Age from 18 years.

  • Students from both categories will receive the same problems in all rounds, however, students that are 18 years or older will have to reach more points (e.g. to qualify for the pre-final round, students that are under 18 years have to solve three problems correctly and students that are over 18 years have to solve four problems correctly).
  • To solve the problems you should be smart, open-minded, and creative. You should have a working internet connection to submit your solution online.

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Application Instructions

In order to verify your eligibility as IYMC Ambassador please fill out the ambassador application form: this includes your CV and a short motivation statement that explains your reasons and plans for becoming IYMC ambassador. After you applied, the Public Relations Manager of 2021, Mr. Rami Aly, and other coordinators will review your application and contact you.

The application form is available on this page:

About the International Youth Math Challenge

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.

(Qualification Round) The qualification round 2021 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 17 October 2021. All participants receive certificates.

(Pre-Final Round) Successful participants can register for the pre-final round in October. You have five days to solve 10 problems of the pre-final round. The registration costs are 8 EUR to make this competition possible: Learn More

(Final Round) Successful finalists can participate in the final round: You will take an online exam supervised by your teacher. The winners receive certificates and cash prizes worth over 700 USD.

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Key Dates and Order of Program

  • Qualification Round:
    • Sun 17. Oct 2021 Submission deadline of qualification round
    • Mon 25. Oct 2021 Announcement of results of qualification round


  • Pre-Final Round:
    • Mon 15. Nov 2021 Registration deadline for pre-final round
    • Wed 17. Nov 2021 Release of problems of pre-final round
    • Sun 21. Nov 2021 Submission deadline of pre-final round
    • Mon 29. Nov 2021 Announcement of results of pre-final round


  • Final Round:
    • Tue 14. Dec 2021 Day of the final round exam
    • Mon 20. Dec 2021 Announcement of results of final round
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