• Singa Math Competition 2022 registration open | DOKA Competition 2022 registration open   

AMO (American Mathematics Olympiad)

Overview

The American Mathematics Olympiad (AMO) is a division of the Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools, USA (MOEMS), and is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious primary and secondary school math competitions.

In ASEAN and Greater China, the Singapore International Math Contests Centre (SIMCC) is the major organiser of AMO (China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).

Objective

• To develop a passion for mathematics and a desire to learn more about it.
• To introduce important Mathematical concepts
• To teach important problem-solving strategies
• To improve mathematical flexibility in problem-solving
• To provide people with the satisfaction, excitement, and thrill of overcoming obstacles.
• To provide students with access to US university scholarships and educational opportunities

Test Format

Grades 2-12
Section A
15 MC Questions
(3 points each)
Total: 45 points
Section B
5 Open-Ended Questions
(5 points each)
Total: 25 points
Section C
5 Open-Ended Questions
(6 points each)
Total: 30 points
Total: 100 points
(no calculators allowed)
(no points deducted from wrong responses)

Awards

The top 40% of the participants will receive an award certificate and a medal. All winners are invited to compete at SIMOC 2022 to be held in Singapore from July 23 to 26, 2022*. The top 20% of winners are invited to compete in STEAM AHEAD 2022 – IJMO to be held in Bali Indonesia from December 2 to 6, 2022*.

*In the event that the COVID-19 situation worsens, SIMOC and STEAM AHEAD 2022 will be held online. Exam dates for SIMOC and STEAM AHEAD 2022 not finalized yet.