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Competitions

Competitions now open

Kangourou sans Frontières (KSF)

18 March 2021

In 1991, two French teachers inspired by Australia’s AMC decided to start a similar online competition in France. They called it the ‘Kangaroo’ to pay tribute to their Australian friends.

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Computational and Algorithmic Thinking (CAT) competition

23 – 25 March 2021

The Computational and Algorithmic Thinking (CAT) competition is a one-hour problem solving competition designed to encourage student curiosity and promote multiple modes of thinking.

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Autralian Mathematics Competition (AMC)

4 – 6 August 2021

The AMC is an engaging 30-problem competition that demonstrates the importance and relevance of mathematics in students’ everyday lives; it is open to students in years 3 to 12.

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Oxford University Computing Challenge (OUCC)

First round: 5 May 2021

The Oxford University Computing Challenge (OUCC) is a two-round online competition held in term 2. The first round (5 May) is open to all students in years 5–12 and the second round (12 May) is an invitational for the top 20 students in each division from the first round. 

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All Australian and New Zealand schools

All Australian and New Zealand schools including registered home schools

Coaching clinics and businesses

All Australian and New Zealand coaching clinics and businesses

International organisations

Schools, businesses and coaching clinics outside Australia and New Zealand

                                                                                           

Other 2021 competitions

Australian Informatics Olympiad (AIO)

26 August 2021

Students write short computer programs to solve six problems that vary in difficulty. The competition does not test computer literacy or knowledge but is focused on problem solving through programming skills. More.

Australian Intermediate Mathematics Olympiad (AIMO)

9 September 2021

This four-hour contest is designed to stretch talented students. It is suited to years 7 to 10 level. More.

Mathematics Challenge (MC)

Open March – June 2021

The module is designed for students in years 3–10 and is usually conducted over 3 to 4 consecutive weeks between March and early June (but the timing of 3 to 4 weeks is up to your school). The results due back to AMT on 25 June 2021. This allows for flexibility in your schedule to cater for all students. More.

Maths Enrichment (ME)

Open from April – October 2021

The module is designed for advanced students in years 4–10 and can be conducted over 12–16 weeks between April and October. This allows for flexibility in your schedule to cater for all students. More.

Check out our huge range of maths and problem-solving resources for teachers, parents and students.

Whether it’s just for fun, or preparation for a program, our past papers will give you plenty to think about.

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