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American Mathematics Competitions

Welcome to the American Mathematics Competitions Program!

The MAA’s American Mathematics Competitions program leads the nation in strengthening the mathematical capabilities of the next generation of problem-solvers. Through classroom resources and friendly competition, the MAA AMC program helps America’s educators identify talent and foster a love of mathematics. The MAA AMC program positively impacts the analytical skills needed for future careers in an innovative society.

The American Mathematics Competitions are a series of examinations and curriculum materials that build problem-solving skills and mathematical knowledge in middle and high school students.

Learn more about our competitions and resources here:


2017 USA Mathematical Olympiad and Junior Mathematical Olympiad Cutoff Scores

In order to have top scorers proportionally represented as the USAMO and USAJMO qualifiers, this year we evaluated each possible score combination of our AMC exams. We determined four cutoff scores, based on these combinations, for each of the mathematical olympiads.

The cutoff scores for the 2017 USAMO and USA(J)MO are as follows:

USAMO Qualifying Score Combinations

  • 12A + (10*AIME 1): 225.5 and above
  • 12A + (10*AIME 2): 221 and above
  • 12B + (10*AIME 1): 235 and above
  • 12B + (10*AIME 2): 230.5 and above

USAJMO Qualifying Score Combinations

  • 10A + (10*AIME 1): 224.5 and above
  • 10A + (10*AIME 2): 219 and above
  • 10B + (10*AIME 1): 233 and above
  • 10B + (10*AIME 2): 225 and above

Download the list of the 2017 USAMO qualifiers and USAJMO qualifiers.

If students had a combination of scores that met any of the qualifications above, they qualified for the exam. If a student qualified for both the USAMO and the USAJMO, they are a USAMO qualifier. If a student scored above these cutoffs but is not listed on the qualifier list, please contact usamoinfo@maa.org.

Qualifiers and their AIME proctors were emailed with exam administration information. If a student was listed on the qualifier list for either exam but did not receive an email, please contact usamoinfo@maa.org.

For all USAMO or USAJMO related concerns, please contact usamoinfo@maa.org.

AMC Competition Updates

Contact us at amcinfo@maa.org.

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