NCMATYC Mathematics Competition

12th Annual NCMATYC Mathematics Competition at Forsyth Technical Community College

The 2023 NCMATYC mathematics competition will be held on November 4 at Forsyth Tech.  If your school plans to participate in this great event please make sure to submit the 2023 NCMATYC Math Competition Registration Form , Register here , with payment, by October 27 to ensure the reduced rate of $15 per student. The registration fee is increased to $25 per student after October 27.

General Information

Any student attending a two-year college who does not have an associate’s degree or higher and has never taken a math course beyond the sophomore level is eligible to compete. A single-campus college can bring a maximum of twelve students. If a college has multiple campuses, they can bring up to eight students from each campus.

The competition will consist of two parts: a morning calculus exam (90 minutes, 40 questions, multiple-choice, calculators not allowed) and an afternoon team competition containing solely pre-calculus problems (scientific calculators only, provided by the competition organizers). Approximately two-thirds of the calculus exam questions will pertain to Calculus I topics; the rest will pertain to Calculus II topics.

Schedule of Events (Tenative):
Registration: 9:30-10:15
Calculus Test: 10:30-12:00
Lunch: 12:15-1:30
Team Competition: 1:45-4:00
Awards Ceremony: 4:15 – 5:00

•The individuals with the top three scores on the morning exam will receive cash prizes.
•The teams with the top three scores in the afternoon competition will receive gift certificates.
•The colleges with the top three overall scores will receive trophies.
•Amounts of prizes are dependent upon the number of participants.

Previous Tests

Click here to see a folder of the tests from previous competitions.