William Lowell Putnam Competitions. Designed for mathematics and physical science majors in colleges and universities, this examination tests originality as well as technical competence. Contestants should be familiar with the formal theories embodied in undergraduate mathematics.
MCM (Mathematical Contest in Modeling). Organized by COMAP, this contest challenges teams of undergraduate students to clarify, analyze, and propose solutions to open-ended problems.
Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest. The Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest is sponsored each fall by the Mathematics Department at Virginia Tech. More than 130 colleges and universities throughout VA, DC, GA, IL, MD, NJ, NY, OH, NC, PA, SC, TN, WV and other states are invited to participate each year. Now approaching its 29th year, the contest began in 1979 and has grown to the point where over 50 schools with over 300 contestants participate in a typical year. Contestants at each participating school take the two and one-half hour exam on their own campus under the supervision of one of their own faculty members.