Mathematics competition for Mathletes in grades 6-8 that promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Schools host their own competitions and top performers move on to regional, state and national contests.

Cost to Participate:
School Kit & Math Counts Handbook


Team Registration (4 students)


yearly cost

Individual Student Registration


yearly cost

MathCounts "Club in a Box Resource Kit


When to Register:
September to mid-December

Length of Season:
Handbooks are sent in September.
Competitions start in January.

Schools hold their own competitions in January, Regionals are in February, State Tournaments in March and the National Competition is in May. (See MathCounts website for locations and dates.)

Size of Team:
Schools may register one team of four and up to six individuals for
a total of ten participants. All students can participate in the
MathCounts Club Program. This free kit helps teachers organize
fun, challenging math clubs that do not compete.Training for Coaches: Free handbook.