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American Mathematics Competition

SVCC to Host the 69th Annual American Mathematics Competition

Sauk Valley Community College will host the American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) February 7 and 15, 6:45-8:30 p.m. Area high school students (grades 9, 10, 11, and 12) are invited to participate on either or both dates free of charge. SVCC tuition waver scholarships will be awarded to top scorers.

The oldest and most prestigious competition of its kind in the United States, the AMC is a national contest administered nationally to approximately 350,000 students. The AMC identifies students with truly exceptional mathematics talent and the AMC Competition seeks to spur interest in mathematics and develop talent through the excitement of solving challenging problems in a timed multiple-choice format. Problems range from very easy to extremely difficult.

Registration forms are due Monday, January 22. Visit to complete registration form. For more information on this special community event, please contact Professor Steven Shaff, 815-835-6238,