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COMAP MCM/ICM Webinar Jan 20th and Call for Judges

There is still time to register! Don’t miss out on the 2021 COMAP MCM/ICM contests.


2021 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)® and
2021 Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM)®

February 4-8, 2021

COMAP’s undergraduate contests in modeling, the MCM and the ICM, are international contests designed to provide students with the opportunity to work as team members to engage in and improve their modeling, problem-solving, and writing skills. Teams of up to three students from your institution apply mathematics to model and develop a solution to one of six real-world problems. This international contest is open to students of all disciplines and there is no limit on the number of teams any one institution can enter. Register for the contest at and follow us on Twitter @COMAPMath for up-to-date contest information. Contests can be administered live or virtually.

Contest Webinar:

JOIN the MCM/ICM PREP Webinar on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm ET. This webinar will review procedures and tips for success in the MCM/ICM and offer a live Q&A session with the Contest Directors. Register for the Webinar at

Wanted – Contest Judges:

COMAP is currently seeking qualified persons to assist with MCM/ICM first round judging. Applicants must be an education or industry professional, or a current graduate student. While many of our judges have some mathematics affiliation, we encourage professionals of all disciplines to apply. See for information and to apply.

Get Your Team Ready for the Contest:

Form a modeling team of up to three students and Register at – Choose one of six contest problems – Work over five days from February 4-8, 2021 to Model and solve your problem — Submit your electronic solution paper to COMAP (Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications).

Win Big! If your team is designated as Outstanding, you will be among those competing for the International COMAP $10,000 Scholarship Award! For Contest and Scholarship Details, Previous Years’ Contest Problems, FAQs, Resources, and Registration, go to:

The MCM®/ICM® Contest in Modeling is sponsored by COMAP Inc. with support from INFORMS, MAA, AMS, ASA, and SIAM. The contest attracts diverse students and faculty advisors from over 1000 institutions around the world. Register at