The MathCounts Competition Program provides the extra incentive and the perfect atmosphere for students to push themselves to achieve more in mathematics. Consisting of fun and creative problems, the MathCounts competitions have written and oral rounds, as well as, individual and team components. Though challenging and non-routine, the competition problems focus on the 6th through the 8th grade standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.MathCounts provides the materials for teachers and students to use as they prepare for the competition program. Participants advance through school, chapter and State Competitions until the final 228 students are selected from the fifty-seven states and territories to advance to the MathCounts National Competition held each May.In addition to the Mathcounts Competition, students also participate in other competitions throughout the year. Just a few of the competitions are as follows: AMC8, Ala-La-Miss Math League, MCTM.