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Upcoming Student Competitions

COMAP’s Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)

COMAP’s Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) is an international competition for high-school and undergraduate students. The ASA provides the Data Insights Award for the MCM data insights problem C. Registration is due February 4, 2021.

ASA Data Visualization Poster Competition

The ASA Data Visualization Poster Competition is for grade K–12 students to create a display containing two or more related graphics that summarize a set of data, look at the data from different points of view, and answer specific questions about the data. The deadline is April 1, 2021, and submissions will be digital again this year.

Virtual Science Fair

The Virtual Science Fair allows grade K–12 students to investigate an interesting topic and submit a short video highlighting their process and results. The deadline is April of 2021.

ASA Statistics Project Competition

The ASA Statistics Project Competition (written report) is for grade 7–12 students to answer a research question using statistical techniques and present the work in a written report. The deadline is June 1, 2021.


ThisIsStatistics hosts data competitions in the spring and fall. To receive competition notifications, sign up for the newsletter on the bottom of the page.