MAA-NCS Team Competition

Report on the 18th Annual NCS/MAA Team Contest (2013)

The eighteenth annual NCS/MAA Team Contest was held on Saturday, November 15, 2014, with 90 teams from 30 universities and colleges participating. The scores ranged from 1 to 100 (100 possible), with a median of 28.5. The first place team, with a perfect score of 100, was the Macalester College team Ramanujan, with team members Shuni Li, Zhaoqi Li and Zun Yin. Second place, with a score of 90, went to the UMNTC team Gophers, with team members Yanpu He, Shijie Ren and Yuxiang Wang. In third place, with a score of 86, is the Carleton College team Carl-Blue, with team members Isaac Garfinkle, Ben Matson and Ruyi Shen. The problems and a set of solutions are posted elsewhere on the NCS website, as are the names of the team members placing in the top third.

Each university or college in the North Central Section of the MAA is invited to enter as many teams of up to three undergraduate students each as desired. The expenses of the contest are covered by an entry fee of $15 per team. An announcement and invitation to register will be sent by email in late September.

For further information, please contact Jerry Heuer:

Dr. Gerald A. Heuer

Professor Emeritus and Mathematician in Residence

Concordia College

Moorhead, MN 56562

2014 Team Competition Solutions and Results

Competition Problems Competition Solutions Top Third Team Results

Past North Central Section Team Competitions

2013 Competition Problems Competition Solutions Top Third Team Results
2012 Competition Problems Competition Solutions Top Third Team Results
2011 Problems Solutions Results
2010 Problems Solutions Results
2009 Problems Solutions Results
2008 Problems Solutions Results
2007 Problems Solutions Results
2006 Problems Solutions Results
2005 Problems Solutions Results
2004 Problems Solutions Results
2003 Problems Solutions Results
2002 Problems Solutions Results
2001 Problems Solutions Results
2000 Problems Solutions Results
1999 Problems Solutions Results
1998 Problems (.html) Solutions
1997 Problems Solutions

MAA-NCS Team Results: Year-by-Year Record of Top Three Teams

For more information contact Professor Jerry Heuer.

Via e-mail address at and by snail mail address at:

Prof. Jerry Heuer

Department of Mathematics

Concordia College

Moorhead, MN 56562

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