Stanford Math Tournament 2023 Asynchronous


DATE: April 10 until April 16
WHO: Any student anywhere.
TEAM SIZE: Up to 6
COST: $3 per participant

Note for International Students: We are no longer offering SMT International this year due to worries about test security. International students may participate in SMT Online, or if the timing is bad for them, SMT Asynchronous

Contest Information

SMT Asynchronous will be available after April 9, 2023. Registration for the event will be available soon.

There are no awards or pfficial rankings for SMT Asynchronous, but you will receive your scores and reports, and we will release overall statistics.

Test Information

The Team Round is a 50-minute exam consisting of 15 short answer questions.

The Guts Round is an 80 minute team exam consisting of 9 series of 3 questions each, whereby teams must submit answers to a previous round in order to gain access to the next. Subsequent rounds are both harder and worth more points than previous rounds.

For the individual portion, students may choose to take two subject tests in a specific topic or take a single, longer General Test.

The Individual Round(s) are the rounds taken independent of your teams.


Make sure to check the rules page for detailed information regarding SMT. If your question is not answered below, feel free to contact the SMT coordinators at

Q: How many students may be on a team?
A: Teams consist of 5-6 members. Individuals and incomplete teams may be combined by organizers to form complete teams.

Q: Do students on the same team have to be from the same school or established mathematical organization?
A: Yes, students must be from the same school or mathematical organization

Q: What schools or organizations can participate in SMT Asyncronous?
A: SMT 2023 Asyncronous will be open to all students.

Q: Are calculators allowed?
A: No. Calculators are not allowed on any portion of the tests. Check the SMT rules for information on permitted items.

Q: What topics may appear on the tests? How hard are the tests?
A: See the mathematical expectations document for guidelines on what topics may appear on each test. It is also advisable to look at the test from previous years in order to get a sense of the typical style and difficulty of SMT tests.

Q: Can I use the problems from previous SMT tests listed below in my classroom/book/etc?
A: Yes! Feel free to use these problems provided you cite us in the format (Stanford Math Tournament [Year] [Round] [Problem #])