Every MATHCOUNTS competition consists of 4 rounds—Sprint, Target, Team and Countdown Round.

Sprint Round: 40 minutes to solve 30 problems total and no calculators used. It focus on speed and accuracy.

Target Round: Approx. 30 minutes to solve 8 problems total with calculators. It focus on problem solving and mathematical reasoning.

Team Round: 20 minutes to solve 10 problems total with calculators. It focus on problem solving and collaboration.

Countdown Round: Maximum of 45 seconds per problem and no calculators used. It focus on speed and accuracy.