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For questions about mathematics competitions or the questions that typically appear in math competitions. Provide enough information about the source to confirm the question doesn't come from a live contest.

This tag is intended for

  1. Questions from mathematics competitions.
  2. Inquiries about alternative proofs for problems that are from math contests.
  3. Questions that have been inspired by a contest problem, including practice problems.
  4. Questions requesting advice on competing in contests.

See this list of mathematics competitions to get an idea of the types of questions this tag is for.

Mathematics StackExchange has a policy on questions from current competitions. Questions from ongoing competitions will be locked and temporarily deleted until the end of the contest. It is a good idea to include information about a contest, such as a link to the contest webpage.