The program consists of two elimination rounds of challenging exams and a national final championship. At the national final championship, students are provided with the opportunity to;
- Learn from former Olympiad medalists,
- Practice Olympiad-level problem solving and,
- Train with some of the brightest high school mathematicians in Africa.
Preparing for Olympiad-level competition requires problem solving at a higher level than is usually taught in most schools. Candidates are advised to prepare specifically, using the free resources on the http://www.aops.com/alcumus website.