2019 Virginia Governor’s Challenge in Economics & Personal Finance
About the Challenge:
In March, teams of 3 to 4 Virginia high school students complete 30-question quiz(es) in 35 minutes in the Online Challenges.
Teachers may register their students now to participate in one or two of the Online Challenges and have the flexibility to schedule the Challenges over several weeks in March. Teachers have access to their students’ team and individual scores.
Teams with top Online Challenge scores are recognized regionally and statewide.
Teams with the highest scores are invited to participate in an exciting, all-day statewide championship event on April 11 in Richmond, VA.
There is no fee to participate in the Governor’s Challenge.
FinanceChallenge Online Registration:
EconChallenge Online Registration for two levels: Basic Econ and AP Econ:
Teacher resources and info on team qualifications:
Thanks to Capital One for its support of the 2019 Virginia Governor’s Challenge in Economics & Personal Finance.
The Stock Market Game is a comprehensive economics and personal finance education program for Grades 4 to 12. Small student teams compete for awards by investing $100,000 in an online, virtual portfolio.
The adult advisor registers the student teams. Student teams are provided online access to their own online investment portfolio. Students research and apply their investment ideas in a real-world market environment.
Top Virginia teams are recognized regionally and at a statewide awards ceremony in Richmond, VA in May. There is a small team fee to participate.
The Stock Market Game is open to all Grade 4 to 12 public, private and homeschool students in Virginia.
January is Teacher Stock Market Game™ Intro Month in Virginia. The Virginia Council on Economic Education is providing:
• Seven statewide no charge, in-person workshops for Virginia teachers and advisors.
• Three online, webinars for Virginia teachers and advisors.
• Thirty-six days of access for an online, virtual Open House & Educator Stock Market Game Preview.