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 Fall, Spring and Year-Long Programs

The Stock Market Game™ is an online education program used to help teach math, social studies, business, economics, and language skills while focusing on the importance of long-term saving and investment. Students in grades 4-12 participate in teams and manage a simulated investment portfolio. During each session, student teams compare the performance of their portfolios with other teams in Virginia and their region. They can continue to manage their portfolios beyond the competition periods.

Fall/Spring fee: $10 per team (2 to 4 students per team) •  Year-Long fee: $20 per team (2 to 4 students per team) • $25 for a single team  Details/Registration

Invest It ForwardTM

Sign up to have industry professionals visit your classes to deepen students’ understanding of the role of capital markets in everyday life. Guest speakers enliven the classroom and provide a role model for students. Invest It ForwardTM provides speakers with presentation materials which correlate to the SMG. The program is free for teachers. To register, visit or for details click here.


Students and teachers already participating in the Stock Market Game™ should consider this national writing competition. A separate essay topic for elementary, middle and high school students stirs critical thinking and helps reinforce concepts. Essay questions are available on the InvestWrite website.

Fall 2015: 9/21/15 – 1/15/16; competition ends 12/18
Spring 2016: 2/1/16 – 6/10/16; competition ends 4/22
Year-Long: 9/21/15 – 6/10/16; competition ends 4/22
FREE Promotional Sessions
SMG Awards Luncheon: May 2016

QUESTIONS?  contact:  Diane Neylan, Stock Market Game Coordinator  804.828.1627

Reduced team fees for 2015-16 are made possible due to the generous financial support provided by BB&T Scott&Stringfellow. Thanks to Mid-Atlantic Security Traders, SIFMA Foundation & SIFMA Member Firms, and BB&T Scott&Stringfellow for their generous support of the Stock Market Game™ in Virginia.

Additional Information

Competition and Awards

Standards of Learning
Teacher Workshops/Webinars
Teacher Resources
Troubleshooting and FAQs
2015 Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Scholarship