Participation Information

national economics challenge video Participation InformationStart a team and compete in the 2015 National Economics Challenge℠! Your team could win a trip to New York City to compete in the National Finals. Watch our video that gives an overview of the competition and information on how teachers and students can get involved.

General Info | For Teachers/Coaches | For Students

General Information

how to get to the 2013 nec button Participation InformationAll of the information you need to know about participating in the 2015 National Economics Challenge℠ can be found in the following documents: Visit the blog to see what steps you need to follow to get to the National Economics Challenge℠ in New York City.

pdf icon Participation Information Rules and Eligibility These rules apply only at the National Semi-Final and Final level. For rules and eligibility at the State level, please contact your local Challenge coordinator.
pdf icon Participation Information Frequently Asked Questions Refer to these FAQs for answers to all of your Econ Challenge questions including general questions, questions about registration, student eligibility, team composition, and the exam.
pdf icon Participation Information Important Dates Get ready for the 2015 Challenge to begin by checking this card for important dates.

For Teachers/Coaches

How to Get Involved in your State’s Economics Challenge

  • Create a team of students and register today!
  • Compete. FALL 2014-SPRING 2015: ECONOMICS CHALLENGE COMPETITION BEGINS Check with your local council for specific dates in your state.
  • Check in which of the two divisions your team should compete, reviewing the Rules and Eligibility.
  • Find the answer to all of your Econ Challenge questions in the Frequently Asked Questions
  • Download the Teacher and Coach Toolkit. The Toolkit contains everything you need to know about the National Economics Challenge℠, including the Teacher Guide, Tips from Challenge alumni, links to the sample tests and more.
  • Download the Teacher Guide, which contains all of the information you need to know about getting your students to the Finals.
  • Download the Economics Challenge poster for Teachers
  • Print and post a student sign-up sheet to get the word out and create student teams
  • Become a Coach -Why Teachers and AP Teachers participate
  • Download and fill out the Teacher/Coach Registration Form. This form along with the student forms should be filled out before the date of your state competition. State winners are required to submit this form to their state coordinator in order to advance to the National Economics Challenge℠ Semi Finals.

For Students

How to Get Involved in your State’s Economics Challenge

State Winners Advancing to Semi-Finals

State winners are required to fill in their registration forms (don’t forget to click the submit button) and submit signed copies to your Economics Challenge State Coordinator:

Semi-Finals

If you have any questions about participating in the National Economics Challenge℠, please contact us.

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