• January 26 - April 21: Register for the Alabama Economics Challenge
  • February 16  Online Practice Competition - Students login and may take a practice test to prepare for Economics Challenge. Select Practice on menu at left.
  • Announcement of winning teams: April 22, 2022

    Middle School State Champion determined by top online team test score.  Each team member and the teacher sponsor receives a $50 gift card.

    High School State Championship in the Adam Smith and David Ricardo divisions determined by top online team test score. Each team member and the teacher sponsor receives a $100 gift card.

    High School State Champion represents Alabama in the online national semi-finals. The teacher sponsor will select a date between May 9 and May 12 for the team to compete in the national semi-finals online test. Top semi-final teams will advance to the online First Round Virtual Thinking competition, May 16 - 22. Top teams in this round will advance to the national finals, June 4 - 6.


Join hundreds of students across the state in this great academic competition.

  • Teachers- Register today and start creating your student teams.
  • Students - Study hard! The Economics Challenge Online Competition will test you and your knowledge of Economics.

There is no fee to participate. Teachers can enter an unlimited number of teams.

High school students compete in two divisions - David Ricardo for students in general economics courses and Adam Smith for students in advanced economics courses.

Middle School students compete in one middle school division.

Good luck to all our student competitors. The Economics Challenge Online Competition is a great way to flex your intellectual muscle and participate with students from across Alabama.

It is our wish that you find this competition fun, exciting, and educational.