Dates & Times for Iowa
Everyone can compete in the EconChallenge ONLINE!
Teachers can register at econchallenge.unl.edu
The Iowa Online Challenge
- Held at econchallenge.unl.edu from February 1 to April 16, 2021.
- All Iowa competitions in 2021 will be virtual.
National Semi-Finals will be scheduled by region to be held on one day between May 3 and May 20. This round will be conducted as an online test.
National Finals will include a critical thinking round and virtual quiz bowl where students have the opportunity to present to and answer questions from economists and financial professionals. This round will be held May 22-24.
If your team qualifies you will be invited to the State Finals online.
How are the State Finals set up?
Each participant takes a 15-question, multiple-choice test in each of the following areas:
Round I: Microeconomics (Individual and Team)
Round II: Macroeconomics (Individual and Team)
Round III: International Economics and Comparative Economic Systems (Team Only)
Round IV: Top two teams in each division qualify for the Quiz Bowl Round.
State Prizes in Each Division
State champion team members: $250 towards an Iowa College Savings account in each student’s name plus $50 cash for each student on the team.
Runner up team members: $50 cash for each team member.