EconChallenge

Welcome to The Ohio EconChallenge ONLINE!

The National Economics Challenge is a fun and free way for students to flex their intellectual muscles and test their knowledge of economics.

Competitions are held at the State, National Semi-Final, and National Final levels for high school students in two divisions: the Adam Smith Division, for advanced placement, international baccalaureate and honors students; and the David Ricardo Division for semester general economics students.

IMPORTANT DATES:

REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 24, 2022: 
Teachers may view the rules and register teams of four high school students. There are no team limits so this makes a great class activity.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

The State Winners of the Ohio EconChallenge ONLINE will receive a notification once the competition has ended. In the event of a tie, the team with the lowest total time used to complete the exams will be declared the winner. Only team scores are available for distribution.

National Semi-Finals will be scheduled by region to be held on one day between Monday, May 9-Thursday, May 12, 2022. This round will be conducted as an online test.

Virtual Critical Thinking Round: Held between Monday, May 16 Sunday, May 22
In-Person Finals: Saturday, June 4 Monday, June 6

Don't Forget to Register!

Divisions:

The "Adam Smith" Division is restricted to students enrolled in courses labeled AP, IB, honors, differentiated, or college level. Any economics course as a two-semester course also falls in this division.

The "David Ricardo" Division is restricted to students enrolled in one-semester or less high school courses not labeled as AP, IB, honors, differentiated, or college level.

Additional resources:

  • Click here to access the Teacher/Coach Toolkit

  • Click here to access the Student Guidelines

  • Click here to access Practice Tests for your students

  • Click here to read answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Please don't hesitate to contact us at emily.schalk@uc.edu if you need more information or assistance.