EconChallenge

Welcome

To the TEXAS EconChallenge ONLINE!

Students compete in one of three divisions - David Ricardo for students new to Econ, Adam Smith for the veterans, and Milton Friedman division for the middle school students. 

The Challenge is about to begin: 

  • January, 2018- Spring Challenge Teacher Registration Begins
  • April 2 - April 9, 2018- Spring Online Competition dates have been revised - Teams login and face the Challenge! The top Texas team in the online chalenge in the Adam Smith and David Ricardo divisions will progress to the National Semifinal Competition.
  • April 24, 2018 - National Semifinal Competition - Tests will be online proctored from participating teams' schools. Top 4 teams from the regional competition will receive an all-expense paid trip to New York to compete at the national level.
  • MAY 19-21, 2018 - National Competition in New York, NY - Be one of the top eight teams nationwide in the Adam Smith or David Ricardo National Semifinal Competition and compete at the national finals in New York.  

Join hundreds of high school and middle school students across Texas in this great academic smack down.

  • Teachers- Register today and start creating your student teams.
  • Students - Study hard, the EconChallenge ONLINE! will test you and your knowledge of Economics.

State Level Prizes

  • Each FIRST PLACE team member and registered teacher in each division (Adam Smith. David Ricardo and Milton Friedman) will be awarded $100.
  • Each SECOND PLACE team member and registered teacher in each division (Adam Smith, David Ricardo and Milton Friedman) will be awarded $50.
  • Each THIRD PLACE team member and registered teacher in each division (Adam Smith, David Ricardo and Milton Friedman) will be awarded $25.
  • The Adam Smith FIRST PLACE team is invited to compete in the National Semifinals on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The National Semifinals will be a proctored exam administered at the state champions' school online. The top four from this round will be invited to participate in New York City for the Adam Smith National Final May 19-21, 2018. The prizes and format are available at www.NationalEconomicsChallenge.org.
  • The David Ricardo FIRST PLACE team is invited to compete in the National Semifinal on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The National Semifinals will be a proctored exam administered at the state champions' school. The top four from this round will be invited to participate in New York City for the David Ricardo National Final May 19-21, 2018. The prizes and format are available at www.NationalEconomicsChallenge.org.

Please note:  The Council for Economic Education will pay 50% of state finalists' travel expenses to New York for the National Finals.  Winning School districts must fund the remaining 50%.

Every high school and middle school student and teacher in Texas is invited to compete in the EconChallenge. Teachers can create as many student teams as they'd like.

Good luck to all our student competitors. The EconChallenge ONLINE! is a great way to flex your intellectual muscle and participate with students from across Texas in an exciting and fun competition.