MICHIGAN COUNCIL ON ECONOMIC EDUCATION

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IMPORTANT DATES

January 2: Teacher registration opens

January 2-March 8, 2019: Online Qualifier Window Open

March 8, 2019: State Finalist Teachers Notified

March 25, 2019: State Finals at the Federal Reserve-Detroit

April 17 or 24, 2019: Regional Finals for State Champions

May 18-20, 2019: National Finals in New York City

Teams of three or four high school students compete in a series of challenging tests to demonstrate their economic understanding and reasoning skills. The Challenge matches your team’s understanding of economics with teams from other schools.

Every Michigan school district will have the opportunity to hold a preliminary first round of the Challenge online. The top teams from across Michigan will be invited to participate in a three-round State Finals competition.



Round 1
Microeconomics

Round 2
Macroeconomics

Round 3
International & Current Events

The two teams with the highest scores after round three will then compete for the state title in a fast-paced “Quiz Bowl” round. The fun does not stop there! The winner of the state title will compete in an online Regional competition with a chance to qualify for the National Finals in New York!

$1,000 SCHOLARSHIP FOR EACH WINNING TEAM

State Finals on March 25, 2019 will pit the top teams in the state against one another. The State Finals will be from 9:00am-1:00pm at Walsh College in Novi. Lunch will be provided.

Navigating the National Economics Challenge

Join us to learn the ins and outs of participating in the online portion of the economics challenge. Topics: how to register, how to create your student teams, and how to obtain your individual and team scores, how to move on to the national semi-finals and national finals. Presented by Jennifer Davidson, President, Nebraska Council of Economic Education.

Preparing Your Students for the National Economics Challenge

How to Successfully Compete in the Economics Challenge. A Coach of five National Economics Challenge Championship Teams, Dick Rankin, will deliver his tips on how to prepare for the Economics Challenge Competition and how teachers' economic courses are enhanced by participation in the Economics Challenge. Presented by Dick Rankin, Iolani School

STATE CHAMPIONS

ADAM SMITH DIVISION
AP, IB, or previous participants

2018 Troy High School
2017 Chelsea High School
2016 Chelsea High School
2015 
2014 International Academy-Okma
2013 Troy Athens High School

DAVID RICARDO DIVISION
General Economics

2018 Troy High School
2017 Cranbrook Schools
2016 Novi High School
2015
2014 Novi High School

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Michigan Council on Economic Education
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Novi, MI  48375


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