Welcome to Michigan Social Studies Olympiad Stock Market Challenge, sponsored by the Michigan Council on Economic Education! Can you prove yourself to be the savviest investor in our state? Student teams will be given $100,000 to invest over the course of the competition in whatever stocks they think will lead the pack. The winners will be based on highest percentage gained in their division.
2024 Social Studies Olympiad
The Michigan Social Studies Olympiad is a fun and educational state-wide competition for students in grades 3 through 12. MCSS sponsors this great competition in order to increase student and teacher interest in social studies education and to provide opportunities for students and teachers to gain individual and team recognition for academic accomplishments. Social Studies Olympiad encourages the development of a strong social studies skill set, participatory experience, social and intellectual interactions, and strengthens personal confidence by through collaboration and competition. There are both Off-site events that do not require travel to the actual Olympiad site (mail-in submissions), as well as a variety of On-site events for those seeking the excitement of live competition! Please download the Handbook with descriptions and guidelines to see which events will work for you.
March 8, 2024 Registration Deadline
March 31, 2024 Event Selection Deadline
April 19, 2024 Deadline for mailing offsite event materials
After May 13, 2024 Notification of winners to coaches will occur AFTER 5/15