A contest for high school students
that challenges their economics
knowledge and understanding
May 3, 2000
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Economics Challenge is a competition for high school students to
increase their knowledge and understanding of economics. Regional
competitions will be held in Alaska, Arizona, Northern California,
Southern California, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
- Teams are made up of three students.
- A fourth student may be named as an alternate
and will attend and compete only if another team member
is unable to participate on the day of the competition.
- Participation is limited to high school
juniors and seniors (for most regions).
- Competitions will be conducted at two levels.
Level I is for traditional economics classes and Level II is for
- At each regional competition, winning team
members at both levels will be awarded $1,000 savings bonds. Some
regional competitions offer additional prizes.
- After all team scores are reported from
each regional competition, the three participants on the overall
highest scoring team and a chaperone at each level will win an
all-expense-paid trip to San Francisco. Winners will gain an inside
look at the FedĚs operations and monetary policy.
Please see each state's link for contest
specifics, entry fees, and deadlines.