The Governor's Challenge is an online and live competition open to high school students across Virginia. There is no charge to compete. Participating schools can enter teams in three divisions:
Personal Finance - for students in a course that includes some personal finance content;
Economics-David Ricardo Division - for students enrolled in a one-semester general economics course or a course that includes some economics-related content;
Economics-Adam Smith Division - for students enrolled in an IB, AP, honors, college-level, or two-semester economics course
ONLINE CHALLENGE: March 1 - March 26
Division teams of up to four students compete within their state region. Each team member is given a 30-question online exam at their school. Division teams earning the highest combined score in their region will receive an award and the option to advance to the live competition.
LIVE CHALLENGE: April 17
Twelve teams from each division, including all regional winners will be invited to compete at the live competition at VCU in Richmond.
TEAM REGISTRATION: OPEN NOW! click here
for registration details
Any student team sponsored and registered by a school-sanctioned teacher may participate in up to two divisions.
The Governorís Challenge is made possible with generous financial support from:
And from Platinum Sponsors of the Virginia High School Initiative:
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
BB&T Charitable Foundation
Virginia Bankers Association Education Foundation