Stock Market Experience Awards
Eligibility For Awards

All student teams competing in Standard, Mentored, or Advanced challenges are eligible for awards based on the highest portfolio value at the close of market on the last day of the competition.

Teams must make at least one trade by the trade deadline (See the SME web page for details). Teams must comply will all official rules.

Accounts will be audited at the end of the game to ensure accuracy. Official results will be announced at the completion of the audit.

If your team suspects and error at any time during the trading period, please submit an online error report as soon as possible. Go to the bottom of the home page and use the “Contact Us” tab.

State Level Student AND Teacher Cash Awards

Student teams that place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in a Standard, Mentored, or Advanced challenge will win cash awards as specified below. Other challenges are not eligible for cash prizes.

Statewide Regional
1st Place $100 $50, or equivalent
2nd Place $50 Certificate
3rd Place $25 Certificate

*Up to 5 students per team. **Not to exceed $100 per teacher.

Regional Level winners

Teams who place 1st in each Region, excluding any state level awardees, will be awarded $50, or the equivalent, for a classroom celebration. Second and 3rd place winners will receive a certificate.

Awards Ceremony

Awards and prizes will be presented at an awards celebration in the spring. Details will be announced at a later time. Check the web page for updates.