Wisconsin Economics Challenge
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 / 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Clarion Hotel Campus Area, 2703 Craig Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701
Friday, April 4, 2014 / 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 South Moorland Road, Brookfield, WI 53005
Continental breakfast and buffet lunch included for the day!
There is no cost to participate!
• Teachers may enter up to four teams.
• Teams are limited to 3-4 students.
Teams may compete in one of two divisions:
- Adam Smith - Restricted to students enrolled in courses labeled AP, IB, honors, or college level. Any two-semester economics course also falls in this division.
- David Ricardo - Restricted to students enrolled in one-semester or less high school course not labeled as AP, IB, honors, or college level.
Teams of 3 or 4 students may compete in one of two divisions: Adam Smith - Restricted to students enrolled in courses labeled AP, IB, honors, or college level. Any two-semester economics course also falls in this division. David Ricardo - Restricted to students enrolled in one-semester or less high school courses not labeled as AP, IB, honors, or college level.
The 2014 Wisconsin Economics Challenge, presented by EconomicsWisconsin, starts with individual micro and macro tests. Then, each team takes a group exam on international economics/current events. After lunch, all teams participate in the Super Quiz. The day concludes with the top two teams in each division going head-to-head in the Quiz Bowl.
The winners from each division with the highest total points will be able to compete in the National Semi Finals on the State level. Top 4 teams with the highest score nationally will have the opportunity to compete in New York!
More information found on the CEE Webiste - http://economicschallenge.councilforeconed.org/
More dates to remember:
- April 8 – State Level winners announced to the CEE
- April 15 – National Semi Finals
Proctor must administer test to winners between the hours of 2 PM – 5 PM at the winner’s school.
- May 17-19 – National Finals
Top 4 in each division from National Semifinals will compete for the national Title in NYC!
The top 4 highest scoring teams at National Semi-Finals (out of 40 states participate) will receive an all-expense paid trip for the entire team and coach to compete at National Finals in New York (May 17-18, 2014). Those teams are also guaranteed cash prizes ranging from $250 per person to $1,000 per person.
The Arnold & Lois Domer Foundation