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6th Annual Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge

Featuring: Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge

The Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge, the first of its kind in Florida, begins with an in-school program, taught by business volunteers, for high school students within our community. JA volunteers visit high school classrooms, instructing the theory of the stock market and allowing students to gain a fundamental understanding of investing. Business volunteers provide the tools necessary to assist students in developing a solid understanding of how private enterprise works.

Event Completed!

When: Thursday, November 04, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM ET
This year, the student Stock Market Challenge will be a fully virtual program and event for over 900 student participants, thanks to your wise investment! The in-class programs will begin in September 2021 and the student competition will take place over a two-week period in October.

Sponsors can experience the same exciting competition from home at our virtual corporate event, scheduled for Thursday, November 4, 2021! Family participation is encouraged!

About the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge:

This is Junior Achievement’s sixth year executing this exciting program and fast-paced competition. The Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge is a thrilling high school program that allows students to invest in the stock market using a realistic simulation. Four in-class sessions, taught by a volunteer, prepare students for the final, county-wide competition where teams compete to test their market savviness. The team with the highest net worth in its stock portfolio at the closing bell wins!

How does the Stock Market Challenge work?

Each team receives $1 million to invest in anywhere from 20 – 50 fictitious stocks (based on real-life companies). Each trading day brings news from the financial markets, challenging participants to analyze and decide what actions (if any) they should take.

The twist? Each trading day is between 60 – 90 seconds long! With two 15-minute breaks, we simulate two months in about 90 minutes.

At the end of the competition, the closing bell rings, and student winners are recognized for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Net Worth. Adult competition winners are recognized in two categories, 1st and 2nd Net Worth, and 1st and 2nd Highest Return on Investment.

In addition to being recognized by your corporate peers as being the most astute trader, prizes will be given to the top two teams with the highest net worth. The 1st Place Team will receive recognition on the JA electronic sign, a rotating trophy for the winning school, promotion via JA’s social media channels, and acknowledgement on the JA website.

To participate, you can become an official sponsor, or raise funds to play or sponsor a student team. We invite you to explore the flyer for sponsorship opportunities or click below to register. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions!

4th Annual Stock Market Challenge - Corporate Event

4th Annual Stock Market Challenge - Student Competition


Presenting Sponsor

Logo for RSM US LLP

Premier Sponsor

Logo for Delta Air Lines

Platinum Sponsor

Logo for HSBC
Logo for The Templeton Family Foundation

Opening/Closing Bell Sponsor

Logo for Bank of America
Logo for CareerSource South Florida

Gold Sponsor

Logo for Bayview Asset Management
Logo for Northern Trust
Logo for Publix Super Markets Charities
Logo for Regions
Logo for State Farm
Logo for Trivest

Silver Sponsor

Logo for Sapoznik
Logo for TD Bank

Bronze Sponsor

Logo for Akerman
Logo for First Horizon
Logo for Goldman Sachs
Logo for International Finance Bank

Become a Sponsor!

Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Event!

Need More Information? Fill out the form to contact Mariana Furchi Sly - Executive Vice President


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