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A free investment competition for teens, worldwide.

The Young Investors Challenge is the world's largest investment competition for teenagers with $25,000 in prizes. Download our app to start competing!

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About the Challenge

With more than $25,000 in prizes, the Young Investors Challenge provides a unique experience to all teenagers regardless of their investing experience.

The Trading Challenge

A virtual investment competition that begins in January. Using our app, every participant will receive $100,000 to invest in a variety of stocks, and rankings will be based on portfolio value.

“The Young Investors Challenge is a one-of-a-kind learning experience that I recommend to all teenagers that are interested in stocks!”

Jeremy Le | 1st Place, 2021 Challenge

The Stock Pitch Challenge

After carefully reading the case study, participants will submit a stock report to our judges. The selected finalists will be invited to present their stock pitch to our judges at our finale.

The Stock Pitch Challenge will reward one winner.

The Timeline

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Start of the Challenge

End of January 2022

Trading will open on our mobile app for everyone! Orders can be submitted starting at 9am (ET). The Stock Pitch Challenge case study is also released

Stock Pitch Idea Submission Due

February 25th 2022

Due date for the Idea Proposal for the Stock Pitch Challenge. An outline will be released alongside the case study in January, as well as all judging criteria, and other details

Stock Pitch Finalists Selected

March 25th 2022

The Finalists for the Stock Pitch Challenge are announced! Similar to last year, we don't have a set amount of finalists.

End of the Trading Challenge

End of April 2022

End of the Trading Challenge on our mobile app. Participants in the top positions will be asked to verify their identity before final rankings are relased.

Finale & Awards

May 2022

Live finale for the Stock Pitch Challenge final presentations by the finalists. Distribution of prizes. The finale may be online or in-person.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I register?
When our app is out, simply create an account and you're in! Make sure to complete your profile before the start of the Challenge.
Does the Challenge use real-time data?
Yes! The Investment Challenge uses real-time data pulled directly live from the different exchanges.
What are the prizes?
In 2021, we gave out more than $10,000 in prizes, and decided to bring it up a notch!
What should I do to prepare?
This isn't a school exam: there's nothing to study! However, it would be a good idea to prepare through reading financial articles or watching education videos!
Who is eligible to participate?
Anyone 19 and under by the start of the Challenge is eligible to participate. We will strongly enforce eligiblity with user verification!
I have an issue with my account!
For the 2022 Challenge, users will have access to a support portal, a 1-(800) hotline and direct messages on Instagram!