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Economics Challenge

The competition is FREE and open to teams of 3-4 students in grades 7-12. It consists of two competitions, the Economics Challenge and the Economics Critical Thinking Challenge. At the high school level, the Arizona Economics Challenge serves as the state qualifier for the National Economics Challenge hosted by the National Council for Economic Education.

2025 Economics Challenge

Registration will open Fall 2024

2024 State Champion – David Ricardo Division

Team: The D1 Yappers

School: Hamilton High School

Teacher: Grant Lapinski

2024 State Champion – Adam Smith Division

Team: The Thorgregsons

School: BASIS Mesa

Teacher: Greg Thorson

Individual Competition Information

Economics Challenge

Showcase your knowledge of economic concepts in a fast-paced competition.

Economics Critical Thinking

Review case study and create a presentation to showcase your solution.

Get in Touch

Contact ACEE for more information.