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College Fed Challenge




An academic competition designed to expand the community's understanding of the Federal Reserve System's unique role in the economy and the importance of Federal Open Market Committee decisions.

In 2014, participating colleges and universities will organize and host the preliminary regional rounds of the competition. Register by emailing the regional organizer in your region.  The registration deadline for all regional competitions is September 30, 2014.

Regional competition winners will advance to participate in a semi-final competition round at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond on November 17, 2014. The semi-final competition winner will advance to compete in the finalist competition at the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. on December 2, 2014 with other teams from participating Reserve Banks.

Regional organizers should be contacted with any questions about the regional competitions.

Find Your Region

Region 1 Organizer
Philip Heap, James Madison University
Competition Location:  James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.
Competition Date: Sunday, November 9, 2014

Region 2 Organizer
Matthew Chambers, Towson University 
Competition Location:  Towson University, Towson, Md.
Competition Date: Friday, October 31, 2014

Region 3 Organizer
Mike Aguilar, University of North Carolina
Competition Location: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Competition Date: Friday, November 7, 2014

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