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College Fed Challenge

College Fed Challenge

The College Fed Challenge competition challenges students to present their analysis of economic conditions and recommend an appropriate course for monetary policy.

Teams in the Fifth Federal Reserve District compete at regional competitions organized and hosted by participating colleges and universities. The top team from each regional competition advances to participate in a semi-final competition round at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The semi-final competition winner moves on to compete in the finalist competition at the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

For additional information or to register, contact your regional organizer.

 

Regions

Competition Date
and Location

Contact

Winner

1

November 3rd
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA
Registration Deadline: 9/15

Philip Heap
James Madison University
heapps@jmu.edu

 

2

October 19th  
Towson University
Towson, MD
Registration Deadline: 10/5

Matthew Chambers
Towson University
mchambers@towson.edu

 

3

October 20th
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC
Registration Deadline: 9/28

Sandeep Mazumder 
Wake Forest University
mazumds@wfu.edu

Mary H. Lesser
Lenoir-Rhyne University
Mary.Lesser@lr.edu

 

District Semifinals

November 16th
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Richmond, VA

Yolanda Ferguson
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Richmond, VA

 

National
Competition

November 29th
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Washington, D.C.

Fifth District Competition

Winner – Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Finalist – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Finalist – Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

National Competition

Winner – Pace University, New York, NY

Fifth District Competition

Winner – Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Finalist – University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Finalist – American University, Washington, DC

National Competition

Winner – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Fifth District Competition

Winner - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Finalist - Mount St. Mary’s, Emmitsburg, MD
Finalist - James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

National Competition
Winner - Pace University, New York, NY

Press release: UNC-Chapel Hill Wins District College Fed Challenge

Fifth District Competition

Winner - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Finalist - American University, Washington, DC
Finalist - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

National Competition
Winner - Pace University, New York, NY

Fifth District Competition

Winner - James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Finalist - American University, Washington, DC
Finalist - Elon University, Elon, N.C.

National Competition
Winner - Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.

Fifth District Competition

Winner - American University, Washington, DC

Finalist - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Finalist - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

National Competition
Winner - Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

Fifth District Competition

Winner - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Finalist - Loyola University, Baltimore, Md.
Finalist - Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va.

National Competition
Winner - Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.

Fifth District Competition

Winner - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.

Finalist - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Finalist - Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, Md.

National Competition
Winner - Bentley University, Waltham, Mass.

Fifth District Competition

Winner - Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.

Finalist - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Finalist - James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

National Competition
Winner - Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.

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