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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.

Regional Organizers – For additional information on regional boundaries see Guidebook


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

 

Regions

Competition Date
and Location

Contact

Winner

1

October 29th
Roanoke College
Salem, Virginia

Michelle (Alexander) Crook
alexander@roanoke.edu

 

 

2

October 20th  
Towson University
Towson, MD

Matthew Chambers
mchambers@towson.edu

 

3

October 20th
Elon University
Elon, NC

Vitaliy Strohush
vstrohush@elon.edu

Dr. Brandon Sheridan
bsheridan4@elon.edu

 

District Semifinals

November 10th
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Richmond, VA

Yolanda Ferguson

 

National
Competition

December 1st
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Washington, D.C.

Participants Resources

These resources will help you prepare for the Fed Challenge competition.

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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