Welcome Teachers and Students

The High School Investment Competition brings real-world investment tactics into the classroom. Ithaca College School of Business invites high school teams in the northeast to compete in Annual Investment Competition where students will learn basic principles of the stock market, various sectors, and fundamentals of real-time trading, with the opportunity to win great prizes!

How It Works

Teams composed of 3-6 student members ranging from 9th to 12th grades will receive $1,000,000 in virtual US dollars will build a portfolio that consists of five to twenty stocks. At the conclusion of the competition, awards will be given out to the top three earning portfolios. We've made some major improvements from prior competitions and, as a result, the rules for the competition have changed. Please be sure to review the complete competition guidelines here.

2018-2019 Competition Information

Registration for all team members and faculty advisors closes on October 25, 2019.

The start of the competition and first day of trading is October 28, 2019.

The competition closes at 4pm on April 10, 2020.

Please be sure to review the rules for the 2019-2020 competition.



Contact Jason Muenzen, Director of the Investment Program and Instructor of Finance.