CME Group Commodity Trading ChallengeCME Group's Commodity Trading Challenge is a complimentary four-week electronic trading competition where teams of undergraduate and graduate students can trade Crude Oil, Gold and Corn Futures in a simulated trading environment on a real-time professional trading platform provided by CQG.
Top ranking students will be eligible for cash prizes and exclusive CME Group experiences.
This competition is an annual event and the number of schools that participate has grown each year - with 179 schools from 26 countries and over 320 teams competing in 2013. The Commodity Trading Challenge is a unique chance for students to learn hands on techniques for trading futures. Teams must consist of 3-5 members and can register with a student leader or faculty advisor.
If you would like to be included in our email distributions regarding the 2014 CME Group Commodity Trading Challenge, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Day of Market Education
CME Group's Day of Market Education is a one-day conference that provides students with an exclusive look into CME Group and the financial industry. During the conference, business experts will deliver presentations relevant to the global marketplace, and attendees will have the opportunity to view live open outcry trading and learn about CME Group's electronic trading platform, CME Globex. After the days' educational offerings, students will be joined by the industry's top firms for a networking reception and dinner.
This complimentary conference is by invitation-only for the top ranking student teams participating in CME Group's 2013 Commodity Trading Challenge.
Students are responsible for their travel and hotel accommodations.
If you participated in the 2013 CME Group Commodity Trading Challenge and did not advance to the Championship Round but would still like to attend the Day of Market Education in Chicago, please email Trading.Challenge@cmegroup.com to request to register.
WhenFriday, April 12, 2013
WhereCME Group Headquarters
20 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
2013 CME Group Commodity Trading Challenge Final ResultsChampionship Round – Final Results
|2013 Participating Schools
|We would like to thank all of our 2012 CME Group Trading Challenge participants and for making this year’s competition a success! We look forward to the competition in 2013!
Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Open Outcry Trading Challenge in Houston:
1st - Brooke A. Weldon, Suffolk University
2nd - Drew Puchot, University of Houston- Downtown
3rd - Blythe Perez, University of Houston
4th - Zhen Li, Suffolk University
5th - Sameed Gagai, University of Houston
Benjamin L. Barr, University of Houston
Max Dobrushkin, University of Texas-Dallas
Lateef B. Frierson, University of Houston
Peter Watson, University of Houston
Allyson Quintana, University of Houston
Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Open Outcry Trading Challenge in Chicago:
1st – Tarek Alruri, Indiana University
2nd - Chang Xu, Ohio State University
3rd - Ross Ward, University of Houston
4th - Michael P. Brown, Menlo College
5th - Chelsea Shupe, Stevens Institute of Technology
Joseph Busch, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Michael Groff, University of Dayton
Christopher Hakim, University of Windsor
Derek Mulvey, Stevens Institute of Technology
Marc LeBoeuf, Menlo College
Thank you to all of our participants this year!
Final Electronic Trading Challenge Results (XLS)
Congratulations to our top 4 teams from the 2012 Electronic Trading Challenge representing the following schools:
1. University of Chicago
2. Chicago State University
3. Princeton University
4. Menlo College
We would like to thank all of our teams for participating in this year's challenge!
Preliminary Round Final Results (XLS)
View photos from the Chicago Open Outcry Trading Challenge – March 23, 2012
|CME Group and CQG are managing various aspects of the competition. Please see below for the appropriate contacts to reach out to with questions.
For specific questions related to the electronic trading platform and challenge specifications, please contact:
+1 212 809 8893 (available 24 hours)
For general challenge inquires and questions related to registration, please contact:
CME Group Commodity Trading Challenge Team