CME Group’s 2017 Trading Challenge is exclusive to currently enrolled college and university students at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
This electronic trading team competition is designed to provide student teams with an educational experience consistent with that of professional trading of CME Group products. Teams trade using live data in a simulated environment. Students compete as school teams for the competition. Registered teams comprised of 3 to 5 currently enrolled students will compete for cash prizes and unique CME Group experiences.
Teams will use the CQG Integrated Client (IC) trading platform to execute trades on the CME Globex platform. CQG will provide access to technical analysis and trading software as well as training before the competition begins. The CQG help line is available 24 hours a day.
Begins Monday, January 16 @ 8:00 a.m. CT
Concludes Monday, February 13 @ Market Close
Begins Tuesday, February 14 @ 8:00 a.m. CT
Concludes Thursday, February 23 @ Market Close
*The top 10% of teams with the highest account balance at the close on Thursday, February 23 will advance to the Final Round.
Begins Monday, February 27 @ Market Open
Concludes Friday, March 10 @ Market Close
*The top 5 teams receive a cash prize and are determined by the final account balance at the conclusion of trading.
*Final round participants will be invited to Chicago for CME Group's Day of Market Education.
For general challenge inquires and questions related to registration, or to be included in our email distributions, contact:
CME Group Trading Challenge Team