CME Group

Past Challenge Winners

2016 CME Group Trading Challenge Final Results

CME Group’s 2016 Trading Challenge included ten contracts from six asset classes: Corn, Soybeans, Live Cattle, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives (BMD) Crude Palm Oil Futures, Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Gold, E-mini S&P 500, 10-Year U.S. Treasury Note, and EUR/USD Futures. Nearly 1,900 students participated from 200 schools around the world.

University - Team Name Final Simulated Account Balance
Nanyang Polytechnic (Singapore) – Team Alpha $500,018.75
Carnegie Mellon University (U.S.) – Team Scotty Dogs of the Dow $443,430.00
Concordia University (Canada) – Team Yolo $355,750.00
University of Colorado Boulder (U.S.) – Team CU_Ugrad_1 $326,614.38

2016 CME Group Trading Challenge Final Standings
2016 CME Group Trading Challenge Global Participation
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2015 CME Group Trading Challenge Final Results

CME Group’s 2015 Trading Challenge included nine contracts from six asset classes: Corn, Soybeans, Live Cattle, Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Gold, E-mini S&P 500, 10-Year U.S. Treasury Note, and EUR/USD Futures. Over 2,000 students participated from 226 schools around the world.

University - Team Name Final Simulated Account Balance
Ozyegin University - OzU Invest $534,672.50
University of Alabama at Birmingham - UAB Blazers $490,287.50
Boston University-Big Hero Five $474,843.13
Carnegie Mellon University - Carnegie Mellon $458,655.00

2015 CME Group Trading Challenge Final Standings
2015 CME Group Trading Challenge Global Participation
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2014 CME Group Trading Challenge Final Results

CME Group’s 2014 Trading Challenge included nine contracts from six asset classes: Corn, Soybeans, Live Cattle, Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Gold, E-mini S&P 500, 10-Year U.S. Treasury Note, and EUR/USD Futures. Nearly 1,600 students participated from 207 schools around the world.

Congratulations to the following winning teams of the 2014 Challenge.

University - Team Name Final Simulated Account Balance
1. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Team Ocean Futures $404,652.50
2. Boston University - Team Lighthouse $374,535.00
3. Georgia State University - Team Panthers FX Traders $361,150.00
4. Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation - Team Forex Traders

$354,770.00

2014 CME Group Trading Challenge Final Standings
2014 CME Group Trading Challenge Global Participation
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2013 CME Group Trading Challenge Final Results

CME Group’s 2013 Trading Challenge included three contracts from two asset classes: Crude Oil, Gold and Corn Futures. Participation included nearly 1,500 students from 179 schools around the world.

Congratulations to the following winning teams of the 2013 Challenge.

University - Team Name Final Simulated Account Balance
1. Rice University – Rice JJRS $372,325.00
2. Polytechnic Institute of NYU – The Masterminds $319,625.00
3. Escuela de Ingenieria de Antioquia – MONTEROJO                                  $317,640.00
4. Georgia Institute of Technology – M.I.R. $316,920.00

2013 CME Group Trading Challenge Final Standings
2013 CME Group Trading Challenge Global Participation 
2013 CME Group Trading Challenge Participating Schools 
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