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Stock Market Challenge

All Snyder, Union, Montour, and Western Northumberland County schools are invited to participate in the elementary, middle or high school competitions.

Games run from Oct 7th - Dec 13th 2019 

Feb 10th - April 17th 2020 

In the Fall, we have a statewide competition for all divisions.

In the Spring, we celebrate with an extra special middle and high school competitions.

Additional prizes:

  • Top middle & high school per school district

  • Top three middle & high schools per county

  • There are statewide prizes too!

Interested in joining the competition? 

Special funding for our programs has been made available for those counties thanks to the following sponsors:

Our sponsored stock market competition offers players in grades 3-12 the opportunity to manage a hypothetical $100,000 portfolio by investing in stocks chosen from the USA markets: American, New York and NASDAQ exchanges. The competition teaches students about investing and encourages financial literacy through hands-on activities in the classroom. For more information on our partnership with these sponsors, click to view the full press release.

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Sponsored Schools

The schools invited to participate are Danville, Lewisburg, Line Mountain, Midd-West, Mifflinburg, Milton, Selinsgrove, Shamokin, Southern, Shikellamy, Warrior Run along with Our Lady of Lourdes, Northumberland Christian School, Sunbury Christian Academy, SUN Area Technical School and more along with other private schools in the county. 

Award Ceremony

The top game from each middle and high school will win $25. 

The top three middle and high games in this county will win prizes starting at $100 for the student and $25 for the teacher.

A celebration luncheon will be hosted by Susquehanna University in May to honor the schools, teachers and their students.  They will be honored by the bank and newspaper executives along with PennCFL staff. 

Enjoy a collection of photos from the May 2018 Celebration:

If you are ready to create a sponsorship relationship which exceeds your goals and gives you the chance to become a part of our growing, passionate organization, contact us at or call 570-975-5149.