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Allegheny, Washington, Westmoreland, Fayette, & Greene Counties

All Allegheny, Greene, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland County schools are invited to participate in the elementary, middle or high school competitions.

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Current Game Dates

Fall - October 12th - December 18th, 2020 

Spring - February 15th - April 23rd, 2021

Start making trades immediately and the game will reset the Friday before the competition starts, after the market closes at 5 pm, and all trades will then go into the new game that begins at 9:30 am, the opening of the market, on the first day of the competition.

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

In the Spring, we celebrate with extra special local/county middle and high school competitions

Prizes per Counties/Region*

First Place - $100 - top game, $25 teacher

Second Place - $50 game, $20 teacher

Third Place - $30 game, $15 teacher

*Must be active games, no cash only portfolios

Overall Prizes:

  • Top three middle & high schools per county

  • There are statewide prizes too!

Interested in joining the competition?

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Rankings - Celebrating the past - Spring 2020
Special funding for our programs has been made available for these counties thanks to the following sponsor:
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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.

Sponsored Schools

 

Allegheny County

Allegheny Valley, Avonworth, Baldwin-Whitehall, Bethel Park, Brentwood Borough, Carlynton, Chartiers Valley, Clairton City, Cornell, Deer Lakes, Duquesne City,  East Allegheny, Elizabeth Forward, Fox Chapel Area, Gateway, Hampton Township, Highlands, Keystone Oaks, McKeesport Area, Montour, Moon Area, Mt Lebanon, North Allegheny, North Hills, Northgate, Penn Hills, Pine-Richland,  Pittsburgh, Plum Borough, Quaker Valley, Riverview, Shaler Area,  South Allegheny, South Fayette Township, South Park, Steel Valley, Sto-Rox, Upper Saint Clair, West Allegheny, West Jefferson Hills, West Mifflin Area, and Wilkinsburg Borough School Districts along with other private school in the county.

Greene County

Carmichaels Area, Central Greene, Jefferson-Morgan, Southeastern Greene, West Greene School Districts, and private schools in the county.

Fayette County

Albert Gallatin Area, Brownsville Area, Connellsville Area, Frazier, Laurel Highlands, and Uniontown Area School Districts along with private schools in the county.

Washington County

Avella, Bentworth, Beth-Center, Burgettstown, California, Canon Mac, Charleroi, Chartiers-Houston, Fort Cherry, McGuffey, Peters Township, Ringgold, South Fayette, Trinity and Washington School Districts along with private schools in the county.

Westmoreland County

Belle Vernon Area, Burrell, Derry Area, Franklin Regional, Greater Latrobe, Greensburg Salem, Hempfield Area, Jeannette City, Kiski Area, Ligonier Valley, Monessen City, Mount Pleasant Area, New Kensington-Arnold, Norwin, Penn-Trafford, Southmoreland, and Yough School Districts along with private schools in the county.

Award Ceremony

If possible, a virtual or in person celebration will be held in May to honor the schools, teachers, and students.  They will be honored by the university, sponsors, officials, and PennCFL staff. 

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 CShirk@penncfl.org or call 570-975-5149.

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