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Economics Challenge

Get ready for the 2022 Economic Challenge by registering for the teacher information session to be held on January 10th from 4:00-4:30. During this session, you will learn about changes to the format of Maryland Econ Challenge and hear from teachers about how to prepare students for the event. To register for the Economic Challenge Information session to go the MCEE Events.


The Maryland Economics Challenge is an academic competition that provides high school students the opportunity to learn and then demonstrate knowledge and application of economics during a one day academic competition. It is the only program of its kind that tests micro and macroeconomic principals as well as knowledge of the world economy.

Student teams from high schools across the state compete with the excitement of an athletic competition to be recognized as the Maryland State Champion. The winning team is invited to represent Maryland at the National Economics Challenge Competition.

The competition provides an opportunity for students to compete in two divisions:


Targeted for first time challenge competitors who have taken no more than one economics course.


Targeted for AP, International baccalaureate, and honors students (as well as any returning competitors)

Teacher/Advisor Toolkit

Find details about the Maryland EconChallenge (updates will be coming soon).

Discover the details about the National Economics Challenge including How it Works, Awards, Preparation Materials, Practice Tests, Rules and Eligibility and more.

Study materials provided by the Council on Economic Education.

On demand webinar series on topics related to Microeconomics and Macroeconomics provided by the Council on Economic Education. 

Watch the winning presentation from the 2020 Econ Challenge.

Get your students excited to participate in the Econ Challenge by sharing this short video.

The rules include details about team divisions, team composition, student eligibility, and more.

Search the library for tests and questions.

Registration Information

To learn more about participating with your school in the 2021 Maryland Economics Challenge or to register your teams, please contact Dawn Baker at  dbaker@towson.edu

Maryland is proud to be the home of the 2021 National Champion Economics Challenge teams. 

Mt. Hebron High School has won Both Divisions in the National Economics Challenge for three years in a row.  Congratulations to the students and their teacher, Mr. Vann Prime.


Mt. Hebron High, Howard County

TEAM MEMBERS:  Pauline Chang, Saniya Mahate, Nicholas Snyder, Sudharsan Sundar


Mt. Hebron High, Howard County

TEAM MEMBERS:  David Lieman, Sahith Mada, Dhishan Reddy, Natalie Venginickal

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