JA San Diego Stock Market Challenge


5th Annual JA Stock Market Challenge Details

JA Stock Market Challenge is the culminating event for our JA Take Stock in Your Future program.  This optional fast-paced mock stock market simulation invites students from all over the county to compete against each other to build the largest mock portfolio. It is a morning of fun and frenzy as they simulate 60 days of trading.

  • Prior to the event, high schools students spend 3-5 class sessions learning about the fundamentals of investing for their futures and basic concepts about how the stock market works
  • Students compete in teams of 2-4 to build the largest mock portfolio
  • The Challenge simulate 60 days of trading over two hours
  • Teams start with $500,000 in mock stocks and cash

WHEN: March 9th, 11:00am-12:30pm
WHERE: Virtual Event 

  • In this year's competition, students and business professionals will have the opportunity to compete at the same time!
    • Teachers: contact Jenni Preciado for more information at jpreciado@jasandiego.org
    • Business professionals: Learn more and register HERE
    • If you are a high school student who is NOT participating as part of a school class but would like to participate, learn more and join our Stock Market Challenge Workshop HERE

Watch the video below to see what the hype is all about!

JA Take Stock in Your Future

For more information about the JA Take Stock in Your Future program, visit the JA Take Stock in Your Future program page.

JA Stock Market Challenge

For more information about this opportunity, please contact  Jenni Preciado  

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