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UMFO Trading  Challenge

UMFO members will have the opportunity to compete in the 11th annual Trading Challenge.

Trading begins on December 1, 2022 and ends April 1, 2023. There is over $1,000 in prizes to be won throughout the trading period. 


Continuing from last year, members may also submit a 2-page investment thesis report for a chance to win additional prizes. This prize is independent of your ranking and is based on your ability to create a rational and analytical investment report. 

Become a member today to gain access to one of the largest campus-wide competitions.


  • The Stock Market Competition will commence on market open December 1, 2022, with the competition running until the latest market close prior to April 1, 2023.

  • Each participant will have a mock portfolio beginning balance of $1,000,000.

  • Short selling, option trading, and traditional stock trading is permitted.

  • Participants may make an unlimited number of trades during the competition period with a minimum of one trade per quarter.

  • Viewing of other participant's portfolio will not permitted, and portfolios will not be permitted to be reset after the competition has started.

  • The minimum purchase price for stocks is $5.

  • There is a 20% position limit for each participant's portfolio holdings.

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