Personal Finance Challenge Awards

Illinois Personal Finance Challenge

Personal Finance Challenge Awards

All schools in the state who participate in the preliminary (online) round receive a certificate of recognition.

Members of the First Place team and the Second Place team at the state competition and each teacher-sponsor each receive prizes, medals, and a trophy for the school. Every participant in the state finals receives a certificate of participation. Each participating school in the state finals receives a framed and matted certificate noting their participation in the finals.

The First Place team qualifies to compete in the National Personal Finance Challenge competition.  Members of the National Championship team and their teacher-sponsor receive awards.


The 2015 Personal Finance Challenge (PFC) is a program of Econ Illinois with in-kind support provided from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. PFC is endorsed by Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford.