Welcome to the Washington Financial Challenge! 

The Washington Financial Literacy Challenge is designed to recognize students who demonstrate high levels of personal finance skills and reward teachers for outstanding practices in teaching personal finance curriculum.

All high school students are eligible to participate in the program. Consequently, teachers of various courses are engaged in the competition. A listing of applicable courses includes (but is not limited to):

  • Business
  • Consumer Economics
  • Economics
  • Family & Consumer Science
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Personal Finance
  • Entrepreneurship.
  • Social Studies
  • Math 


There is no cost to either teachers or students to participate in the Washington Finance Challenge and no formal courses in Personal Finance are required.

 Teachers – There are no participation fees.  Register for the game by May 20, 2018.. 

 Students – Study hard, the Washington Finance Challenge will test your knowledge.



Washington will not be participating in the National Finance Challenge in 2016.  Educators in our state requested one person teams. This format does not correspond with the format followed by states with teams qualifying for the national competition.