2017-2018 KWHS Investment Competition: Region 1

KWHS-IC-Region1-CMYK

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

— Benjamin Franklin

Eligibility: High school students (9th to 12th grade) from China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.

Important Dates

  • September 18, 2017: Registration Begins
  • October 23, 2017: OTIS Trading Begins (Registration will close at 11:59 p.m. EST)
  • November 27, 2017: Mid-Project Team Review Due
  • December 29, 2017: Trading Ends
  • January 14, 2018: Final Strategies Due
  • January 29, 2018: Top Teams Notified
  • March 10, 2018: Region 1 Finale at Penn Wharton China Center, Beijing
  • May 4-5, 2018*: Global Finale at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

*Important Note: May 5, 2018 is an SAT test date.

Social Media

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and you can find us @whartonhs on Twitter and @kwhslife on Instagram. Don’t forget to use #kwhsinvests on your posts.

Competition Materials

Click HERE to access 2017-2018 KWHS Investment Competition Region 1 Guidebook.

Click HERE to access 2017-2018 KWHS Investment Competition Region 1 Approved Stock List.

Click HERE to access 2017-2018 KWHS Investment Competition OTIS FAQ.

Click HERE to access 2017-2018 Additional Resources.

Click HERE to access a tutorial video on OTIS (Online Trading and Investment Simulator).

Questions?

Email KWHS-Region1(at)wharton.upenn.edu