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RETIREMENT KNOWLEDGE QUIZ BOWL

Sign Up Today for the 2016 NAGDCA/ANC Quiz Bowl!   (Waiting list only!)

Deadline - August 19, 2016 

The NAGDCA/ANC Foundation Retirement Knowledge Quiz Bowl is a competition for CFP and non-CFP degree programs. The objective of the Retirement Knowledge Quiz Bowl is to promote the profession of financial planning and advance knowledge in the field of public sector retirement plans. The event will engage students in general retirement planning issues and expand awareness of the professional community and organizations that support the profession. The mission of the ANC Foundation is to advance knowledge in the field of public sector retirement security.

The game-show style challenge is being held on September 20-21 in conjunction with the 2016 NAGDCA Annual Conference in Denver, CO September 18-21. 

Quiz Bowl information: 

  • Each Quiz Bowl team will receive $1,600 in funding from the ANC Foundation to assist with travel to the NAGDCA Annual Conference.
  • Teams must consist of four students. 
  • Students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate financial planning degree program.
  • Only one team per school may participate. 
  • Quiz Bowl is limited to a total of 6 teams.
  • Students may only participate in one Quiz Bowl; prior participants are not eligible.

The student teams will compete in a Retirement Knowledge Quiz Bowl that will test the team's knowledge of financial planning and retirement issues. Each team will be presented questions from the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Certified Retirement Counselor (CRC) exams. All teams will compete against each other on September 20 and the top 2 winners will compete as finalists in a second round on the following day, September 21.

Judging: 
Scores will be given for each correct answer. Incorrect answers will not receive any points. 
The top two teams, based on score, will be recognized as 1st and 2nd place.

Awards:
The top two teams will be awarded the following: 
1st Place Team: $1,600 cash prize to the students ($400/student) and a trophy for the school
2nd Place Team: $400 cash prize to students ($100/student) and a trophy for the school

Timeline: 
August 19 – Competition application due from student teams 
September 18 – 21 - Students participate in annual conference networking and learning opportunities 
September 20 – Retirement Knowledge Quiz Bowl – Round 1
September 21 – Retirement Knowledge Quiz Bowl – Final Round

To sign-up a team for the quiz bowl, please complete this form by August 19, 2016.  Each team member should register for the NAGDCA Annual Conference; registration information can be found here.

For questions, contact NAGDCA HQ at nagdca@amrms.com or 859-514-9161.

 
 
 


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