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Manulife Life Cup 17th Economics Koshien National Tournament Held face-to-face for the first time in 3 years on Sunday, February 26! Live streaming on YouTube!
・High school student No. 1 in financial intelligence decided from 90 winners of 45 schools in local competition
・Scholarship recipients who do not need to be repaid after a heated battle at the National Olympics Memorial Youth Center
Manulife Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Benoît Mesle, Headquarters: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, hereinafter “Manulife Life”) sponsors as the main sponsor a financial and economic quiz tournament for high school students “Manulife Life Cup 17th” The 2019 National High School Financial and Economics Quiz Championship Economics Koshien National Tournament” (sponsored by Certified NPO Corporation Financial Intelligence Promotion Association) will be held on Sunday, February 26th. Manulife Life will serve as the main sponsor of the tournament for the ninth consecutive year.
A total of 45 schools (90 students), including the top 1 school that won 44 local competitions and Internet competitions held from November to December 2022, will participate in the Economics Koshien National Competition. In this competition, the No. 1 high school team in the country will be decided from among 1,610 people from 805 teams from 354 schools that entered the local competition (including the Internet competition).
This year, the national tournament will be held face-to-face for the first time in three tournaments, and the event will be live-streamed on Economics Koshien’s official YouTube channel
(https://youtu.be/BhGkGkj5fZk). From your home, you can support the heated battle of high school students in real time.
The Economics Koshien is held every year with the aim of helping high school students understand the world’s financial and economic systems, acquire the ability to design their own lives, and acquire knowledge about finance and economics. Sponsorship of the tournament is part of Manulife Life’s efforts to “promote financial literacy education” to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition, Manulife Life’s global “Impact Agenda” includes “promoting sustainable physical and mental health,” “promoting inclusive business
opportunities,” and “accelerating to a sustainable future.” . Please
see here (https://www.manulife.co.jp/ja/individual/about/sponsorship/economics-koshien.html) for Manulife Life’s support efforts for Economics Koshien.
For details about the tournament, please refer to the official website (https://econ-koshien.com/).
State of Chiba meeting held on Sunday, December 18
High school students taking on a quiz at the Ehime tournament held on Sunday, December 11
Overview of the event
Manulife Life Cup 17th National High School Financial Economy Quiz Championship Economics Koshien National Tournament
Date: February 26, 2023 (Sun) 10:00-16:30
Participating schools: 90 students from 45 schools who won local and internet competitions nationwide
Winning prize: Winning trophy, training trip to New York and Boston (planned) *You can watch the event on the official YouTube channel of Economics Koshien (17th Economics Koshien National Tournament – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhGkGkj5fZk).
*For infection control, general viewing is not accepted. note that. List of schools participating in the national competition
* Iwate/Kochi/Kumamoto preliminaries were held online.
Contents of past national competitions and winning schools
* Internet tournaments are included from the 7th onwards
About the national high school financial and economic quiz
championship “Economics Koshien”
Since the 1st Economics Koshien tournament (local tournament held in 2006, national tournament held in 2007), 27,851 high school students from 5,448 schools nationwide have taken on the challenge until the 17th tournament. Participants enter in pairs of students who attend the same school, acquire financial intelligence with pre-learning materials provided by the Association for the Advancement of Financial Intelligence, a certified NPO that plans and hosts the Economics Koshien, and participate in regional competitions (Internet
competitions). including). The winners of the regional competitions (including Internet competitions) advance to the national competition held in February every year, and the winners of the national competition receive a trophy and a study trip to New York and Boston as a supplementary prize. In addition, the certified NPO Corporation Financial Intelligence Promotion Association provides the “Kaneko-Mori Ikuei Scholarship” that does not need to be repaid. and presented at the national convention. Please refer to the official website (https://econ-koshien.com/) for details on the national competition and scholarships.
About the Certified NPO Corporation Financial Intelligence Promotion Association The Association for the Advancement of Financial Intelligence is a specified non-profit organization that helps all people to understand the importance and necessity of financial intelligence and acquire financial intelligence. We gather wisdom from a wide range of consumers, the business world, the educational world, the financial world, etc., and are supported by members who agree with the purpose of the society, and work to cultivate financial intelligence for everyone. For details, please refer to the official website
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