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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Students: Follow the 3 steps below to register for Budget Challenge.
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Registration is a 3 Step Process
Register for your class
Register your student account using the class code provided by your teacher. This is the step where you create a username and password and provide us with a correct email address.
(Estimated time: 10 minutes)
Confirm your email address
To do this, check your email (Use the email address provided during registration) for the registration confirmation email from firstname.lastname@example.org. Open the confirmation email and click the "Authorize and Login" link in the confirmation email. After completing the authorization process, you can log into your account and access the
How to Play
(Estimated time: 2 minutes)
Complete Vendor Selections
Once you have acknowledged your confirmation email, login to your account and complete your
by 9 PM local time on the simulation start date. Watch the
and use your
Budget and Cash Flow Spreadsheet
(also found at
Student Home > How to Play
) to build a long term plan and manage your day to day cash flow throughout the game.
(Estimated time: 1-2 hours)
Are you a registering teacher?
Get Ready For Simulation Launch
H&R Block Budget Challenge Quick Start Video
View the Registration Video
H&R Block Budget Challenge Registration
How to use the Budget and Cash Flow Spreadsheet
How to Use Budget and Cash Flow Spreadsheet (CFS)
Student Registration Tips
Where do I get the class registration code to register?
Only students with a registered teacher can play Budget Challenge. You can obtain your class registration code from teacher.
Why did I not receive my confirmation email?
Make sure you have spelled your email address correctly with no typos. If there is an error in the email address, you will not receive the confirmation email. Change to: If you find an error in your email address, you will need to create another student account using a different user name and password and correct email address.
If your email address had no typos and you still have not received your confirmation email, ask around in your class. Did the other students get their confirmation emails? If they did and you did not then check your SPAM (JUNK) folder. If they did not either, discuss the issue with your teacher as it could be related to restrictions on your school email server.
It is recommended that you add the following email addresses to your contact list (
for a complete list of email addresses used by Budget Challenge):
Can I register more than one student account in the same semester?
According to the Official Contest Rules, participants may only play one student account per semester.
Can I share an email address with another student or my teacher?
Every participant must have a unique email address that they can access throughout the game. Students are not permitted to share email addresses with other students or with their teacher. If you do not confirm your email address you will not be able to play Budget Challenge.
What do I do after I confirm my email address?
After confirming your email address you will need to complete Vendor Selections at
Student Home > Vendor Selections
. Use the
and the Budget and Cash Flow Spreadsheet (found at
Student Home > How to Play
) to help you make informed decisions and build a plan for the game. Vendor Selections must be completed by 9 PM local time on the simulation start date to be eligible for prizes. Your account is not active until Vendor Selections are complete. Click on each tab and make the selections resulting in all green tabs.
Budget Challenge is a Reg. Trademark of ProperLiving, LLC. U.S. Patent Nos. 8,444,418 and 8,740,617