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Precious Metals Trading Challenge: Go for Gold

June 4-9, 2023

Are you ready to go for gold? On June 4, CME Group is launching the Go for Gold Precious Metals Trading Challenge. You'll have the opportunity to practice trading highly liquid Precious Metals products, including global benchmarks such as Gold, Silver, Platinum, and Palladium futures. Trade in a risk-free environment while competing against other traders for the chance to win the grand prize of a 1 oz. bar of gold.*

Competition Details

  • Throughout the Competition, all trades will be completed in the Challenge Simulator
  • All traders will begin with a virtual account of $100,000, with the goal of increasing the balance as much as possible by the conclusion of the competition
  • The top three eligible traders with the highest account balance and completed Eligibility Checklist at the end of five days will earn cash prizes and bragging rights


How to Register

New CME Account User

  1. Create a free CME account
  2. Verify email address
  3. Return to this challenge registration page
  4. Click on the "Enroll Today" button
  5. Enter your challenge name

Existing CME Account User

  1. Log in to your CME account
  2. Click on the "Enroll Today" button
  3. Enter your challenge name

*Participants will only be eligible to receive a 1 oz. gold bar if permitted in accordance with the applicable laws of their jurisdiction.


Learn why precious metals should be on your radar

Gold is responsive to the world, delivering opportunities in nearly all market conditions. Possibilities are endless with precious metal contracts that allow you to go short as easily as you go long several times a day with nearly 24-hour access.

This trading challenge is designed to give you the opportunity to test-drive trading strategies and gain valuable exposure to precious metals. Through our daily educational videos and courses, you'll learn about the key benefits of trading our suite of precious metal contracts.

Prizes for eligible participants

The grand prize winner for first place of the trading challenge will be a gold bar, while the second and third place finishers will receive a cash prize.


For more information and the full contest rules visit CME Group's website:

 Go for Gold Futures Trading Challenge (

This competition is open to residents in the United States (US), Canada (CA) excluding Quebec, *Brazil (BR), United Kingdom (UK), Germany (DE), Netherlands (NL), Switzerland (CH), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), Republic of Korea (KR), Taiwan (TW), and Japan (JP).

*Residents of Brazil must have a bank account in the United States to be eligible to receive a prize.

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Futures trading involves substantial risk of loss and may not be suitable for all investors. Therefore, carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your financial condition. Trading advice is based on information taken from trade and statistical services and other sources Blue Line Futures, LLC believes are reliable. We do not guarantee that such information is accurate or complete and it should not be relied upon as such. Trading advice reflects our good faith judgment at a specific time and is subject to change without notice. There is no guarantee that the advice we give will result in profitable trades. All trading decisions will be made by the account holder. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

Blue Line Futures is a member of NFA and is subject to NFA’s regulatory oversight and examinations. However, you should be aware that the NFA does not have regulatory oversight authority over underlying or spot virtual currency products or transactions or virtual currency exchanges, custodians or markets. Therefore, carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for you considering your financial condition.

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