CME Trading Competition

Stage 5 Trading Top 5 Leaders

as of: 08/31/2018


Top 5 Overall Stage 5 Traders


Top 5 “ZW” Stage 5 Trading Members


*Risk Disclaimer: Past performance is not indicative of future results.  Trading Futures and Options on Futures involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.

Trading Competition

Start: August 19th at 5 PM CT

End: August 31st at 4 PM CT

Prizes (Commission Credits)

First Place: $1,000

Second Place: $500

Third Place: $250

Competition Details

  • All trades will be completed in the GAIN Trader Simulated Trading Environment using the white-labeled Contest Trader application
  • All traders will begin with a virtual account of $100,000. Your goal: increase the balance to as much as possible by the conclusion of the competition
  • Choose to trade from CME Group’s Gold(GGC), Crude Oil(GCL), Corn(ZC), Wheat(ZW), Soybean(ZS) products, and the 10-year treasury note(ZN)
  • Top three traders with the highest P&L balance at the end will get commission credits towards their live account trading post the contest
  • Contestants do not need to have a current live or active account, but the commission credits to the winners will only be credited to live trading on Stage 5 Trading accounts with GAIN Capital Futures as the FCM.


  • This trading completion is limited to non-professional individuals only. Entities and NFA registered persons are not eligible
  • Simulated commission charges set at $5.00 per side inclusive of fees
  • Only 1 demo account is permitted per client for the contest
  • Futures only will be traded
  • Top 10 rankings will be updated prior to the next trading day on at close of market, with the winners announced Tuesday September 4, 2018
  • Using the Contest Trader front-end trading application will be mandatory amongst all contestants
  • We will be adding an additional $100 commission credit for the trader with the highest P/L on the Wheat contract (ZW).
  • To compete, traders must sign up for trading competition from Stage 5 Trading’s link and have an active live account with Stage 5 Trading Corp.
  • Wheat competition leader board will be updated daily on the Stage 5 website and Twitter page after ZW close at 1:20 PM CT.

If you have any questions or we can assist with anything please contact your broker or the Stage 5 Client Services team at

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