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After purchasing your Futures Challenge, you first need to accept Rithmic’s Terms and Conditions through Rithmic's Website here.
You must use the Platform Credentials (NOT your Dashboard Credentials) sent to you by email to log in. If you haven't received this email within 15 minutes of your purchase, please get in touch with our support team so that we can assist you.
Once you accept Rithmic’s Terms and Conditions, you can start trading with any of our supported platforms by downloading them from your Dashboard.
The following rules must be followed during any of our Futures Challenges:
• Do not exceed the Daily Drawdown.
• Do not exceed the Max Trailing Drawdown.
• Do not make more than 50% of the Profit Target in a single trading day.
• Do not hold positions over the weekend.
• Trade for a minimum of 15/ 10/ 7/ 5 days (depending on your Challenge).
We offer a variety of instruments and each has its own commission fee.
To check our fees and commissions for all our available instruments, click here.
*Please note commissions for executing trades will be calculated in your P&L.
You can trade a variety of products from the following Exchanges: CME, CBOT, NYMEX, COMEX, and EUREX.
To see the full list of all the instruments we offer, click here.
When taking our Challenge, you will have access to live market data for the full amount of your Challenge from the time you pay the registration fee and receive your credentials.
The maximum number of contracts you can open varies for each Challenge.
Lite Challenge: 5 Micro contracts.
Standard and Executive Challenge: 5 standard/mini contracts or 50 micros. You can also combine standard/mini and micro contracts. For example, 3 standard contracts and 20 micros.
VIP Challenge: 10 standard/mini contracts or 100 micros. You can also combine standard/mini & micro contracts. For example, 7 standard contracts and 30 micros.
*Keep in mind, the lower your current balance is, the fewer contracts you will be allowed to trade.
We don't allow traders to hold open positions over the weekend, but during the week feel free to leave an overnight position if it fits your strategy.
For all CME instruments, trading hours are from Monday to Friday 17:00 - 15:10 CT. CME instrument trading will be closed only from 15:10 - 17:00 CT.
For Eurex instruments, trading hours are from Monday to Friday 01:10 - 22:00 CET. Eurex instrument trading will be closed only from 22:00 - 01:10 CET.
All markets are closed during the weekend. We also have a document displaying all our supported instruments along with their trading hours here (Standard - Executive - VIP Challenge) and here (Lite Challenge).
Each instrument may have different closing hours. The market is usually closed for all Futures instruments over the weekend.
CME Exchange Friday 17:00 until Sunday 18:00 p.m CT
EUREX Exchange Friday 22:00 until Monday 07:30 CET
To see the closing hours for all our available instruments, click here (Standard - Executive - VIP Challenge) and here (Lite Challenge).