SourceAmerica will pay expenses for each finalist team to travel to the finals event. A finalist team consists of one coach, up to five presenting team members, one agency representative, one subject matter expert (SME) and an SME assistant (if needed). In addition to the trip to Washington, DC, each team will receive a monetary award, which is divided and distributed as follows:
- School: The educational establishment associated with the team will receive a $1,000 check.
- Nonprofit Agency: The nonprofit agency associated with the team will receive a $1,000 check.
- Team: Up to five student team members, the coach, and the SME will each receive a gift card that corresponds to the team's placement. The amounts range from $500- $575.