Info & FAQs

The Small Exchange has created a Community Membership offer to show we're committed to bringing more participants to the futures market. We want to make exchange transaction fees less of a factor when you trade our products. The current, limited-time offer entitles you to reduced exchange transaction fees for your lifetime, when you trade our products.

Once your Community Membership is active, please visit the Community Member Program Details page for instructions on how to use your Community Member Token and what your Broker needs to know.


What do I get as a Small Exchange Community Member?

Our Community Membership entitles you to reduced exchange transaction fees when you trade our products. Community Members pay $0.07 per transaction while non-Community Members pay $0.15 per transaction.

How do I register?

  • Click on Log In or Sign Up on the Community Member Portal.  If you have not already created your credentials, you will need to sign up. 
  • Complete the registration and sign any outstanding agreement.
  • If payment is required, you will submit this under “Invoices and Payment.”
  • Once your Community Membership is active, follow these steps to link it to your trading account!

Do I need a Community Membership to trade the Smalls?

No, you do not need to be a Community Member to trade Small Exchange futures products.  A Small Exchange Community Membership will entitle you to reduced exchange transaction fees when you trade our products.

How do I trade the Smalls?

As an intermediated futures exchange, you will trade our futures through a broker that offers these.  You can find a list of brokers offering our futures products on the Brokers page. Don’t see your broker listed?  Contact them and tell them you want to trade the Smalls!

Can I purchase more than one Community Membership?

No, only one Community Membership per person.  Any account in which you are the beneficial owner can utilize the Community Membership to take advantage of the reduced exchange transaction fees.  For example, you can use the Community Membership for your individual futures account or a joint account which you own.   

Can I purchase a Community Membership for a minor?

No, all Community Members must be at least 18-years old.

Do I have to be a U.S. resident to be a Community Member?

No, Community Membership are not limited to U.S. persons.

I'm having trouble logging in or registering on the Community Member portal. Who can I contact for help?

Please reach out to