COMPETITION STRUCTURE

For our 15th Anniversary, CaseIT is celebrating by providing new opportunities for undergraduate competitors from around the globe to showcase their capabilities in case analysis and immerse themselves in Canadian culture! Details about this year’s competition are included below.

SIX DAYS OF COMPETITION

CaseIT 2018 spans across six days from Sunday, February 11th to Friday, February 16th, 2018. We look forward to welcoming teams to experience our beautiful City of Vancouver and to put their skills to the test for more days than ever before!

MULTI-CASE COMPETITION FORMAT

Teams will be challenged during the competition week to showcase their versatility and adaptability through multiple rounds of business cases:

Preliminary Round One

Short Case

On Tuesday, February 13th, teams showcase their ability to perform under pressure with a five-hour case. Teams that place first within their division for this case automatically qualify for the Bitcoin Gold Wildcard Round.

Preliminary Round Two

Long Case

On Wednesday, February 14th, teams begin deliberations for the long case. Competitors will have 24 hours to deliberate, and then an additional 24 hours of preparation time prior to presenting their solutions to industry professionals on Friday, February 16th. Winning teams will advance to the Finals Presentations

Bitcoin Gold Wildcard Round

5-minute pitch

On Friday, February 16th, teams qualifying for the Bitcoin Gold Wildcard Round will compete in a rapid-fire, 5-minute pitch of their long case solution to industry professionals. The team that places first in the Bitcoin Gold Wildcard Round advances to the Finals Presentations.

Finals Presentation

Long Case Re-Presentation

The Finals Presentations showcase the top five teams’ case solving capabilities. The qualified teams re-present their long case solution to a new panel of judges during the Finals Presentations. The winning team of the Finals Presentations is declared the CaseIT 2018 Champions.

Competition Schedule

Familiarize your self with the CaseIT 2018 competition schedule.