CPABC Annual Business Case Competition

Show off and refine your business acumen by challenging yourself and your teammates to think strategically and develop innovative solutions to real issues facing real businesses. Teams who are invited to participate in the final round of the competition will be invited to an evening reception where they will meet like-minded peers from across the province and network with BC business leaders from industry, public practice and government.

How to Participate

Form a team of three or four students from your university or college. Teams of four must have at least two students who are in their 1st or 2nd year of studies, and teams of three must have at least one student who is in their 1st or 2nd year of studies. There is no limit on the number of teams from each post-secondary school that are allowed to participate. If you wish to participate but don’t have a team, don’t let that deter you! Send us an email at with your name, contact information, year in DAP. We will forward your information to the accounting club who will hopefully match you with year 1-3 BComm Sauder students. See Rules and Regulations for detailed information.

Important Deadlines: Register your team here by NOON on January 31, 2018.

Competition Format

Round 1: All registered teams will receive the first round case, via email, at 12noon on Friday, February 2, 2018 and must submit a video of their case presentation by 11:59 AM on Sunday, February 4, 2018. All video submissions will be judged by a panel at CPABC. 

Final Round: The top eight teams from the first round will be invited to compete in the final round at the Terminal City Club in Vancouver on Saturday, March 10, 2018, which is followed be a networking and celebration reception. 

Prizes: The first-place team will be awarded a cash prize of $2000. Second and third place prizes will be announced at a later date.

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