Local Case Competition

University of Minnesota Local Case Competition

2018 Competition Information

Competition Date: Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Registration deadline: January 15, 2018

*Registration is limited and granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.*

The case will be released in January 2018.

Participant Information:

Registered teams will receive a Case Competition Guidebook, which includes:

  • Rules and regulations
  • Roles for students and advisors
  • Team definitions
  • Judging criteria
  • Contact information for additional questions
  • Technical assistance for team development 

Once registration is closed, four person teams will be randomly assigned. Team adjustments may be made in order to ensure each competing team represents at least two professions. Team assignments will be shared at the local case competition retreat on January 20 (more information below). Requests to be on a team with specific people are not accepted. 

Local Competition Award Information:

  • 1st place  (shared award) $3,000
  • 2nd place (shared award): $2,000
  • 3rd place  (shared award): $1,000

Mandatory Local Case Competition Retreat - Saturday, January 20th 2018

This is when local teams will be assigned and the case will be distributed.

*ALL registered University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Rochester, and Duluth students MUST attend. If you cannot make the retreat but wish to participate in the case competition, you must contact us in advance and exceptions may be made on a case by case basis and a make-up session is required.*

Please email clarion@umn.edu with questions.