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27 Oct 2023
Registration deadline. Schools wishing to enter the Qualifying Round must complete and return the registration form and pay the registration fee (€250) by this date. To participate, a business school must be a member in good standing of NIBS.
7 Nov 2023
Distribution of Qualifying Round case. Beginning at 10:00 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+00:00), the Qualifying Round case will be available to all member institutions that have notified the organisers of their intention to enter the competition and paid the registration fee. NOTE: Teams have 10 hours after downloading the case to analyze the case and upload a report outlining their recommended solution.
21 Nov 2023
Qualifying Round ends. Teams must complete their case analysis and submit it to the host institution by 6:00 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+00:00) on this date.
8 Dec 2023
Finalists announced. Host institution announces names of the 16 schools that will advance to the Championship Round, along with the names of the individual team members.
1 Feb 2024
Deadline to pay the Participant Fee. NIBS member institutions whose teams have advanced to the Championship Round must submit the applicable Participant Fee (€750) by this date.
22 Mar 2024
Championship Round begins. Opening ceremony held. Teams formally welcomed by host school, rules reviewed and explained, divisions and match-ups set by random draw factoring in the order of finish in the Qualifying Round.
27 Mar 2024
Championship Round ends. Finals and closing ceremony held. Competition champions and other award winners announced.