I.C.B.C. TIMELINE


INTERNATIONAL INVITATION

Through an application process, schools are selected based on submitted statements of interest and several other aspects. Successful applicants are directly invited to I.C.B.C. Final Weekend. There are two spots allocated to International Invitationals in the entire competition, with each school allowed to send 1 team to Final Weekend in the Business Policy stream. Mark down the following due dates!

Participation Confirmation: As soon as possible by expressing interest to the University Liaison at universityliaison@icbcqueens.com.

Payment: October 25th, 2019


PRELIMINARY ROUND

In the fall, competitors begin the I.C.B.C. journey through the Preliminary Round. In this selective process, students must analyze and devise solutions to complex business cases, presenting a written case response. Once submitted, these case analyses are then evaluated by the judges and the top 6 teams in each event (except Business Policy where the top 5 advance) are invited to compete at I.C.B.C. Final Weekend. Mark down the following due dates!

Participation Confirmation: September 20th, 2019 

Cases Released and Payment Due: October 8th, 2019

Proof of Enrolment: October 25th, 2018

Preliminary Round: October 25th, 2018 (11:59 PM EST)

Finalist Announced: November 15th, 2019 (5:00 PM EST)


FINAL WEEKEND

At Final Weekend, eight competitive events are held over two days, for which competing finalists are given about 5.5 hours to prepare. After preparing, teams present their solutions to a panel of judges, comprised of industry leaders and sponsor representatives. At the conclusion of Final Weekend, the top three teams of each competitive event are announced at Final Weekend. Mark down the following due dates!

Participation Confirmation: November 22nd, 2019

Payment: December 31st, 2019

Final Weekend: January 16th - 18th, 2020