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 is one spot allocated to the International Invitational in the entire competition, with the exception of the Debating event. Mark down the following due dates!

Participation Confirmation: August 1, 2018 

Payment: October 22, 2018


In the fall, prospective 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.  Once submitted, these case analyses are then evaluated by industry professional judges and the top 6 teams in each event are invited to compete at Final Weekend. Mark down the following due dates!

Participation Confirmation: September 21, 2018 

Cases Released and Payment: October 9, 2018

Proof of Enrolment: October 22, 2018

Preliminary Round: October 26, 2018 (11:59 PM EST)

Finalist Announced: November 16, 2018 (5:00 PM EST)


At Final Weekend, eight competitive events are held over two days, for which competing finalists are given about 5 hours to prepare. After preparing, teams present their solutions to a panel of judges, comprised of industry leaders and sponsor representatives. At the Final Banquet, the top three teams of each competitive event are announced. Mark down the following due dates!

Participation Confirmation: November 23, 2018 

Payment: December 31, 2018

Final Weekend: January 17 - 19, 2019