3rd Annual TCU Neeley School of Business Invitational MBA/MS Supply Chain Case Competition

Case Competition Schedule

Thursday 2/21/19 Suggested attire: business casual  
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Teams arrive throughout the day and check in Hilton Downtown Fort Worth
5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Registration Information, Opening Reception and Dinner
Flight Assignment and presentation order


Friday 2/22/19 Suggested attire: casual  
6:30 - 7:30 a.m.  Breakfast buffet for teams and faculty Hilton 
7:30 - 10:00 a.m. War room assignments and distribution of case to teams at staggered times (7:30 1st team, 8:20 2nd Team, 8:50 3rd Team, 9:30 4th Team)
5 written copies per team
10:00 -10:20 a.m. Case clarification sessions for 1st Team Captains from each flight Hilton, RM TBD
10:40 - 11:00 a.m. Case clarification sessions for 2nd Teams Captains from each flight  
11:10 - 11:30 a.m. Case clarification sessions for 3rd Teams Captains from each flight  
11:40 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Case clarification sessions for 4th Teams Captains from each flight
12:00 p.m. Boxed lunches delivered to teams Individual War Rooms
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Buffet dinner for teams Hilton Room TBD
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Faculty and judges dinner TBD


Saturday 2/23/19 Suggested attire: business professional (students only)
6:30 - 7:15 a.m. Breakfast buffet for teams and faculty Hilton 
7:30 a.m. 1st team from each flight War rooms
8:10 a.m. 2nd team from each flight War rooms
8:50 a.m. 3rd team from each flight War rooms
9:30 a.m. 4th team from each flight War rooms
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Morning judges clarification meeting Hilton
  Team Presentations (Teams should leave with ambassadors for the presentation 30 minutes before presentation time)  
9:00 a.m. 1st Team Presentation TBD
9:45 a.m. 2nd Team Presentation TBD
10:30 a.m. 3rd Team Presentation  TBD
11:15 a.m. 4th Team Presentation TBD

(25 minutes for student presentation, 10 minutes for Judges' Q&A, 10 minutes for Judges to deliberate, 5 minutes to bring in next team. Teams may elect to do a 20 minute presentation, followed by 15 minutes for judges' Q&A. Teams must inform the judges and time keepers before presenting. Total time will not exceed 35 minutes for each team).

12:00 - 12:45 p.m. All judges deliberate; selection of finalists from each flight and the next highest score team across all flights for afternoon championship round (and lunch)  Hilton, Room TBD
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch Students, sponsors, faculty and Championship judges
12:30 p.m. Championship Judges meet  
12:45 p.m. Championship round announced and presentation order drawing
  Championship Round  
1:15 p.m. Presentation 1  
2:05 p.m. Presentation 2  
2:55 p.m.   Presentation 3     
 3:45 p.m.  Presentation 4  
4:35 p.m. Presentation 5  
5:15 - 5:45 p.m. Judges deliberate  
5:30 p.m. Reception and Team Photos  
6:30 p.m. Awards Dinner  
7:30 p.m. Results announced and awards presented  
8:00 p.m. End of day  


Sunday 2/24/19    
 11:00 a.m. Check out of hotel rooms by 11 a.m. Return travel day.  Hilton 

Student participants should be present at bolded event times.