Schedule for the 2021 Case Competition

All times are Central Standard Time (CST).

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Attire is business casual.

5:00–6:00 p.m. Welcome and greetings
Competition Overview
Flight assignments and presentation order
Zoom, All Participants
6:00–6:30 p.m. Team partner meet and greet Zoom, Breakout Rooms
6:30–7:00 p.m. Esri training Zoom, All Participants
 
Friday, February 19, 2021
Attire is casual.
 
7:30–10:00 a.m.  Digital distribution of case to teams at staggered times
One digital copy will be given to each team member

7:30 a.m. Team One (all flights)
8:10 a.m. Team Two (all flights)
8:50 a.m. Team Three (all flights)
9:30 a.m. Team Four (all flights)
Zoom, Waiting Room
      
10:00 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Case Q&A with Case Authors
Maximum 20 minutes each session

10:00-10:20 a.m. Team One captains (all flights)
10:40-11:00 a.m. Team Two captains (all flights)
11:20-11:40 a.m. Team Three captains (all flights)
12:00-12:20 p.m. Team Four captains (all flights)
 Zoom, Waiting Room
     
3:00 p.m. Case and materials distribution to judges Email
 
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Attire for students is business professional.
 
7:30–9:30 a.m. Case Collection by Ambassadors
7:30 a.m. Team One (all flights)
8:10 a.m. Team Two (all flights)
8:50 a.m. Team Three (all flights)
9:30 a.m. Team Four (all flights)
Upload to shared Box folder
     
8:00–8:20 a.m. Judges meet Zoom, All Judges
8:20–8:45 a.m. Each panel will meet for process discussion Zoom, Each Panel
     
Team Presentations by Flights 
Teams should join Zoom meeting 15 minutes prior to presentation time
 
9:00 a.m. Team One Presentation (all flights) Flights A-E, Zoom 
9:45 a.m. Team Two Presentation (all flights) Flights A-E, Zoom
10:30 a.m. Team Three Presentation (all flights) Flights A-E, Zoom
11:15 a.m. Team Four Presentation (all flights) Flights A-E, Zoom

Teams will have 25 minutes for presentations, 10 minutes for Q&A with judges, 5 minutes for judges to deliberate, 5 minutes for next team set-up. Teams may elect to do a 20-minute presentation, followed by 15 minutes for Q&A with judges. 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. Judges deliberate, selection of finalists from each flight Zoom
12:30 p.m.  Championship judges meet  Zoom
12:45 p.m.  Championship round announced and 
presentation order drawing
Judges from primary rounds will be available to answer questions from teams who do not advance.
Zoom, All Participants 
     
1:15–5:15 p.m. 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
Zoom, Waiting Rooms
     
5:15–5:45 p.m. Judges deliberate Zoom, All Judges
     
6:00 p.m. Closing remarks Zoom, All Participants
6:30–7:00 p.m. Awards Celebration Zoom, All Participants