Up to two teams of three to five undergraduate students from each school are eligible to participate in the Rocky Mountain Investment Challenge. Application to participate should be completed via the link provided by Mar 10. Students may choose any publicly traded firm for their stock pitch. The only exception is securities that were CFA Research Challenge firms.
As soon as teams receive the notification that their entry to the competitions has been accepted, the teams may begin searching for attractive stocks and, if desired, have their own internal competition to decide which two teams will represent their school at the competition.
At the Challenge, the teams will present their stock pitch to a panel of judges. Judges will consist of distinguished investment professionals. The judges score the presentations, deliberate and choose the winners. Teams will be judged on their presentation. Handouts are allowed but should be limited to two pages.
The first, second and third place teams will receive cash prizes of $10,000, $5,000, and $2,500, respectively. The prize money will go directly to the students of the winning teams. Students are expected to comply with the honor system throughout the event.