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Pirate’s Pursuit Market Research Case Competition


Pirate's Pursuit is a market research team case competition offered as an alternative to the team presentation portion of the Stillman School of Business Sophomore/Senior Assessment.

Case competition materials will consist of instructions, overview and evaluation criteria.

Prize money will be awarded to the winning teams:

  • First-place team - $600
  • Second-place team - $300
  • Third-place team - $100


All Stillman School of Business sophomores, juniors and seniors in good standing may participate. Students may select team members from any class and/or Stillman major. In order to fulfill the team presentation portion of the Sophomore/Senior Assessment requirement, students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA. Teams will consist of 3–5 students.

Why Participate?

  • Fulfills part of your Stillman Assessment requirement
  • Highlights your market research skills
  • Real-world application
  • Challenging, fun format
  • Professional feedback

Registration / Deadline

Students are encouraged to register as members of a self-selected team. However, students may register as individuals. Every effort will be made to place individual students on a team.

Registration must be completed by Fri., February 2, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Register now »

Materials for the case competition will be emailed to all registered students by Mon., February 12, 2018.

Presentation Date

Pirate's Pursuit Market Research Case Competition will be held Wed., March 21, 2018 between 7-10 p.m. in the Faculty Library, Jubilee Hall Room 669. All participants MUST be available to participate in person on this date and time.

Winners will be announced at the Marketing Awards Ceremony on Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:30-7 p.m., Faculty Library, Jubilee Hall, Room 669.


Specific questions about participation should be directed to:
Associate Dean Leigh Onimus

(973) 313-6058

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