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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 must register as individuals and will be randomly placed into teams of 3-5 students. In order to fulfill the team presentation portion of the Sophomore/Senior Assessment requirement, students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA.

It is highly recommended that seniors complete their Stillman School of Business Assessment requirements prior to their last semester of school.

Why Participate?

  • Fulfills the team presentation portion of your Stillman Assessment
  • Highlights your market research skills
  • Real-world application
  • Challenging, fun format
  • Professional feedback

Registration / Deadline

Registration must be completed by Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Register here.

Materials for the case competition will be emailed to all registered students by Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024.

Please only register if you are willing to participate and able to present on Thursday, March 14, 2024. If you "drop out" of this competition, you will not be eligible for this competition in the future.  

Presentation Date

Pirate's Pursuit Market Research Case Competition will be held Thursday, March 14, 2024 between 7-10 p.m. ET. This event will be held 100% virtually via Zoom. All participants must be available to participate on this date and time. Complete event logistics are to be announced.


Specific questions about participation should be directed to:
Associate Dean Leigh Onimus
[email protected]

(973) 313-6058