Friday April 5, 2024

The Pitt Business Analytics Case Competition is offered in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh and DICK’S Sporting Goods. The national data-driven strategy challenge requires undergraduate students to use their analytical techniques to solve pressing issues in the retail space, and to provide creative recommendations to a panel of experts from DICK’S Sporting Goods. We are seeking student-led teams, from across the country, to compete IN-PERSON on April 5th for not only prize money but bragging rights!


1st Place: $3,000

2nd Place: $2,000

3rd Place: $1,000 


How Can Your School Get Involved?

1. Put together a team of 4 students. Teams must consist of undergraduate business students (economics & statistics majors are accepted) currently enrolled in a business program. Teams must also have a Faculty Advisor.

2. Click below to find the official application. You’ll need resumes for all team members.

Click Here to Apply


Competition Timeline

Friday, December 1st– Application goes LIVE
Friday, February 9th– Application closes
Monday, February 12th– Preliminary Question Sent
Wednesday, February 28th– Preliminary Submissions Due
Friday, March 1st– Final Round Case Sent to Selected Teams
Thursday, April 4th– Welcome

Past Winners:

2023: Texas Christian University
2022: University of Pittsburgh
2021: Robert Morris University
2019: Christopher Newport University
2018: University of Virginia
2017: University of Virginia

CLICK HERE for a list of DICK’S Sporting Goods Opportunities!

“DICK’S Sporting Goods is dedicated to supporting youth sports! It is asked that participating teams consider a donation to the DSG Sports Matter Foundation”

2023 1st Place– Texas Christian University

2023 2nd Place – University of Pittsburgh

2023 3rd Place- University of Southern California

2023 Case Competition Recap