What is it?
A chance for university and high school students to improve their Excel and logical thinking skills, have fun and meet like-minded people from all over the world.
We’ll provide various exciting game tasks in Excel and give 2 hours to solve them! The strategy is completely up to you.
There's literally nothing to lose if you try it out!
Split into 8 different categories, awarded to the finalists
We publish the rankings - get recognized by the top companies and land a great job!
Join individually or form a team of up to 3 people from your school! There are prizes for both.
In-person live finals in Tucson, Arizona, USA. All costs are covered and you get a chance to meet like-minded people from all over the world!
You'll start out with a Training Ground to learn more of Excel and only then move into the competition rounds! All tasks and answers will be provided later too.
All students who complete the training exercises, Round 1 and Round 2 will earn a completion certificate. Put it in your CV and update your LinkedIn profile !
What's the timeline?
Sep 14 - Oct 6
Before the actual competition, we’ll provide you with 3 tasks to solve on your own time – no rankings, no points, no stress. You will receive task walk-through videos from one of the organizers! Sign up at any time before October 6 to receive access.
Oct 8 - Oct 9
Saturday – Sunday. Choose when you are the most alert and finish the tasks in 2 hours. Participate individually or in a team!
What’s the difference? Form a team if you want to try out the challenge and work with your friends, but join individually if you’re looking for bigger prizes! 😎
The clock is ticking – in this round, you’ll have to solve the tasks during a 2-hour window.
This is your chance to meet your peers at in-person LIVE finals in Tucson, Arizona, USA! The event will be live streamed in an Esports format and you’ll get the full Excel Esports experience. All event, travel, accomodation and catering costs are covered by the organizers*.
* In total, top 30 individual participants, top 5 teams and 5 schools with the most sign ups are invited to the live finals – accommodation, catering and conference costs are covered, however, travel to Tucson, Arizona, USA is not included. For the top 10 individual participants, 2 teams (1 top USA team and 1 international team) and 2 universities/schools with the most sign ups (1 from USA and 1 international), full costs are covered, including travel, catering, accommodation, conference costs.
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University of Arizona
Arizona State University
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If you’re among the 2 universities/schools with the most sign ups (1 from USA and 1 international), you will be able to choose 1 individual participant and 1 team to go to the LIVE finals in Tucson, Arizona.
Full costs are covered, including travel, catering, accommodation, conference costs. In total, 5 schools with the most sign-ups are invited to the live finals – accommodation, catering and conference costs are covered, however, travel is not.
How are others performing in the Training Ground?
Before the main competition begins, all applicants have the opportunity to complete 3 Training Ground Tasks. These tasks do not award any points for the main competition; however, it’s a good place to start practicing for the big day!
Tasks can be completed many times and the goal is to answer all questions correctly in the shortest time possible.
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Learn more about us
The Eller College of Management is the business school within the University of Arizona – a Research I institution and the flagship university of the state of Arizona. Eller is proudly ranked as a top business school with the #1 MIS Public Graduate Program, the #6 Public Master’s in Finance Program, and the #20 Public Undergraduate Business School in the United States.
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