Friday April 7, 2023

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 7th 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

Monday, December 5th– Application goes LIVE
Friday, February 17th- Application closes
Monday, February 20th- Preliminary Question Sent
Sunday, March 5th Preliminary Submissions Due
Monday, March 13th– Final Round Case Sent to Selected Teams

Past Winners:

2017: University of Virginia
2018: University of Virginia
2019: Christopher Newport University

2021: Robert Morris University

2022: University of Pittsburgh


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”

2022 1st Place Winner – University of Pittsburgh


2022 2nd Place Winner – Texas A&M

2022 3rd Place Winner- Villanova University