How to enter

Key dates

Registrations open
Monday 25 October 2021
Early bird registrations close
Monday 28 February 2022
Business case sent to teams
Tuesday 1 March 2022
Written submissions due
Monday 25 April 2022 (12 noon)
Finalist teams announced
Thursday 5 May 2022
Champions round, QUT Gardens Point campus
Saturday 21 May 2022, 9am-3pm
Exact timing will be confirmed closer to the day.

Register your interest


To compete in the BlueShift Business Case Competition, you must be:

  • in Year 10, 11 or 12 and enrolled in high-school as a full-time student at the time of the BlueShift finals
  • given permission by your teacher
  • enthusiastic about business and networking opportunities
  • available to participate on finals day, Saturday 21 May 2022.

Your team must:

  • consist of three to four students in total, from the same school
  • be accompanied by a teacher if they’re participating in the finals.

Teams can consist of any combination of students enrolled in Year 10, 11 and 12, and a school can register up to three teams each year.

2020 Competition dates

  • Registrations open - Friday 17 January
  • Case released - Monday 2 March
  • Written submission due and final registrations close - Monday 27 April
  • Finalists announced - Tuesday 5 May
  • Champions round - Saturday 23 May

What happens next?

The case will be released online and you'll have eight weeks to submit a final written solution.

Registered teams will be invited to participate in an online coaching session with a member of the QUT Business School Case Competition team.

A panel of judges will assess the written submissions and choose finalists. We’ll email you to let you know the outcome of your submission.

Prepare for your case

Contact us

If you are interested in participating in the QUT BlueShift business case competition, or partnering with us, please get in touch.