How to enter


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 an adult teacher/mentor 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.

Up to two regional or interstate teams that qualify for the finals will be eligible to receive up to $2,500 per team (maximum four students and one teacher/mentor) to cover their flights and transfers to Brisbane. They will also receive two nights’ accommodation, kindly donated by our accomodation partner, Iglu.

A regional area is defined as a location that is more than 4 hours drive from QUT Gardens Point campus in Brisbane CBD.

Key dates

Registrations closed

28 February 2022: Early bird eligibility for coaching sessions close

1 March 2022: 2022 Business case released

26 April 2022: Final day for team registrations and submissions due

5 May 2022: Finalists announced

21 May 2022: Finals Day at QUT Gardens Point

Register your interest

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.