Should I participate in the Briefcase or the USCC?
If you're a Western student, why not both? Use the chart below to determine which competition is right for you.
Students that do not attend Western University are not eligible for Briefcase 2016-2017 this year.
|Eligibility||University students across Ontario in any year of study||First and second year university students at Western|
|Timeline||Case released Nov 1, case due Nov 20||Case released Dec 22, written submission and budget due Jan 13 and multimedia due Jan 16|
|First Round Submission||Research proposal||Written submission describing idea, budget report and multimedia|
|Judging Process||Faculty rank proposals and top 10% create posters and present to judges in person to determine Top 3||Faculty rank written submissions and budget reports, and online voting determines crowd favourite; top 3 ranked and crowd favourite win, top 25% are given title of "Distinguish Success"!|