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University of Nebraska–Lincoln


State Farm Business with
Integrity Case Competition

Important Dates Prizes Rules FAQ

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Tuesday, January 25 - Thursday, February 10, 2022
Email Kasey Linde at to be added to the competition’s Canvas course. Participation is free.

About the Case Competition

Nebraska students are invited to team up (4-6 students per team) and compete against other undergraduate students to develop the most thorough and feasible strategic plan that demonstrates business with integrity.

Teams will have the opportunity to engage with business executives, refine their ethical leadership skills, and compete for prizes totaling $10,000.

This case competition is run in partnership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business and Illinois Gies College of Business.

Thank You To Our Sponsor

state Farm

Winning Teams

As a recognition for excellence, top teams win the following cash prizes split evenly between team members:

1st Place:


2nd Place:


3rd Place:



  • Teams must consist of 3-4 UNL undergraduate students with at least one being a College of Business student.
  • Teams can participate in-person, hybrid or fully virtually.
  • College of Business RSO members can decide to compete on behalf of their organization with the prize money benefitting the RSO.

Important Dates

All activities will be available in-person and online

Event or Deadline Date Time Location
Kick-off Meeting Tuesday, January 18 12:30 p.m. HLH 115
Finalize Teams Sunday, January 23 - -
Part 1 Case Released Wednesday, January 25 - -
Part 1 Recommendations Due Sunday, February 6 - -
Semifinalists Announced Tuesday, February 10 - -
Final Presentations & Awards Luncheon Friday, February 18 11 a.m. Hawks Hall

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up?

Email Kasey Linde ( to be added to the competition’s Canvas course. Participation is free.

Do I have to find my own teammates?

No. You can find other team members once you have joined the competition’s Canvas course.

Can I compete if I'm not a College of Business student or in any business classes?

Yes, but you must have at least one undergraduate or graduate College of Business student on your team of 3-4 students.

Will the competition be online or in-person?

Both! You can participate using either format, but if one team member presents virtually, your entire group will need to present virtually as well.

If we win, how do we receive the prize money?

Winners are paid via check. The prize money is split evenly among team members.

Are there restrictions on how I use the prize money?

The prizes may be spent at the winners' discretion.


Linde, Kasey
Director of Teaching, Learning and Accreditation
HLH 014
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405