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University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Tenaska Business Challenge

Important Information Prizes

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Compete to Win Cash Prizes and Represent Nebraska at Regional Challenge

Thank you for your interest in representing Nebraska at the 2023 Tenaska Business Challenge. The College of Business will hold a case competition exclusively for Nebraska's students on February 6, 2023 to select two teams to represent the university at the regional Tenaska Business Challenge.


February 6, 2023
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Important Information

The 2023 UNL Tenaska Business Challenge kicks off on Monday, February 6, and submissions are due via video on Monday, February 13. Judges will review all submissions and announce the top 9 teams on Wednesday, February 15 to present in-person on Friday, February 17. The top 3 teams identified on February 17 qualify for cash prizes.

Cash Prizes for the Top Three Teams:
1st Place:


2nd Place:


3rd Place:


3 additional awards, selection criteria to be determined


The two top-performing teams will represent the University of Nebraska–Lincoln at the 2023 regional Tenaska Business Challenge, held February 23-24 in Lincoln, for opportunity to compete for additional cash prizes. The third-place team will serve as the alternate team.

Who Can Participate?

Teams of three to four UNL undergraduate students, across any major.

Learn About the Regional Competition

Thank You To The Challenge's Sponsor

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up?

You can sign up as a team or an individual. You can register your entire team through one registration by entering each of your teammates' names and emails in the appropriate section. Participation is free and email Kasey Linde with any questions.

Do I have to find my own teammates?

You can enter as a team or as an individual. If entering as an individual, you will be placed into a team prior to the start of competition, and we will notify/connect you all.

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

You do not have to be a College of Business student to compete.

Will the competition be online or in-person?

You will submit your initial presentation online as a video. If selected as a top 10 team, you will then present in-person on February 17 at the College of Business.

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

Winners are paid via check to your student account. 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