Rules of Aspire Case Camp

Applying
 
§1     All students have to be enrolled at Aarhus University.
Case Preparation
 
§1     Each team must hand in all the deliverables specified in the case.
 
§2     The deliverables must be handed in through the media specified in the information material related to the case.
§3     The teams must follow the deadlines outlined in the case. If the team exceeds one of the deadlines, the team will be disqualified.
§4     Each team is allowed to bring an unlimited number of textbooks, reference material items, Internet resources, and computers-Reference material items are defined as any form of notes, compendiums/readers, collections of articles, and the like.
 
§5     The teams are not allowed to discuss the case with anyone outside the team competition unless otherwise specified in the case. 
Practicalities
 
 
§1     Participants must bring their own computers.
 
§2     Each team must name their deliverables by their team name when uploaded to the USB-stick. Hence, the pdf-file of the format 16:9 on the USB-stick must bear the name of the team i.e. "Team Aarhus". Also, please send your solution to aspire@aarhuscasecompetition.com
 
§3     When the team is ready to hand in their deliverables, they must hand it in at the ACC desk. It is the team's own responsibility that their deliverables are handed in before the deadline
 
§4     Teams are not allowed to hand in deliverables more than 5 minutes prior to the deadline
 
§5     Any violation of the rules above will result in immediate termination and disqualification of the team. Any decision of termination and disqualification is final and will only apply to the specific case.
Case Specific Rules
 
 
Monday & Tuesday
§1     The case should be solved at your assigned location. During the preparation, all case material must remain at your assigned location. All case material includes the case itself, the PowerPoint presentation, and all reference material.
 
§2     The slides must be made in English, and a maximum of 15 slides can be handed in. No appendix is allowed.
 
Wednesday 
§1     Presentations must be made in English using Microsoft PowerPoint. The teams may use notes and/or cue cards during the presentations. A maximum of 30 slides can be handed in, and a free amount of slides in the appendix is allowed.
 
§2     The 9 best teams will proceed to the preliminary rounds.
 
§3     Each team will compete against the 3 other teams in their assigned pool in the preliminary rounds. The teams will be assigned randomly to 3 pools.
 
§4     Each team presents their case solution in the preliminary rounds. From this round, three winning teams will qualify for a final round of presentations in which one team is selected as the winner of the competition.
 
§5     In the preliminary rounds, each presentation will consist of a 10-minute presentation followed by 7 minutes of Q&A. In the final round, each presentation will also consist of a 10-minute presentation followed by 7 minutes of Q&A. The presenting team will be notified whenn5 minutes and 1 minute remains of their presentation time and Q&A session.
 
§6     The three finalist teams will present the same presentations as used in the preliminary rounds - no modifications of any kind must be made to the PowerPoint presentation.
 
§7     The presentation in the preliminary rounds will not count in the evaluation of the presentation in the final round.
 
§8     The teams are not allowed to watch any of the other teams' presentations in the preliminary round, which is a closed presentation. Furthermore, the finalists are not allowed to watch any of the other finalists' presentations proceeding their own.