2019 Case Competition

financial modeling competition prizes
$10,000 of cash prizes

The 2019 CFI Financial Modeling Competition  (World Case Championships ) has USD $10,000 of cash prizes for the top 3 finishing contestants; $7,000 for first place, $2,000 for second place and $1,000 for third place.

Global Rankings

Winners of the CFI Financial Modeling Competition will be featured with profiles on financialmodeling.org as well as corporatefinance.org and the names of the top 20 finishing contestants will be posted.

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Case Approach

By using a business case competition approach, contestants will experience a “real-world” simulation where they work at a private equity firm and have to build a financial model to decide whether or not they would invest in a private company that’s being offered for sale.

Compete to be the Best in the World

Financial Modeling Competition Registration is NOW OPEN!

Register now to compete in the 2019 case competition. Showcase your skills as a financial modeling guru and compete to be the best in the world.

The competition is 100% online and will run on November 15th of 2019.

Students who are enrolled in the FMVA™ certification program get discounted admission!


$30 USD
Individual Registration. Anyone enrolled in the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)™ program or registered as a full-time student in a university or college degree program.


$50 USD
Individual Registration. General registration for working professionals or anyone who is not a full-time student.


$150 USD
Team Registration. This registration is for university teams of up to 5 members. Students may register as a team and work together to 1 submission.

Why Enter the Financial Modeling Competition?

The Financial Modeling Competition – World Case Championships is a life-changing experience that fosters education and commitment to continuous education. Participants will have the chance to showcase their expertise and gain international credibility through an accumulation of practice, hard work, work experience and continuous education.


Financial Modeling Competition - Example Models


Register today to embark on an exciting adventure! Embrace the opportunity to demonstrate your subject mastery, accumulation of hard work, and expertise across a broad range of corporate finance topics.


How the Competition Works

There are 5 steps contestants must complete over a 1 week period. Below is an infographic of how the financial modeling competition works.


Steps to compete in CFI Financial Modeling Competition


The competition is 100% online and contestants must download the case package, build a financial model, create a presentation, record a 5-minute video of their recommendations, and upload the submissions to the website all within 1 week.


Beauty in Motion – Financial Modeling Inspiration


Financial Modeling Competition Sponsors

Below are the sponsors and partners of the 2019 Financial Modeling Competition and Case Study.  Click on the logos below to learn more about Yellow Point Equity Partners, S&P Capital IQ, PitchBook Data, Corporate Finance Institute (CFI), and the Global Corporate Finance Society (GCFS).

Financial Modeling Competition Sponsors Logos