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Put Your Skills to the Test

The Capsim Challenge takes Capstone and Foundation alumni and pits them against each other in a biannual competition to crown the world’s best at running a multi-million dollar simulation company. Twice each year, Capsim alumni have the opportunity to test their business acumen against competitors from around the globe.

 

Spring 2019 Challenge FAQs

To be eligible to participate, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Paid registration for Capstone® or Foundation® after January 1st, 2018.
  • Enrollment in a 2-year associate, 4-year undergraduate or graduate course.
  • No participation in a previous Capsim Challenge. Students that have previously competed in a Capsim Challenge will not be eligible to compete in the Finals.
  • Only one registered Challenge account. Students that have multiple Challenge accounts registered will not be eligible to compete in the Finals.

Registration for the 2019 Spring Challenge begins March 4 at 12 PM CT and ends on April 1 at 12 PM CT.

The qualifying competition begins April 1 at 12 PM CT. There are no official deadlines for the Capsim Challenge with the exception of Round 8 which must be completed by 12 PM CT on April 12 at 12 PM CT in order to be eligible for the Challenge Finals.

The Foundation Finals will begin on April 26 at 12 PM CT with Round 8 decisions due at 7 PM CT on April 27.

The Capstone Finals will begin on May 3 at 12 PM CT with Round 8 decisions due at 7 PM CT on May 4.

 

Recent Results

 

2019 Foundation Fall Finalists

PlaceUniversity NameParticipant Name(s)ProfessorTeamBalanced Scorecard
1stPurdue UniversityMatthew Lucas
Emily DeCamp
Kile McKee
Caleb Pollert
Michael GundersonBaldwin770/1000
2ndUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonDuong Le
Loc Nguyen
Dwight LongChester746/1000
3rdBrigham Young University HawaiiQuinn TolsonDonald NielsenErie587/1000
4thThe University of Texas at DallasYang LiuLarry ChasteenAndrews507/1000
5thBowling Green State UniversityCraig Eilerman
Jacqueline Askin
Tyler Newton
Brian RohrsDigby474/1000
6thUniversiti Teknologi MalaysiaLeong Wei LeeChan Sai KeongFerris271/1000

 

2019 Capstone Fall Finalists

PlaceUniversity NameParticipant Name(s)ProfessorTeamBalanced Scorecard
1stHong Kong University of Science and TechnologyJiabei ChenTheodore ClarkmAndrews855/1000
2ndBar Ilan UniversityEzra KestenRaveh HarushFerris794/1000
3rdUniversity of Puerto Rico – MayaguezJuan Tió
Astrid Franqui Henry
Edgar SotoBaldwin715/1000
4thS.P. Jain Institute of Management and ResearchAyush Kumar
Chinmay Khaitan
Yash Deshmukh
Akash Bhatt
Bindu Kulkarni Erie637/1000
5thLindenwood UniversityJennifer GroomsRandy BaumgartnerChester586/1000
6thUniversity of CincinnatiNicholas UngerGema BahnsDigby542/1000

 

Capstone Hall of Fame

ChallengeName(s)SchoolScore/Profit
Fall 2019Jiabei ChenHong Kong University of Science and Technology855/1000
Spring 2019Rohan SBharathidasan Institute of Management, India903/1000
Spring 2019*Avi TurgemanBar-Ilan University884/1000
Fall 2018Meir CohenBar-Ilan University750/1000
Spring 2018Justin ZampedroKennesaw State University771/1000
Fall 2017Rushabh PatelUniversity of Houston808/1000
Spring 2017Jordan StewartOld Dominion University631/1000
Fall 2016Hoang NghiemUniversity of Massachusetts624/1000
Spring 2016Kent Sheffield
Morris Fordham
Marilynn Dawson
Webster University666/1000
Fall 2015Warrapat KorkerdMahidol University797/1000
Spring 2015Yuvraj Gupta
Manu Shrot
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore631
Fall 2014Ismail JangdaSchulich School of Business679
Spring 2014Mike VeigelUniversity of North Alabama804
Fall 2013Dhiraj LohiyaSPJIMR822
Spring 2013Curtis WalletteUniversity of Montana835
Fall 2012Sonia Apsingekar
Vikalp Babelay
Gaurav Sapra
Viraj Kulkarni
SPJIMR777
Spring 2012Christopher SteffesMichigan State University926
Fall 2011Rick DavenportMidway College790
Spring 2011Ren Long ChanMcMaster University831
Fall 2010Ramanarayanan KIIM Bangalore860
Spring 2010Richard PowellUniversity of Redlands – San Diego Campus910
Fall 2009Kiran V HollaIIM Bangalore864
Spring 2009Ho Chi HongHKUST806
Fall 2008Tom KungNational Cheng Chi University803
Spring 2008Kallol ChaudhuriUniversity of Pennsylvania796
Fall 2007Kerim KoyunogluThe University of Melbourne822
Spring 2007Brent CorbittUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock904
Fall 2006Bryan J. RathmanKutztown University$165,735,218
Spring 2006Amy Chittick-Kulper
James Guido
Kennesaw State University$133,278,276
Fall 2005Jim LaRocca
Joe Leonard
Baldwin-Wallace College$80,465,663
Spring 2005Ian Goh
Kok Loong (Rodney) Lim
Curtin University of Technology$152,358,170
Fall 2004Mathew Gardner
Morgan Gough
University of British Columbia$171,230,796
Spring 2004Abdulla UdaipurwalaStevens Institute of Technology$202,847,624
Fall 2003Vipul GoradiaUniversity of Toledo$145,704,375
Spring 2003Scott BarnettVanderbilt University$172,819,920
Fall 2002Cheong ChewUniversity of Central Oklahoma$182,838,524
Spring 2002Felix Kreh
Daniel Copeland
Jakob Thoisen
Southeast Missouri State University$281,135,759
Fall 2001Dennis Legori
Michael Kelly
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville$104,261,576
Fall 2001Osman Guner
Marvin Waldman
University California San Diego$249,894,560
Spring 2001Dipti Patel-Misra
Robert Rodgers
Eric Sprink
University North Carolina Chapel Hill$358,359,288

*Two iterations of the Capstone Challenge finals were delivered in Spring 2019 due to scheduling conflicts amongst participants.

 

Foundation Hall of Fame

ChallengeName(s)SchoolScore/Profit
Fall 2019Matthew Lucas
Emily DeCamp
Kile McKee
Caleb Pollert
Purdue University 770/1000
Spring 2019Benjamin Cook
Jackson Fordyce
The Kings College852/1000
Fall 2018Brendan WileyUniversity of Texas at Dallas844/1000
Spring 2018Rodolfo Valdez
Enoma Osakue
The King’s College720/1000
Fall 2017Ryan SuUniversity of Texas at Arlington738/1000
Spring 2017Sirimon MakaranandaThammasat University743/1000
Fall 2016Aleksandr FominykhBrigham Young University – Idaho750/1000
Spring 2016Brian YorkIllinois State University651/1000
Fall 2015Oliver Coates
Chris Scrip
University of Alabama in Huntsville705/1000
Spring 2015William ReimannThe University of Texas at Arlington717
Fall 2014Supap TaratippitakMahidol University826
Spring 2014Napat PongsamartMahidol University781
Fall 2013Kongphop SahasakulaMahidol University767
Spring 2013Jared Anderson
Joseph Barker
Brighan Young University – Idaho782
Fall 2012DeMarcus JonesLenoir-Rhyne University762
Spring 2012Tanner LambertMontana State University – Billings746
Fall 2011Tyler Melugin
Robert Stricklin
Montana State University – Billings725
Spring 2011Zoey McRaeMontana State University – Billings757
Fall 2010Robert WoodwardBrigham Young University – Idaho744
Fall 2010Sam Bradshaw
Justin Johnson
Alexander Malana
Bill Reaugh
Shaun Youngberg
Drexel University805
Fall 2009Jacob RewertsUniversity of Iowa756
Spring 2009Tom Molter
Tom Murtaugh
Drexel University764
Fall 2008Bocheng LinUniversity of Illinois at Chicago757
Spring 2008Julian BauerDePaul University748
Fall 2007Christina F. VaughnNorthWest Arkansas Community College776
Spring 2007Christopher Stanton
Christine Snyder
Michael Ely
Capital University705
Fall 2006Keeran Raaj Raja Ratnam
Thiam Song Ng
University of Technology, Sydney$65,561,803
Spring 2006Sherry MurphyMontana State University – Billings$113,217,275
Fall 2005Troy FixMontana State University – Billings$88,976,005
Spring 2005Eddie MinkoffThe University of California – San Diego$97,103,095
Fall 2004Eric Zerphy
Ed O’Donnell
Kevin Shmihluk
Kurt Kaminsky
Drexel University$136,009,115
Spring 2004Amy Chittick-Kulper
James Guido
Kennesaw State University$113,065,267
Fall 2003Brett CormierMontana State University – Billings$143,478,423
Spring 2003Kevin RossUniversity of New Orleans$130,388,956
Fall 2002Andreas PeterUniversity of New Orleans$54,858,272
Spring 2002David Crouy
Peter Landolfi
University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth$127,009,745
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