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Fast Pace to the Case: Degroote Case Competition

Fast Pace to the Case (FPC) is a DeGroote Accounting Association student-led initiative in which students from Ontario universities are invited to compete in teams of four in a high-level Accounting case.

Attracting the brightest accounting students from across the province, FPC provides delegates the opportunity to prepare and present a team-based CPA Common Final Examination (CFE) style accounting case, participate in interactive workshops, and network with industry professionals.

To heat up the competition, the teams will be competing for a grand prize of $4,000. Cash prizes will also be awarded to the second, third place teams in the amount of $2000 and $1000 respectively. In addition, one male and one female delegate will receive an award for their outstanding overall performance during the day.


Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017

Time: 8:00AM to 8:30PM

Location: Ron Joyce Centre – DeGroote School of Business

Register your team of four by Monday, January 16, 2017 at 5:00pm.

There is a delegate fee of $100 PER delegate DUE Monday, January 30, 2017.

Please note: Once the registration form has been received, payments are to be made individually by each delegate through E- Transfer (, cash, or cheque.

The Case: Teams will have two hours to prepare a 15 minute presentation, based on a CFE style case study.

Round I: All teams will present before a panel of judges. The top four teams will be selected to compete in the final round.

Round II: The top four teams will present their case to a new panel of judges and in front of all FPC delegates.

The event includes the following:

  • Case competition

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Panel discussion

  • Booth style networking

  • Keynote speakers

  • Workshops

To learn more about the competition, visit:

Kind Regards,

Atkinson Professional Accounting Association

Executive Council, 2016 - 2017

- The Books and Beyond -

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