The Rising Stars Challenge 2017

Love case competitions? Love to network? This is the perfect opportunity for you! The Annual Rising Stars Competition (TRS) is back!! TRS is a one day sports management case competition brought to you by MESA which will be happening on Wednesday, January 25th 2017!

Rising Stars


Compete in a unique case competition!

TRS is a unique and one of a kind case competition that enables you to test your knowledge in today’s sports industry. You will get the opportunity to see what it is like to be in the professional sports industry and make real life executive decisions for the industry. This is your opportunity to challenge yourself with this fun and interactive sports management case.

Not only will you get the chance to see and feel what it’s like to be a professional in the sports industry but you will also get the chance to NETWORK with business professionals in the industry. You will have the chance to network with professionals from all practices (marketing, accounting, sales, etc.) from companies such as MLSE, The Toronto Blue Jays and NIKE.


The Competition

The competition will run from 5:00-6:30pm and you will be challenged in a variety of business practices (accounting, marketing, HR, strategy, etc.). The case will be on sports management, however no prior sports knowledge is required! So we encourage students from all programs and years to compete!

Prizes include cash, CBL tickets, gift packages and much more. So what are you waiting for?


Networking Session

The networking portion will run from 6:30-7:30pm and you will have the opportunity to network with some of the sports industry’s biggest people. Representatives from MLSE, The Toronto Raptors, Toronto Blue Jays and NIKE will be attending.


Key Information for The Rising Stars

Sign up in teams of 4 (individual sign up is welcome and we will formulate teams accordingly)

Date: Wednesday January 25th, 2017
Time: 5:00pm-7:30pm
Location: IC Atrium
Fee (includes networking portion):
– $15 External per team member
– $10 UTSC student per team member
– $5 MESA Plus Card holders per team member

Payments are to be made at the MESA booth in the IC atrium between 11 AM and 3 PM, or at the bottom of this page.



Sign up in teams of 4 (individual sign up is welcome and we will formulate teams accordingly)



MESA Card # (if applicable):