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Celebrating 25 years of the MBA Tournament

5 May 2015

Fifteen top-ranked business schools, 1,500 students and three days of high-energy action-packed events. The annual MBA Tournament (MBAT), hosted and organized by HEC Paris MBA, will be celebrating its 25th consecutive year on May 7th to 9th. Informally dubbed the MBA Olympics, MBAT is the largest inter-MBA sporting event for the world’s top business schools.

Celebrating 25 years of The MBA Tournament 2015

In honor of the 25th MBAT, this year there will be 25 sporting events such as badminton, cricket, football, rowing, golf and tennis and 3 major soirées - Casino Royale, 90s Retro Party (Battle of the Bands) and Tex-Mex Fiesta (featuring the Salsa Competition). 

“MBAT is the meeting ground for MBA students across Europe, and new friendships and networking opportunities are at the heart of the tournament,” said Bernard Garrette, Associate Dean, HEC Paris MBA. “The MBAT provides the chance for students to put what they have learned in the classroom to the test on the field, creating and leading strong teams. We look forward to three days of non-stop action and thrilling competition!”

HEC Paris MBAT is pleased to announce new partnership for the tournament with CampusGroups, UBER, Hurley, Grupo Pefaco and Microsoft XBOX.  Returning sponsors include France Cricket, Pixcube, PrepLounge and TransferWise.

Daniel Connell and Ruchi Verma are this year’s MBAT co-presidents. “We are proud to be part of the 25th team for the MBAT! This year we have the largest number of schools participating than ever before and with 25 events and new competitions, this will be one of the most memorable yet,” said Connell.

Among the schools competing in this year’s MBAT include University of Cambridge: Judge Business School, Cranfield School of Management, ESADE, IE Business School, IESE Business School, INSEAD, Lancaster University, London Business School, University of Oxford: Said Business School, Erasmus University: Rotterdam School of Management, TiasNimbas, Cass School of Management, Durham Business School, HEC Paris, and new entrant St. Gallen Business School.


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