SSE Riga Finance Challenge 2016

SSE Riga Finance Challenge 2017 

Rules and Regulations 

Please carefully read the Rules and Regulations of the SSE Riga Finance Challenge 201
7 (hereinafter: the Competition). By registering to participate in the Competition you agree to the below mentioned rules. Any violation of the rules will result in immediate disqualification of the participant from the Competition. 

REGISTRATION AND GENERAL ISSUES 
1. All participants must be full-time undergraduate, master’s, PhD or high-school students. 
2. A participant can only apply as
a part of a team of 3. Each team member should register separately under the same team name. 
3. By applying for the SSE Riga Finance Challenge the participant automatically agrees to receive newsletters from the organization and its supporters to the e-mail indicated during the registration. 
4. Participation in the Competition is free of charge; however, the participants should be aware that additional costs might incure in case of reaching the Final event, including accommodation fee and travel expenses. 
5. The official language of the competition is English. No other languages should be used in the tasks and communication. 

COMPETITION PROCEDURE 
1. In the Preliminary Rounds the Participants are required to complete tasks sent out by the Organizer. 
2. The overall team score is calculated as the sum of scores of all tasks’ scores during the Preliminary Rounds. 
3. The submitted tasks are evaluated by professional judges. Their decisions are ultimate and no complaints will be taken into account after the decision is made. 

DATA AND SECURITY 
1. By registering in the competition the applicant agrees that their contact information might be used for the purposes defined by the Organizer. 
2. Participants must provide only true and correct information. 

PARTICIPANT’S RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Participants have a right to: 
1. Receive a certificate of participation in the SSE Riga Finance Challenge 2017 within a month’s time after the Final by e-mail or mail upon Participant’s request. 
2. Get answers to all questions related to the Competition within 48 hours. 
3. Decline the invitation for the Final no later than 2 weeks before the event. 

Participants have the following responsibilities: 
1. Ensure that all the data entered is correct. 
2. The participant is also responsible to check his/her email for updates every 48 hours. If the participant doesn't answer within the specified time he/she will be disqualified. 
3. Be able to provide a written confirmation from their school/university about their student status. 
4. Be responsible for covering the travel and accommodation expenses for the Final in Riga. 
5. Are entitled to follow the laws of the Republic of Latvia when attending the Final. 
6. Are entitled to attend all the guest lectures and come there on time. 
7. Follow the Rules and Regulations of the Competition. Cheating will result in disqualification. 

ORGANIZER’S RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The Organizer has the right to: 
1. Change these terms and conditions at any time with a timely notice to all participants. 
2. Disqualify participants if they violate any rules indicated in this document. 
3. Require a participant to provide a certificate from their university to ensure the student’s status. 
4. Use pictures of Participants for promotional purposes. 
5. Use participants’ personal and contact information if necessary for sponsor relations. 
6. Cancel the event in case of necessity for any legal, financial or other reasons. 
7. Send out newsletters or any other information to the e-mails indicated during registration. 

The Organizer has the following responsibilities: 
1. Help participants of the Final find and book accommodation during the Final. 
2. Provide lunch and coffee breaks during the Final. 
3. Assist the Participants with any questions concerning the competition, visas, transportation, safety etc. 
4. Gather a professional jury and ensure fair evaluation. 
5. Answer to all complaints of the Participants. 
6. SSE Riga Finance Challenge 2017 starts on March 28, 2017. 
7. The registration for the SSE Riga Finance Challenge 2017 starts on February 3, 2017 and ends on March 36, 2017. 
8. The SSE Riga Finance Challenge consists of 2 Preliminary Rounds and the Final. Top-15 teams are chosen to participate in the Final of the SSE Riga Finance Challenge. 
9. The Final of the SSE Riga Finance Challenge takes place on May 20-21, 2017 in the premises of the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (Riga, Latvia).