ModelOff 2014 Update: Round 1 is Over!

The 3rd Financial Modeling World Championships are under way, with Round 1 held Saturday October 25, 2014. Thousands of Professionals and Students with backgrounds in Finance, Banking, Microsoft Excel, Accounting, Investments and Quant industries signed up for an intense two-hour challenge at the same time worldwide. Questions tested general Excel skills and knowledge and we even saw the appearance of a Snakes and Ladders board game. Questions & Worked Answers will be made available in the coming months.

Round 1 results have been sent out. If you have not received your results, email us at Top performers will progress to Round 2, which will raise the level of modeling even higher! Our top competitors will be vying for one of 16 spots in the New York World Finals this December at Microsoft HQ, where a $30,000USD first prize is up for grabs.

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Online Case Study Style Questions
October 25, 2014 – 8am New York Time

Online Case Study Style Questions
November 8, 2014 – 8am New York Time

Live Event in New York City
December 6-7, 2014


The prize pool for ModelOff 2014 will include cash, interviews with leading global Financial Institutions, product giveaways and more.
In 2014, the prize categories include:

  • Financial Modeling World Champion 1st Place ($30,000)
  • Financial Modeling World Champion 2nd Place ($10,000)
  • Financial Modeling World Champion 3rd Place ($5,000)
  • Post Graduate Student Champion (i.e. Masters, Doctoral)
  • Undergraduate Student Champion (i.e. Bachelors)
  • Top 16 Finalists will be flown to New York for the Finals

Major Global Partners

ModelOff Finals Judges

The ModelOff Finals in New York will be presided over by three of the world’s leading authorities on Finance, Financial Modeling and Excel.

International Spreadsheeting Expert

Head Americas Modeling – S&P Capital IQ

Excel Expert – Microsoft MVP

ModelOff Question Design Team

QDTModelOff draws upon the expertise of some of the World’s Best Financial Modelers to design and construct the questions used in the Financial Modeling World Championships. Take a closer look at the core team, additional contributors and learning partners here.

Community Partners

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