The Student Managed Investment Fund and the Terry College of Business are proud to host the 10th annual Stock Pitch Competition. This is an opportunity to showcase your investing skills to industry professionals and compete against students from top universities across the country.

Event Overview

Welcome Reception

February 22, 2024

Business Learning Community
Terry College of Business
University of Georgia


February 23, 2024
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Business Learning Community
Terry College of Business
University of Georgia

Applications for the Student Managed Investment Fund Stock Pitch Competition are now closed.

2024 Competition

Teams will compete for a chance to win various award amounts. First place will receive $3,000, second place $2,000, and third place $1,000.

Pitches should be long/short recommendations on US-listed equities greater than $1B in size as measured by market capitalization. Recommendations should be grounded in high-quality, fundamental research.

Applying to Compete

  • Teams consist of 2-4 undergraduate students.
  • Each team must fill out the application with their contact information and presentations (in PDF format) no later than January 12, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • Selected teams will be notified by January 15, 2024.

Additional information about the schedule and logistics will be provided once teams are selected.


Welcome Reception

February 22, 2024

The reception will feature an introduction to our program and the competition, a speaker panel of industry professionals, and a prominent keynote speaker.

The reception is mandatory for all SPC participants. Lodging will be provided for participants on the night of February 22.


February 23, 2024

First Round

The first round of pitches kicks off in the morning. Presentations should be a length of 12 minutes max, followed by roughly eight minutes of Q&A with judges.

Finalists will be announced after lunch.

Final Round

The top three teams present for a new panel of judges. The presentation time limit will be extended to 15 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A.


Adams Street company logo
Angel Oak Capital Advisors company logo
Balentine company logo
BlackRock company logo
Capital Investment Advisors company logo
CFA Society Atlanta logo
Fulcrum Equity Partners company logo
LCG Associates company logo
Morningstar company logo
Pimco company logo
Peachtree Group company logo

2023 Competition Highlights

Congratulations to the 2023 Stock Pitch Competition winners!

  • Washington and Lee University, awarded $2,500
  • Florida State University, awarded $2,500

A special thank you to our sponsors for making this past year’s event possible:

  • BlackRock
  • LCG Associates
  • Capital Investment Advisors
  • CFA Society Atlanta
  • Balentine

Participating universities included:

  • University of Georgia
  • Auburn University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Massachusetts
  • Princeton University
  • University of Texas-Austin