MikesBikes World Champs

MikesBikes World Champs 2016

The MikesBikes World Champs (MWC) is an opportunity for the best performing MikesBikes teams from around the world to compete for cash prizes and the title of 2016 MikesBikes World Champion. Entrance is FREE for all participants.

In 2016, over 150 participants competed for highest Shareholder Value in the Qualification Round! The Qualification Round concluded on December 20 at 8pm (EST).

2016 Competition Scoreboard
How do I enter the competition?
What are the prizes?
How will the competition be structured?
What are the Competition Decision Deadlines
Additional info for competitors
What if I have only used MikesBikes Intro

2016 Competition Scoreboard

The Sixth and last rollover of the Final Round has been processed. Congratulations to the Top 2 who will receive cash prizes and website mentions for their extraordinary achievements!

Final Round’s Rollover Results:

Pos Firm SHV School Team Members
1 Helen Wheels $291.13 Algonquin College Joshua Kalman
2 Bat Wheels $119.88 University of Auckland Mohammad Sami Siddiq
3 Dr Sprocket $106.48 University of Auckland Nicholas Goddard | Meng Zhang | Tingyu Fu | Yanxin Jiang | Philipp Noack
4 2 of the 3 Stooges $1.55 Bethany College Josh Hickok | Tanner Wallace
5 Top Air $1.44 Waikato Institute of Technology Qi Zeng | Li Zhang
6 Bonilla Ice $0.01 Santa Clara University Brian Bonilla
7 Holy Spokes Inc $0.01 University of Idaho Zachary Thomas
8 Tortoise Inc $0.01 Drexel University Alexander Kaloudis
A chart of the Shareholder Values within this Final Round can be found here.

 

The full scoreboard with additional information can be viewed here.

 

How do I enter the competition?

Smartsims will invite the top teams from courses around the world who have used either our MikesBikes Intro or MikesBikes Advanced business simulations. Please note the competition will be conducted using the MikesBikes Advanced simulation (web version only). Any number of members from the team can compete, but there can only be one competing team per invitation. Your response to our invitation email must be received prior to 11:59pm on 26 November 2016 (USA Eastern Standard Time).

What are the prizes?

At the end of the Final Round, the top two firms will receive cash prizes. The first placed firm will receive US$250, and the second placed firm will receive US$100. The winners will also join previous title holders featured on the Wall of Champions.

How will the competition be run?

The competition will run in two rounds; a Qualification Round and a Final Round. The Qualification Round features 4 rollovers (decision deadlines). After the fourth rollover of the Qualifying Round, the top 8 companies ranked by shareholder value across all qualifying worlds will move to the Final Round where competitors will start a new simulation and complete 6 rollovers. Note: After each rollover you can identify where your company is ranked by referring to the Scoreboard on this webpage.

Competition Decision Deadlines

You can convert the times below to your local timezone here.

Qualifying Round 1: Tuesday 29 November 8pm (USA Eastern Standard Time)
Qualifying Round 2: Thursday 1 December 8pm (USA Eastern Standard Time)
Qualifying Round 3: Sunday 4 December 8pm (USA Eastern Standard Time)
Qualifying Round 4: Monday 5 December 8pm (USA Eastern Standard Time)

Final Round 1: Thursday 8 December 8pm (USA Eastern Standard Time)
Final Round 2: Sunday 11 December 8pm (USA Eastern Standard Time)
Final Round 3: Tuesday 13 December 8pm (USA Eastern Standard Time)
Final Round 4: Thursday 15 December 8pm (USA Eastern Standard Time)
Final Round 5: Sunday 18 December 8pm (USA Eastern Standard Time)
Final Round 6: Tuesday 20 December 8pm (USA Eastern Standard Time)

Note: The last rollover for both the Qualifying and Final Rounds will be a double-rollover.

Additional info for competitors

Limitation on product development: In MWC we have limited the total number of design & development projects to 3 per decision period.

Offline Mode: The Offline Mode test feature will be enabled during the Qualifying Round but disabled for the Final Round.

Takeovers: In MWC the takeover feature is disabled.

What if I have only used MikesBikes Intro?

Don’t be intimidated, we have had previous winners of the competition who had only used MikesBikes Intro in their course. We will provide you with access to MikesBikes Advanced prior to the competition so you can practice.

 

The Wall of MikesBikes Champions

List of all the MikesBikes World Champions

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