Terms and conditions

M&A Challenge

By participating in the competition conducted by PwC Philippines (“the Competition”), you (“the Participant”) agree to the terms and conditions below which are subject to change by PwC Philippines at any time without prior notice:

  1. Registration for the Competition is open only to currently enrolled undergraduate students who are at least in the third year of their degree course from universities in the Philippines. Teams can consist of 3-4 students from the same university.
  2. All registrations must be made online in the ‘Register your team’ tab before 2 September 2018, 11:59pm Philippine Standard Time (PST).
  3. Personal information and details of the participants will not be disclosed to parties outside PwC Philippines.
  4. 20 teams will be selected from the Preliminary Round to advance to the Main Round. To qualify for the Main Round, your team must have completed the tasks and have submitted your entries to PwC Philippines by 17 September 2018, 11:59pm Philippine Standard Time (PST) through email at ma.challenge@ph.pwc.com. PwC Philippines will contact only those successful in the Preliminary Round regarding the procedures and other details for the Main Round.
  5. Six teams from the Main Round qualifiers will be selected to advance to the Final Round. To qualify for the Final Round, your team must have completed the tasks from the Main Round and have submitted them to PwC Philippines before 18 October 2018, 11:59pm Philippine Standard Time (PST) through email to ma.challenge@ph.pwc.com. PwC Philippines will contact only those successful in the Main Round to provide the procedures and other details for the Final Round.
  6. The judging panel for the Preliminary and Main Rounds will comprise PwC Professionals. For the Final Round, the judging will be comprised of Partners from PwC Philippines as well as industry experts and business entrepreneurs. Judging will be made according to team performance and merit. Decisions made by the judging panel will be final and cannot be appealed.
  7. The Final Presentation and Awarding Ceremony will be on 27 November 2018, location will be announced soon.
  8. The full program of the event will be provided when the finalist teams are announced on 31 October 2018.
  9. Winners from the Final Round will be proclaimed on the day of the Final Round itself.
  10. Cash prizes will be awarded to all the teams competing in the Final Round. First place is PHP100,000 to the winning team and an additional PHP50,000 for the university or college of the winning team; second place is PHP50,000; and third place is PHP25,000. Furthermore, the remaining three teams that did not place in the top 3 teams will receive PHP10,000. The other three finalists will get PHP10,000 each. PwC Philippines takes no responsibility for the cash prize once the cash has been deposited.
  11. Members of the First Prize-winning team will be invited to pursue an internship with PwC Philippines.
  12. PwC Philippines takes no responsibility for any injury, loss or damage incurred by participants whilst participating in the Competition, whether it be negligence from PwC Philippines, the participating university, or otherwise.
  13. Participants agree that PwC Philippines will not be liable for any liability, claim, or damage suffered by the participants as a result of or in connection with their participation in the Competition.

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M&A Challenge

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Tel: +63 (2) 845 2728 Ext. 3082

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