Investment Smackdown - Collins College of Business
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Investment Smackdown 2022

High school students interested in economics and finance are invited to take part in a friendly competition on Wednesday, April 13 at 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Helmerich Hall (Virtual Option).

Register by March 18

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Smackdown Competition

Teams will develop and present championship investment advice focusing on two powerslam topics:

  • Managing investment risks
  • Putting endowment funds to work


Up to two teams may represent each school.

  • Teams must have a minimum of four members and no more than six.
  • Presentations are 20 minutes followed by a 10-minute question-and-answer session.
  • Judges will comprise industry professionals and TU finance faculty.


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Teams will also get a TU campus tour; meet with finance students, faculty and administrators; and enjoy a networking lunch. TU offers valuable resources to help you train before you set foot in the ring:

  • The Risk Management Lab, training on how to use all the tools
  • Student Investment Fund students and faculty advisor to address — virtually or in person — risk management and investment ideas
  • Expert advice from TU’s Student Investment Fund board

Smackdown Panel Lunch (11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

Join us after the competition for the Smackdown Panel Lunch. Four Finance Industry experts will share their views on:

  • Growth vs. Value
  • Fundamental Analysis vs. Technical Analysis
  • Investment vs. speculation
  • Best strategies for planning a career in finance