What Is JDC West?

Jeux De Commerce (JDC) West is the largest business competition in Western Canada showcasing excellence in academics, athletics, debate, and social. 650+ students from 12 of Western Canada’s top universities rally annually for some friendly competition. JDC West seeks to assemble the best business students of Western Canada, offering opportunity to compete with each other in all facets of business, while developing networking, critical thinking, and leadership skills. Every team has one goal in mind, to become the "School of The Year".

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Execs

Our dedicated executive team is committed developing and supporting each and every team member.

Academics

Academics

Academics is comprised of 10 disciplines, made up of 3 team members each. Teams are given 3 hours to assess a business case and provide a recommendation to a panel of judges During a 20 minute presentation and 15 minute Q/A period, teams have the opportunity to pitch to the judges, sharing their ideas.

Athletics

Athletics

The powerhouse of JDC, Atletics is made up of 8 elite athletes competing in 2 seperate sports. Our team of elite atheltes will duke it out against the other 11 universities over the weekend. These remastered varsity level sports are chosen by the host school to create a challenging, but sportsmanlike competition. With points earned for performance in each sport, a combined score will reveal who comes out on top.. These remastered varsity level sports are chosen by the hosting school to create a challenging but sportsmanlike competition.

Debate

Debate

In a parliamentary style debate, 4 delegates have 30 minutes to debrief and prepare their case. In 42 minute rounds the teams - comprised of 3 speakers and a note taker, will argue their way into the finals to compete against the year's strongest teams. In an intelligent, thought through and mindful discourse, this competition is ‘debatably’ one of JDC West’s most intense.

Social

Social

In a 48 hour competition, this team of 4 - comprised of 2 boys and 2 girls, will compete in a total of 10 challenges. Ready to go at any minute, day or night, rain or shine, the social competitors bring spirit, determination and spunk to the JDC West Team. These delegates will complete various physical and mental tasks to earn points for their school and ultimately emerge as the year’s winners.