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 CFA Institute Research Challenge of the Southwest Finalists Announced!

2020-2021 CFA INSTITUE RESEARCH CHALLENGE – SOUTHWEST U. S. WINNING TEAM ANNOUNCED

We are proud to announce the winner of the 2020-2021 Challenge.

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY

With Rice University coming in Second.  And again, congratulations to all 16 of our teams that competed throughout Louisiana and Texas. Every one of you did a tremendous job! And for the 8 finalists who competed at the FINALS on Saturday, Feb. 27th; Baylor University, Loyola University New Orleans, Nicholls State University, Rice University, Texas A&M University, Texas State University, University of Houston and West Texas A&M University - WELL DONE!


A listing of ALL our earlier Challenge winners can be found below:

  • 2019 - 2020: Texas Christian University                                     2nd Place:  Baylor University   
  • 2018 - 2019: Baylor University                                                                       West Texas A&M University 
  • 2017 - 2018: Rice University                                                                          University of Texas - San Antonio
  • 2016 - 2017: West Texas A&M University                                                      University of Texas at Dallas      
  • 2015 - 2016: Southern Methodist University                                                  University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2014 - 2015: West Texas A&M University                                                      Texas State University
  • 2013 - 2014: Rice University                                                                           Nicholls State University
  • 2012 - 2013: Texas State University                                                               Rice University
  • 2011 - 2012: University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2010 - 2011: Rice University
  • 2009 - 2010: University of Houston
  • 2008 - 2009: Texas A&M University
  • 2007 - 2008: University of Houston
  • 2006 - 2007  Rice University

A most sincere thank you to the companies and management participating in the Southwest U.S. Research Challenge:

  • 2020 - 2021: Carriage Services (CSV)
  • 2019 - 2020: Cinemark Holdings (CNK)
  • 2018 - 2019: Trecora Resources (TREC)
  • 2017 - 2018: Andeavor (ANDV)
  • 2016 - 2017: U. S. Physical Therapy (USPH)
  • 2015 - 2016: Southwest Airlines (LUV)
  • 2014 - 2015: Panhandle Oil and Gas (PHX)
  • 2013 - 2014: SolarWinds (SWI)
  • 2012 - 2013: Rackspace (RAX)
  • 2011 - 2012: GameStop (GME)
  • 2010 - 2011: Rent-a-Center (RAC)
  • 2009 - 2010: Cal Dive (CDVI)
  • 2008 - 2009: Carbo Ceramics (CRR)
  • 2007 - 2008: Men's Wearhouse (MW)
  • 2006 - 2007: Hydril (acquired)