Welcome to the Company of the Year (COY) competition registration page!
The 9th annual Africa COY competition will take place in Accra, Ghana from December 4-6 and we’re excited to welcome you! The theme for COY 2019 is “Activating Disruptors”.
We expect to have 14 country teams competing for the grand prize of Company of the Year as well as branded awards.
Please download and carefully review the competition criteria and guidelines for 2019 to ensure your team is well prepared for the competition.
Each Member Nation is required to complete the registration forms/submit the documents below on behalf of their delegates in order to participate in COY 2019.
At a minimum, the MN Registration form, Company Profile and Company Report must all be fully completed and submitted by the registration deadline. Please note that you can submit the registration forms even if passport information, consent and photo release forms for the students are not yet available. Those can be sent to the ROC separately via email.
August 1 – October 13 – Regular registration period for all MNs (excluding those whose competitions fall after this date).
*MN Registration form, Company Profile and Company Report must all be fully completed and submitted for registration to be considered complete. Please note that you can submit the completed registration forms even if passport information for the students is not yet available. That can be sent to the ROC at a later date.
*Registration extensions for MNs whose competitions are completed before October 4th will be granted only in extreme circumstances. Extension requests must be sent to the ROC before the deadline to be considered.*MNs holding their national competition after October 13, must inform the ROC as soon as possible, but no later than October 7th.
October 14 – 27 – Late Registration Period
*MNs that miss the regular registration deadline without prior approval by the ROC will still have the opportunity to register. However, teams will forfeit the chance for their Company Reports to be scored.
*MNs that have their national competition a week prior to the Regular deadline, may submit their registration by October 27 without penalty.
October 18- November 10 – Final registration period
*MNs holding their competitions after October 25th will have 7 days or up to November 10, whichever comes first, to submit their registration.
No team registrations will be accepted after November 10. The MN will forfeit its chance to participate in the Competition.
All travel arrangement forms must be submitted no later than November 15th
in order for airport transfer arrangements to be made.