TORONTO, Jan. 17 /CNW/ - The Certified General Accountants of Ontario
(CGA Ontario) launches its annual one hour on-line accounting contest
which takes place March 16, 2011. Eligible students must be enrolled at
a college or university in the province of Ontario. Once registered,
students can choose between two levels of difficulty; both offering
cash and scholarship prizes.
Here's how it works:
First, sign up at cga-ontario.org/contest and obtain a user name, password, and choose your level of difficulty
for the contest by Tuesday, March 15, 2011.
On Wednesday, March 16, 2011 login by 3 p.m. The competition begins
promptly at 4 p.m. and lasts one hour.
Basic and Intermediate: 100 Multiple Choice Financial Accounting
First place = $4,000 cash and a $5,000 scholarship towards the CGA program of
Second place = $2,000 cash and a $5,000 scholarship towards the CGA program of
Third place = $1,000 cash and a $5,000 scholarship towards the CGA program of
Intermediate and Advanced: 100 Multiple Choice Financial Accounting
First place = $5,000 cash and a $5,000 scholarship towards the CGA program of
Second place = $3,000 cash and a $5,000 scholarship towards the CGA program of
Third place = $1,500 cash and a $5,000 scholarship towards the CGA program of
More incentive to win - The university or college that boasts a first place winner in either
level receives a donation of $5,000 from CGA Ontario awarded to its
Individual Institution Prizes - A cash prize of $100 and a scholarship worth $1,000 towards the CGA
program will be awarded to the winning student from each institution
that has students registered.
A career you can count on - CGAs are accounting and finance professionals with a difference.
Diverse and highly skilled, they have achieved a respected designation
through rigorous academic training and intense real-world experience.
They're trained to look beyond the numbers, drawing on their broad
learning and individual strengths to facilitate problem solving and
provide leadership across industries and within changing business
realities. The CGA designation tells an employer that a prospect is
well equipped to add value to the organization no matter what the
Certified general accountants see more than numbers. CGA Ontario is a self-governing body that grants the exclusive rights to
the CGA designation, and controls the professional standards, conduct
and discipline of its members and students in the province of Ontario.
In Ontario, there are 20,000 CGAs and approximately 8,000 students
working towards their designation.
www.cga-ontario.org / www.cga-domore.org / www.facebook.com/cga
Rules and Regulations for the CGA Ontario Accounting Contest
SOURCE CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANTS OF ONTARIO
For further information:
Amy Mulhern, Manager, Public Relation, CGA Ontario
Telephone:416-544-4781 / 1-800-668-1454 ext. 8311 / Mobile: 416-606-5860