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Compete in The Great Innovate Competition

If you love competition, we want you here!

The Great Innovate Competition - Green Team

Calling all Lean Six Sigma (LSS) practitioners!

Are you interested in flexing your LSS skills and competing for prizes while you improve real UC San Diego business processes using LSS? Apply to compete in The Great Innovate Competition!

Apply to compete

About the Competition

To register as a competitor you must:

  • Be an LSS practitioner (yellow belt or higher) 
  • Commit to attend the event from 7:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on August 21, 2024.
  • Come prepared to help name your team!

What to Expect:

  • A total of 36 competitors will be selected from the competitor pool and placed on teams. You won't know who is on your team until the evening before the competition. And, you won't know what process you'll be challenged to improve until the morning of the event. Note: you may be placed in the backup pool depending on the number of competitors.
  • Check-in is at 7:45 a.m. on August 21, 2024 at the Price Center East Ballroom
  • Competition teams form and receive their challenge at 8:15 a.m.
  • Your team is relying on you to show, by not attending or arriving late you can potentially disqualify your team.
  • Competitor presentations will take place on August 22, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The Great Innovate Awards Ceremony will take place on August 22, 2024 from 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.
  • There will be prizes and University-wide recognition for the best process improvement outcomes!