NASPAA BATTEN Student Simulation Competition

The 2017 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition will occur the weekend of Saturday, February 25, 2017 and be focused on FOOD SECURITY. This is an exciting opportunity for students to showcase their abilities and network with other students in the field, while bringing awareness to excellence in public service education.

Hundreds of public policy and public affairs students have competed in NASPAA’s Student Simulation Competition, and in doing so they gained practical experiences which will help them in their studies and their careers. The 2016 competition focused on global warming and feature the simulation En-ROADS, created by Climate Interactive. Students had to test different scenarios and negotiate with others to minimize the impact of global warming. Read the competition case and watch the opening video!

View the winning teams and hear more about the student experience:

POA-Silver-Award-Badge-WEBNASPAA’s 2015 Inaugural Student Simulation Competition, held February 28, 2015, was a resounding success! 181 students from 93 schools participated at 5 regional sites. The competition was an recognized as a ASAE Power of A Silver Award Winner.