Young Actuaries World Cup

YAWC logo pic IAA
Run by the International Actuarial Association (IAA), the Young Actuaries World Cup (YAWC) is a friendly, global competition for young actuaries (under 35).

The competition aims to: 

1. Engage young actuaries on topical issues;
2. Provide an opportunity for young actuaries to showcase their skills under the framework of the profession's premier global event: the International Congress of Actuaries (ICA); and
3. Ensure that younger generations see themselves represented within the IAA and its member associations.

The inaugural edition of the YAWC will be held in 2022/2023. The Finals round will be hosted at ICA2023 in Sydney. 


Entrants created short videos (no longer than 7-minutes) expressing their views about how the profession can be advanced in the future, in relation to the competition theme, Bridge to Tomorrow
Four finalists will compete for the championship title at the International Congress of Actuaries in Sydney. Finalists will receive their flights, accommodation and their ICA2023 tickets for free. 

View the full competition requirements on the IAA website.


YAWC Quarter Finalists ICA2023

Competition Timeframe

August 2022: Competition opened to all young actuaries under 35 and members of IAA member associations.
October 31st, 2022: Last day to submit video to the Young Actuaries World Cup Competition. 
December 8th, 2022: Announcement of quarter-finalists.
January 2023: Quarter-finals competition per Continental Zone.

Monday January 9th, 2023. 8:00am - 9:30am ET Africa Continental Zone Quarter Finals. View the video recording.
Thursday January 12th, 2023. 8:00am - 9:30am ET Asia Continental Zone Quarter Finals. View the video recording
Monday January 16th, 2023. 8:00am - 9:30am ET European Continental Zone Quarter Finals. View the video recording
Thursday January 19th, 2023. 8:00am - 9:30am ET Latin America Continental Zone Quarter Finals. View the  video recording
Monday January 23rd, 2023. 8:00am - 9:30am ET North America Continental Zone Quarter Finals.
Thursday January 26th, 2023. 3:00am - 4:30am ET Oceania Continental Zone Quarter Finals. Register here! 

January 31st, 2023: Announcement of semi-finalists.
February 9th, 2023: Last day to submit any potential video updates.
February 2023: Semi-finalists competition.
March 31st, 2023: Four finalists announcement.
May 22nd, 2023: Deadline for finalists to submit potential video update
May 28th, 2023: ICA2023 begins.
May 31st, 2023: Young Actuaries World Cup Champion announcement at the ICA2023 closing ceremony.