The National Black MBA Association Austin Chapter presents the inaugural HBCU Battle of the Brains at SXSW. Held March 10-13, 2017, this event will bring together the best and brightest college and graduate school students representing Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) from around the country. Teams of 3 to 5 students will work around the clock to develop a comprehensive solution to a complex issue. Teams will compete for cash awards, as well as the title of 2017 HBCU Battle of the Brains Champions.