PEAK competition

PEAK competition

PEAK is a Jeopardy style competition that provides college students the opportunity to test their knowledge of the accounting profession by competing against schools from all over the state of Kentucky – and win great prizes!



2017 PEAK Competition

Please join us April 28 to cheer on the teams as they compete for the championship. 

Galt House Hotel, Grand Ballroom C
12 p.m. - 5 p.m. EST

2017 PEAK Teams 

Asbury University
Bellarmine University
Berea College
Campbellsville University
Eastern Kentucky University
Lindsey Wilson College
Northern Kentucky University
University of the Cumberlands
University of Louisville
University of Pikeville
Western Kentucky University


• Any school with accounting as a major is eligible to enter a team.
• Only one team per school will be accepted.
• A team will consist of four students and one alternative. One member of each team may have a major other than accounting.
• Team will consist of undergrad or certificate students. (No graduate students allowed for this competition.)


The PEAK Challenge will be held each year in conjunction with the Spring Awards Banquet in April. Challenge questions will be posed in five categories. Four of the categories relate directly to the four sections of the Uniform CPA Exam. The fifth category will include questions regarding the KyCPA Web site and the AICPA Web sites ( and

Study Materials

Your study materials are provided and will be delivered to the team faculty person upon team registration.

For more information on PEAK please contact Samantha Soutar at Kentucky Society of CPAs: 502-266-5272 or email

2016 PEAK Champions

Bellarmine University

Bellarmine University became champion at the 2016 PEAK Championship. Promote and Encourage Accounting in Kentucky (PEAK) is a Jeopardy-style quiz show competition that tests participants’ knowledge of the accounting profession, as well as those tough questions that appear on the Uniform CPA Exam. The competition is sponsored and coordinated by KyCPA.

Teams of college and university accounting students from around the state annually compete for a traveling trophy and bragging rights – as well as $1,000 KyCPA Educational Foundation scholarships, which are awarded to each member of the winning team.