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High School Competition Spring 2020 - Rules:

    • Competition is open to high school students.
    • Applicants may enter individually or in groups, but only one entry per person. No person may participate in the presentation of more than one idea.
    • Contestants must be available on May 8th, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm to participate in person.
    • Video must answer these five questions:
      • Who are you?
      • What is your product?
      • What is the price?
      • How do you promote it?
      • How will you distribute it?
    • Applicants must submit a video summary, no longer than 90 seconds on or before midnight on May 3, 2020.
    • Applicants will be notified by May 5, 2020 if they will be participating in the competition.
    • Each team or contestant may have up to 5 slides with no video or animations that must be submitted by email to Kristina Maine on or before May 6, 2020 by midnight. Slides must answer the same 5 questions as the video submission.
    • Each presenter will have 90 seconds to pitch their idea. That will be followed by questions from judges.
    • Contestants can have props or handouts but time to hand out materials is part of their 90 seconds.
    • The judging criteria for the competition will be rated on a scale from 1-10 based on the following:
      1. Is this business capable of being successful long-term?
      2. How fast could the idea or business be in the market?
      3. How well prepared was the student for their pitch?
    • In the event of a tie, judges will confer to decide the winner.
    • Monetary awards are as follows:
      • $500-1st
      • $200-2nd
      • $150-3rd
      • $100-4th
      • $25-Honorable Mention
      • T-shirts for everyone who competes
    • Certificates will be presented at the end of the competition.
    • Rules are subject to change without prior notification

SUU assumes all participants and spectators in this contest agree to implied non-disclosure. Proprietary concepts and intellectual property may be protected by a provisional patent or copyright, should the contestant desire. Contestants in this contest will not be penalized for withholding key concepts or intellectual property associated with their business idea.

Submit your application here.

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