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High School Competition Fall 2020

Timeline Summary

  • Video application deadline: Wednesday October 28th at midnight
  • Notification of advancement in the competition: Friday October 30th by midnight
  • For selected contestants, submission of slides for presentation: November 1st by midnight
  • Competition: Tuesday November 3rd from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in BUS 126

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 November 3rd, 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 October 28th.
    • Applicants will be notified by October 30th, 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 (kristinamaine@suu.edu) on or before November 1st, 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.
  • Awards 

    • 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

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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.

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