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The Southern Utah Speed Pitch competition is designed to encourage and support local business ideas and innovations that are in their early stages. The competition is intended to help identify and support high-potential businesses and business ideas. With cash prizes and additional awards, all entrepreneurs who meet the criteria are encouraged to consider entering the competition to have their idea heard, evaluated, and receive feedback from professionals.

The competition is held in conjunction with the Utah Rural Summit, currently, the longest-running rural development program in the nation, bringing business, education, government, and politicians together to collaborate and innovate.

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Left to right: Kiana Stoker, Katelyn Berry, Sara Wilkerson, Dallin Aston, Nathan Olsen, Jared Britt, Tyler Stillman
Left to Right:Kiana Stoker, Katelyn Berry, Sara Wilkerson, Dallin Aston, Nathan Olsen, Jared Britt, Tyler Stillman

2020 Southern Utah Speed Pitch Winners

Sara Wilkerson, Carine Clark and Katelyn BerryLeft to right: Sara Wilkerson, Carine Clark, and Katelyn Berry

 ELC Chairman Jon Black and Kiana Stoke
Left to right: ELC Chairman Jon Black, Kiana Stoker (Grand Prize winner and earned People’s Choice and Governor’s Choice Award)

Eric Schmutz and Natahn Olsen
Eric Schmutz, Nathan Olsen (Snow College)

 Michelle Tullis and Dallin Aston
 Left to right: Michelle Tullis, Dallin Aston

Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Southern Utah University, Rich Christiansen and Jared Britt
 Left to right: Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Southern Utah University, Rich Christiansen and Jared Britt

 

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What You Need to Know

  • Entries must describe a legitimate invention or business that may be lawfully operated in the United States.
  • Entries must be submitted by Midnight, Wednesday, September 30.
  • This Competition is open to legal residents of Iron, Beaver, Garfield, Juab, Millard, Sanpete, Piute, Wayne, Sevier and Kane Counties and all SUU, Southwest Tech and Snow College Students.
  • Applicants may enter individually or in groups, but only one entry per person.

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