How to Compete



  • Fill out the Form Below
  • Your idea will be put into a poll against other ideas
  • The poll goes live a few weeks before the competition with all ideas. You may submit an idea after the poll goes live, but you will start behind in the poll.
  • The top 5 ideas from the poll compete in the competition in person.
  • If you are selected, you will be notified via email. You must respond to the email within 24 hours or you forfeit your spot.
  • You must email your presentation to
  • Be sure to share on social media and accumulate enough votes to compete!
  • The rules are subject to change at any time



  • You have 5 minutes and 30 seconds to pitch with no additional time allowed
  • Internet, video, and audio usage is prohibited during your presentation
  • For a list of good topics, see the list below.



  • The winner of the competition wins the following:
  • $500 in startup funds
  • $1,000 scholarship (for self or family use)
  • Accountant Consulting and Basic Business Setup
  • Business Coaching and Advising
  • Lawyer Consultation ($750 value)
  • Free Enrollment in the SBDC Entrepreneur Series ($215 value)
  • The prize package is subject to change at any time
  • The Problem
  • Your Solution
  • Competition
  • Market
  • $
  • Team
  • Local
  • Have Fun
The Problem

What Problem are you Trying to Solve?

People struggle to wake up in the morning for work.

Your Solution
Have Fun

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