Glockner Dare to Dream Pitch Competition

Ages:High School

Types:Submission, Presentation

Categories:Business, Entrepreneurship

Scope:State

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

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The Glockner Dare to Dream high school regional business pitch competition is an annual event that gives area high school students the opportunity to create a business idea and pitch it to a panel of judges for the chance to win thousands of dollars in prize money.

Entrepreneurial teams consisting of three to five high school students each take the stage to pitch a business idea to a panel of business experts.  This can be a high school class project led by a teacher, an after-school project led by a volunteer, or a team formed by a group of individual students. There is no obligation or cost to the school or students who participate in this program. A Dare to Dream representative will be available to talk to all participants to assist them in preparing for the competition. Competition Overview:

  • A letter of intent to compete must be submitted.
  • The pitch will be a maximum of five minutes.
  • The panel of judges will then have the opportunity to question the students for a maximum of five minutes.
  • You can find more information on how to do a pitch on the Powerpoint and summary pages.
  • Each state will have a semi-final to determine who will go to the finals. The Ohio state semi-final will be held at Shawnee State University TBD.  The Kentucky state semi-final is yet to be announced.  The final will be held at Shawnee State TBD.
  • All prize monies will be distributed in cash to the winning teams.

Glockner Dare to Dream Pitch Competition Award

Individual Award.

Students and teachers with the best entrepreneurial business pitch ideas receive cash awards. In 2020, the program awarded $37,000 in cash prizes.

Website: https://glocknerdaretodream.com/what-is-a-pitch-competition/

Managing Organization: Shawnee State University Kricker Innovation Hub

Contact:
Mike Thompson
mike@ledcorp.org

Entry Fee: $

Eligibility:
The competition is open to students who attend high schools in the following regions:   Ohio: Lawrence, Scioto, Pike, Gallia, Adams, and Jackson Counties       Kentucky: Lawrence, Boyd, Greenup, and Carter Counties     West Virginia: Wayne and Cabell Counties

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The Glockner Dare to Dream high school regional business pitch competition is an annual event that gives area high school students the opportunity to create a business idea and pitch it to a panel of judges for the chance to win thousands of dollars in prize money.

Process

Entrepreneurial teams consisting of three to five high school students each take the stage to pitch a business idea to a panel of business experts.  This can be a high school class project led by a teacher, an after-school project led by a volunteer, or a team formed by a group of individual students. There is no obligation or cost to the school or students who participate in this program. A Dare to Dream representative will be available to talk to all participants to assist them in preparing for the competition. Competition Overview:
  • A letter of intent to compete must be submitted.
  • The pitch will be a maximum of five minutes.
  • The panel of judges will then have the opportunity to question the students for a maximum of five minutes.
  • You can find more information on how to do a pitch on the Powerpoint and summary pages.
  • Each state will have a semi-final to determine who will go to the finals. The Ohio state semi-final will be held at Shawnee State University TBD.  The Kentucky state semi-final is yet to be announced.  The final will be held at Shawnee State TBD.
  • All prize monies will be distributed in cash to the winning teams.

Criteria

Awards

Glockner Dare to Dream Pitch Competition Award

Individual Award.

Students and teachers with the best entrepreneurial business pitch ideas receive cash awards. In 2020, the program awarded $37,000 in cash prizes.

Participate

Website: https://glocknerdaretodream.com/what-is-a-pitch-competition/

Managing Organization: Shawnee State University Kricker Innovation Hub

Contact:
Mike Thompson
mike@ledcorp.org

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
The competition is open to students who attend high schools in the following regions:   Ohio: Lawrence, Scioto, Pike, Gallia, Adams, and Jackson Counties       Kentucky: Lawrence, Boyd, Greenup, and Carter Counties     West Virginia: Wayne and Cabell Counties

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.