National Pitch Challenge

Ages:Middle School, High School

Type:Submission

Category:Entrepreneurship

Scope:National

Registration Opens
Mar 1, 2022 12:00am
America/New_York

Registration Closes
Jul 15, 2022 11:59pm
America/New_York

https://www.youngentrepreneurinstitute.org/k-12-programs/pitch-challenge-overview/national-pitch-challenge/

Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge is a pitch contest for students throughout the nation in grades 5-12. It is a simple set of activities that help kids learn creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, and presentation skills. Pitch Challenge teaches essential workforce readiness skills and helps kids develop a mindset for 21st century careers whether or not they become an entrepreneur. Educators can download a free Pitch Challenge Toolkit here.

  • Think of a business idea! It can be a product, service, social enterprise, or technology business.
  • Create a video of yourself or you and a friend! Up to two participants per entry.
  • Keep the camera focused on you for most of the video. We want to see and hear you pitching your idea. We don’t want to see a commercial.
  • Keep your video short, under two minutes.
  • If filming on your cell phone, hold your phone horizontally, vertical videos do not look professional.
  • Enter on the website, https://www.youngentrepreneurinstitute.org/k-12-programs/pitch-challenge-overview/national-pitch-challenge/
  • Have fun!!

Entries will be judged on the CREATIVITY of the idea, business name and video; the PERSUASIVENESS of the elevator pitch; and the OVERALL QUALITY of the idea, pitch, and video.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://www.youngentrepreneurinstitute.org/k-12-programs/pitch-challenge-overview/national-pitch-challenge/

Managing Organization: Young Entrepreneur Institute

Contact:

kbiggar@us.edu

Entry Fee: $

Eligibility:
Open to students in 5-12th grade in the United States.

Registration Opens
Mar 1, 2022 12:00am
America/New_York

Registration Closes
Jul 15, 2022 11:59pm
America/New_York

Overview

Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge is a pitch contest for students throughout the nation in grades 5-12. It is a simple set of activities that help kids learn creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, and presentation skills. Pitch Challenge teaches essential workforce readiness skills and helps kids develop a mindset for 21st century careers whether or not they become an entrepreneur. Educators can download a free Pitch Challenge Toolkit here.

Process

  • Think of a business idea! It can be a product, service, social enterprise, or technology business.
  • Create a video of yourself or you and a friend! Up to two participants per entry.
  • Keep the camera focused on you for most of the video. We want to see and hear you pitching your idea. We don’t want to see a commercial.
  • Keep your video short, under two minutes.
  • If filming on your cell phone, hold your phone horizontally, vertical videos do not look professional.
  • Enter on the website, https://www.youngentrepreneurinstitute.org/k-12-programs/pitch-challenge-overview/national-pitch-challenge/
  • Have fun!!

Criteria

Entries will be judged on the CREATIVITY of the idea, business name and video; the PERSUASIVENESS of the elevator pitch; and the OVERALL QUALITY of the idea, pitch, and video.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://www.youngentrepreneurinstitute.org/k-12-programs/pitch-challenge-overview/national-pitch-challenge/

Managing Organization: Young Entrepreneur Institute

Contact:

kbiggar@us.edu

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
Open to students in 5-12th grade in the United States.

Deadlines

Registration Opens
Mar 1, 2022 12:00am
America/New_York

Registration Closes
Jul 15, 2022 11:59pm
America/New_York