Dates and Deadlines

New Business Venture Competition

Dates and Deadlines

The deadlines for the 2016-2017 New Business Venture Competition are as follows –

Friday, October 28, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Submission of electronic Intent to Compete Form, including Business Proposal.

The deadline to submit the Intent to Compete Form has been extended!


Friday, November 18, 2016

Individuals/Teams are informed who has been chosen as finalists. Finalists continue on to Part Two of the Competition.


Friday, March 3, 2017

Completed electronic written business plans due at


Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trade fair display and presentation
Oral presentation of business plans
Sixty second "elevator pitch" presentation
Judges provide competitors with feedback
Announcement of winners

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