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Wed, Sep 13


Snow College GRIT Center

Everyday Entrepreneur - Pitch Competition - Startup Track Entry Form (By Invitation Only)

Competition Date: Sept. 19th, 2023, 6:30pm *See Eligibility information below **Entry is only open to eligible teams who attended the Everyday Entrepreneurship Workshop

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Everyday Entrepreneur - Pitch Competition - Startup Track Entry Form (By Invitation Only)
Everyday Entrepreneur - Pitch Competition - Startup Track Entry Form (By Invitation Only)

Time & Location

Sep 13, 2023, 11:59 PM

Snow College GRIT Center, 151 S Main St, Ephraim, UT 84627, USA

About the Event

The Everyday Entrepreneur (EE) Program is the national leader in impact investing for community college everyday entrepreneurs. The EE provides education, funding, and mentoring support to aspiring entrepreneurs. In partnership with EE and NACCE, the GRIT Center for Rural Entreprenuership at Snow College is hosting an Everyday Entrepreneur Pitch competition for students and the community.

After attending the Everyday Entrepreneur - Workshop, eligeable participants may enter the pitch competition to compete for a portion of $7,500 in cash and prizes .

Winners will receive coaching and advance to the semi-finals of the State Bank Business Challenge where they will compete for $30,000 in cash and prizes.

In order to be elligeable for this pitch competition, entrants must have attended the Everyday Entrepreneur Workshop, be permanent residents of the Snow College 6-county service area (including Juab, Millard, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, and Wayne Counties) AND have at earned at least $1,000 and less than $200,000 in revenue through their business. Find full rules here.

Each team will have 90 seconds to pitch their idea, followed by 3 minutes of Q&A. The format will be explained in depth during a pre-competition evaluation session. Please be sure to use a valid phone number and email address to register for this event so that you can be contacted with more details.

The top team from the Seed Track and the top 3 teams from the Startup Track must agree to participate in the State Bank Business Challenge at the One Utah Summit in Cedar City, Utah, by meeting all Business Challenge deadlines.

2023 EE Workshop & Competition Timeline

■ EE Workshop application deadline — August 31, 2023

■ EE Workshop date — Friday, September 8, 2023, 9:00am – 4:00pm, GRIT Center

■ Application deadline — Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. MDT

■ Evaluation with GRIT Center — Thursday, September 14 through Monday, September 18, 2023

■ EE Seed Track Pitch Competition — Tuesday, September 19th at 5:00pm, GRIT Center

■ EE Startup Track Pitch Competition — Tuesday, September 19th at 6:30pm, GRIT Center

■ State Bank Business Challenge application deadline — Saturday, September 23rd at 11:59pm

■ State Bank Business Challenge semi-finals — Monday, October 2, 2023, SUU Campus, Cedar City

■ State Bank Business Challenge finals — Tuesday, October 3, 2023, Cedar City

New to pitching your business? Here are some tutorials that can help. Each presents a different way to prepare and present your busines in a persuasive and professional way. Figure out what works for you!

This is a great intro to pitching:

This video gives a little more expanation about how to craft a pitch:

This video is made by a film producer who pitches his project ideas to film studios and other investors. He has some intrigueing theories about how to capture and keep the attention of your audience:

Still have questions? Contact us at the GRIT Center or

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