2019 Innovation Expo Student Idea Competition
Rules & Information
Idea Competition is open to all higher education students in South Dakota
Selected finalists must present idea on stage at the Innovation Expo they applied for
All student contestants will be provided a free ticket to Innovation Expo
Contestants can enter one ( 1 ) idea into the contest
Teams are allowed
Ideas must be submitted by Sunday, September 29th at 10:00 PM
Judges will review all applications and notify finalists by October 2nd
1st Place - $350
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $150
Other Finalists will receive - $100
Feasibility of product or service: How feasible or achievable is it to take the product or service to market?
Business opportunity: How great is the opportunity to create a business around the idea?
Market potential: How large is the market for the product or service?
Barriers to entry: How significant are the challenges to commercialize the product or service? Competition, Path to Market, etc.?