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March IDEA Challenge

March Idea Challenge pitch competition held at WVU Launchlab on March 28th.Applications open March 1, 2019. Enter the March IDEA Challenge by submitting a 90-second video by March 17, 2019. Top 8 finalist announced on March 21 will compete in head-to-head live competition at the LaunchLab on March 28 from 5:00-7:00 PM. Download the flyer to learn more about the event. 

Please read carefully:

  • Presenters may have visual aids in order to enhance the presentation and/or to set up a display for event attendees to view. Visuals may include photos, samples, a TV or laptop with a running slide-show, brochures, business cards, etc. 
  • Presenters must inform LAUNCHLAB AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE of any basic audio/visual software/hardware needs. The presentation is by your own design, style and technique, as long as it is within the time allotment. 
  • There will be very brief intervals between presentations to allow for set up. 
  • At the end of each round of presentations, all votes MUST be placed in the designated ballot box to be collected and tabulated 
  • Attendees and Presenters can only vote for one choice. 
  • Judges’ votes will count for 10 points. 
  • The winner will be issued the monetary award certificate at the conclusion of the tallied votes. Money will be distributed via invoice for business requirements. 
  • Photos and information will be gathered to feature and share online by the sponsors of the event at the conclusion of the event 
  •  Please be present at LaunchLab at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the event. March Idea Challenge 
  • Proceeds from competition winnings will be applied directly to materials or services providers.

Contact LaunchLab for more information: Launchlab@mail.wvu.edu

    PLEASE apply BY March 17, 2019 at 12:00 noon