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Regional Invitational Idea Pitch Competition

Join the Beckley LaunchLab for the Regional Invitational Idea Pitch Competition on February 21, 2018 @ 5 p.m. in room 101, Innovation Building! At this event, colleges and universities from across West Virginia will compete against each other in a central pitch competition! To learn more about how to enter please call 304-929-1343 or email 

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The LaunchLab will provide the winners of this competition funding to be directly applied to resource needs and innovation development. 

Rules and Regulations:

  • All LaunchLab competitions are non-discriminatory in nature. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Proceeds from competition winnings will be applied directly to materials or services providers.