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Student Organization—Pitch Contest

February 15, 2018
5:00-7:00 pm 
Opens January 1, 2018
Deadline February 2, 2018 at Noon
Please read carefully: 
  • Existing products or businesses that have had any sales are not eligible to pitch. 
  • Products and businesses must be established in the state of West Virginia 
  • Presentation order will be randomly selected in advance. 
  • Each Presenter will be allotted 5 minutes to present. A time keeper will be on hand to help monitor time and give a signal one minute prior to the ending time. 
  • There will be 5 minutes for questions and answers from the judges.  
  • 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 all the 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.  
CONTACT LaunchLab FOR MORE INFORMATION: Launchlab@mail.wvu.edu

PLEASE COMPLETE FORM BY February 2, 2018 at 12:00 noon