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CIE Business Pitch Competition

The Annual 2019 Donald L. Lucas Business Pitch Competition. 

Join us May 3, 2019 Lucas Hall, Forbes 126 

Graduate and Undergraduate students of all majors are encouraged to apply for a spot in our annual business pitch competition!  Finalists will participate in a series of workshops to hone their business pitch before the big event on May 3rd. Applications are due by February 28, 2019.

Prizes include:
$5,000 Grand Prize
$3,000 Second Place
$2,000 Third Place


Rules and Regulations:

  • Teams must be 2-5 active members. 
  • Presentations should target 10 minutes in length, with a 5 minute Q&A. 
  • All teams must include at least one currently-enrolled SCU student. 
  • Proposed business should be fundable.
  • Proposed business plan/pitch should not be in violation of any IP rights.

Criteria for Scoring:

  • Quality of the product(s), service(s), and/or solution(s)
  • Market opportunities and competition
  • Is the business fundable?
  • Overall attractiveness of the venture
  • Quality of the pitch/presentation


QUESTIONS? Contact Christina Johnson (