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RECESS Pitch Drexel University

DEADLINE : Apr 07, 2014 23:59:59 SST

RECESS Music & Ideas Festival Campus Tour

RECESS is a touring college music and ideas festival. We combine educational programs during the day and a concert at night to celebrate. Our mission is to inspire and motivate the next generation of world changing entrepreneurs.

RECESS Pitch is a collegiate pitch competition, showcasing the most disruptive student-ran businesses from across the country. Student-ran startups compete locally for the chance to pitch some of the biggest investors, advisors, and mentors at our Finals Competition in Downtown Las Vegas.

Don't worry about getting there we cover all of the expenses including airfare, hotel, and food for the National Pitch Finals in Downtown Las Vegas May 29 - June 1st

There are two ways to enter
1) You must submit as a student at one of the 7 RECESS Spring Tour Schools listed below
OR
2) You must be a student at any US College and submit as an At Large Bid. At Large bids will be chosen by judges to pitch at the Finals, there will be no semi-finals round.

We will choose 1 winner from each Campus Tour school and 3 At Large Bids that will compete at the Finals in Las Vegas May 29 - June 1 for a chance to pitch major investor, advisors, and mentors.

Here Is How Easy It Is To Submit And It Only Takes 5 Min:
1) Submit a 60 second video pitching your idea on Younoodle and answer a few short questions.

2) We will select the top 5 ideas who will do a 5min pitch with 5min Q&A to a panel of judges on the date RECESS comes to your campus.

We will choose 1 winner from each school and 3 At Large Bids that will compete at the Pitch Finals in Las Vegas.

APPLICATION LINKS BY SCHOOL CAN BE FOUND ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THIS COMPETITION PAGE. MAKE SURE TO APPLY TO THE CORRECT SCHOOL LINK.

RECESS PITCH GENERAL RULES
(Read the full set of rules attached in the submission form carefully)

1) Atleast 50% of your founders must be currently enrolled in a college or university. Founders must be enrolled in a Campus Tour school (as in a school RECESS is visiting on their Spring 2014 Tour) or submit as the “At Large Bid”:

2) “At Large Bid” applicants not enrolled in one of the dates listed above may submit to win one of the three (3) At Large Bids.

3) Each team's entry should be suitable for funding at some level to take it further and should not be in violation of any intellectual property rights.

4) Participants entry must have not raised more than $100,000 in investment

5) DEADLINES:
> Cornell submissions end 11:59pm PST March 10th
> Pacific submissions end 11:59pm PST March 12th
> Indiana submissions end 11:59pm PST March 31st
> Drexel submissions end 11:59pm PST April 1st
> Maryland submissions end 11:59pm PST April 2nd
> New York University submissions end 11:59pm PST April 3rd
> UC San Diego submissions end 11:59pm PST May 10th
> At Large Bids end 11:59pm PST April 12th

6) TIMELINE:
After submission, you will receive a confirmation email which provides a secure link to manage and update your entry until the submission deadline stated above

Five (5) idea pitch’s from each campus tour school will be selected by the judges to participate in the Semi-Finalist Round at each date of the Campus Tour and notifications will be sent as follows:
> Pacific semi-finalists are notified by March 14th
> Cornell semi-finalists are notified by March 21st
> Indiana semi-finalists are notified by April 1st
> Drexel semi-finalists are notified by April 2nd
> Maryland semi-finalists are notified by April 3rd
> New York University semi-finalists are notified by April 4th
> At Large Bids semi-finalists are notified by April 14th
> UC San Diego semi-finalists are notified by May 10th

Each Campus Tour school semi-finalist will have a 5min pitch and 5min Q&A with the judges.

At-Large bids will have no semi-finals they will advance straight to the Pitch Finals Competition

The Finals round will be a 5min pitch with 3min Q&A

(full list of rules available on entry page)

Questions? Email deuce@recess.is
GEOGRAPHIC ELIGIBILITY
This competition is limited to applicants residing in United States

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