Collegiate Camp CEO 2011 - Saluki Operation Bootstrap


Applications due


Competition Organizer

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Open to Southern Illinois University Carbondale students enrolled in the Fall 2011 semester. Entrants must be planning to operate a business in one of 16 counties in the Delta Region of Illinois.
Important Dates

The entry period closes on July 22, 2011, at which time online applications are due. All successful participants will be notified by August, 2011. Finalists will make pitch presentations to a group of entrepreneurs on August 19, 2011, and winners will be announced at any awards ceremony on August 23, 2011.

Competition Prizes

1st place: $7,500 in cash; $2,500 in professional services

2nd place: $5,000 in cash; $1,500 in professional services

Nine additional program graduates will each receive $3,000.

Other Info

The staff of the SIUC Entrepreneurship and Business Development Unit will lead participants in a weeklong entrepreneurship training Aug. 15 to 19 on the SIUC campus.