- Competition Organizer
Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation
- Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- Competition Category
- Graduate - Local U.S.
- Undergraduate - Local U.S.
- Who's Eligible
By invitation only. The first and second place winners from both the undergraduate and graduate tracks in the Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Nevada will be invited to participate in this competition.
- Important Dates
Deadlines are to be announced for the 2012 competition. The finals of the Tri-State Award will take place in Las Vegas on May 22-24, 2012.
- Competition Prizes
First place winners in each division will win $25,000; Second place winners will receive $15,000.
Faculty Advisors of the 1st and second place teams will each receive $2,500.
- Other Info
This competition is aimed at simulating the real-world process of entrepreneurs creating a business plan to soliciting start-up funds from potential investors. Students involved in this competition gain access to networks of successful entrepreneurs, lenders and investors, team building opportunities, business planning skills, and media exposure.