Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup Tri-State Award 2012


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.