HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition 2012


Deadline to enroll



Competition Organizer

Houston Community College and Newspring Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible

At least one member of each team must be actively enrolled at Houston Community College. At least one member of each team must also complete either BUSG 2309 or BUSG 2009 in order to be eligible. 

Important Dates

The deadline to enroll is January 20, 2012. All business plans must be submitted by April 5, 2012. Finalists will present their plans to the judges on April 26, 2012, and winners will be announced on April 30, 2012.

Competition Prizes

Last year, $12,000 was awarded for first place, $8,000 was awarded for second place, and $4,000 was awarded for 3rd place. 

Other Info

Newspring conducts four training sessions for contestant teams and their business advisors about the required focus and planning to write their business plans and move effectively through the competition.