Norfolk State University Business Plan Competition 2011


Competition Organizer

Norfolk State University's Ernest M. Hodge Center for Entrepreneurship

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
At least one member of each team must be a current Norfolk State University Student. 
Important Dates

Six semifinalists must submit a final, revised business plan on March 30, 2011. Three finalists will compete in the final business plan tournament on April 15, 2011. Winners will be announced on April 30, 2011.

Competition Prizes

1st place: $2,000

2nd place: $1,000

3rd place: $750



Other Info

Business plan competition teams will be classified into one of three tracks based on their business plan’s concept:

1. Science, Engineering and Technology.

2. Art, Entertainment, Education, and Social Services.

3. Business Disciplines (e.g., accounting, finance, management information systems, retailing, transportation and distribution, etc.)