Regions New Venture Challenge 2011


Submission deadline


Competition Organizer

Samford University's Brock School of Business, Regions Bank

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
All currently enrolled Samford University undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to enter.

The BUSA 100 Division is open to students enrolled in the School’s BUSA 100, World of Business, course during the spring 2011 semester. 

The Open Division is open to teams consisting of at least 50 percent currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate Samford University students or recent alumni. 
Important Dates

All submissions are due on April 1, 2011. A semi-final round will take place on April 8, 2011. Finalists will present their business plans to judges at the final round of the business plan competition on April 19, 2011 in Birmingham, Alabama.

Competition Prizes

BUSA 100 Division:

First Place - $2,500

Second Place - $1,000

Third Place - $500

Open Division:

First Place - $7,500

Second Place - $5,000

Third Place - $2,500

Other Info

The business plan competition is one in a series of programs at the Brock School of Business aimed at making it a leading school for training future entrepreneurs.