Applications/business plans due
- Competition Organizer
South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development, South Dakota Enterprise Institute
- Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- Competition Category
- Graduate - Local U.S.
- Undergraduate - Local U.S.
- Who's Eligible
The Giant Vision Awards Competition is open to all South Dakotan college, university, and technical school students.
- Important Dates
The application deadline for the Giant Vision Competition is March 4, 2011. Selected finalists will be announced on March 28, 2011. Finalists will present their business plans at the final competition on April 26, 2011, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
- Competition Prizes
The winner will be awarded $5,000. Second place award of $3,000, third place receiving $2,500, and fourth place receiving $2,000. The remaining four qualifiers will receive $500 each to help with the expense of participation.
- Other Info
Those entering the Governor's Giant Vision Student Competition will submit a written business plan outlining the business idea, potential markets, production requirements and other standard items. Selection of winners will be based on a combination of the viability of the business proposal, including considerations of potential competition, likelihood of success, market size and profitability.