University of Louisville Brown-Foreman Cardinal Challenge 2011


Online application deadline


Competition Organizer

University of Louisville Collge of Business's Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


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

At least one graduate student must be a member of the venture’s startup management team.The competition is for students enrolled in the current academic year.The competition is for new, student-owned independent ventures in the seed, start-up, or early growth stages.

Important Dates

The 2011 online application period will open on November 1, 2010. The deadline to submit applications is January 6, 2011. Final judging will take place on February 18 & 19, 2011.

Competition Prizes

$30,000 in cash awards. The first place team will receive $15,000 and an automatic bid to the Global Moot Corp Business Plan Competition.  The second place team will receive $5,000, with $3,000 to the third place team and $1,500 to the fourth place team.

Other Info

The Cardinal Challenge will showcase teams’ presentation savvy in two formats: Business Plan Presentation and Fast Pitch