Utah Entrepreneur Challenge 2011


Team registration deadline



Competition Organizer

University of Utah

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

Each participating team must be organized and directed by a student at a college or university in The State of Utah and is enrolled for a minimum of nine credit hours during both semesters of the competition year. 

Important Dates

Teams must submit a registration form online by February 1, 2011. Business plans are due on March 3, 2011. After a second round of judging, ten finalists will be announced. Finalists will present their business plans on April 9, 2011, and winners will be announced at an awards banquet on April 13, 2011.

Competition Prizes

Grand prize winner will receive $40,000. Two runners-up will receive $5,000 each. The seven remaining finalists will receive $1,000 each.

Other Info

Forums and other UEC events will be held prior to the beginning of the judging process of the competition to assist competitors in building teams and provide instruction with preparing executive summaries and business plans. Competitors are strongly encouraged to participate in these forums.