Wichita State University Shocker Business Plan Competition 2011


Intent to Compete Forms due



Competition Organizer

Wichita State University 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

Open to all faculty-sponsored, full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at any universities or colleges in the state of Kansas. 

Each team must solicit a faculty sponsor of their choice, who must be willing and able to provide feedback and direction to the team.
Important Dates

Intent to Compete forms must be submitted by March 11, 2011. Final business plans are due on April 25, 2011. The Semi-Final and Final rounds of the business plan competition will take place on April 29, 2011. Winners will be announced at the Center for Entrepreneurship Banquet following the Final Round.

Competition Prizes

1st prize: $10,000

2nd prize: $3,000

3rd prize: $1,500

Elevator Pitch Winner: $500

Other Info

This business plan competition consists of four rounds: A Screening Round, Trade Show Round, Semi-Final Round, and Final Round.