Wichita State University Shocker Business Plan Competition 2012


Intent to Compete Forms due



Competition Organizer

Wichita State University Center for Entrepreneurship

Local US Event
Wichita, KS
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 full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at universities or colleges in the state of Kansas. Each team must have a faculty sponsor who is able to provide direction to the team. 

Important Dates

Intent to Compete forms are due on March 9, 2012. Teams must submit written business plans by March 29, 2012. A Trade Show will take place on April 13, 2012. Semi-final and Final rounds of competition will take place on April 27, 2012, followed by presentation of awards. 

Competition Prizes

1st prize: $10,000

2nd prize: $3,000

3rd prize: $1,500

Elevator pitch winner: $500

Other Info

The competition is designed to encourage student innovation and venture creation by providing a forum in which students can present new business ideas to local business community leaders, including entrepreneurs and investors.