2021 Idea Competition

Hosted by: Brookings Economic Development Corporation

Who should apply? Individuals*, Teams*, Existing Businesses **... basically anyone with an idea!!

* Business to be located in Brookings County.
** At least 1 founder to be part of the submitting team. Existing business needs to be operating less than 1 year and generating less than $50,000 in gross sales.

Total of $2,500 in prize money to be awarded!

Entries are placed in either the General Business or Science/Technology categories.

- Winners will be judged on idea and pitch.
- Prize money to be claimed within 12 months of award and is subject to reaching business milestones.
- Prizes are non-transferable.

March 22 - Idea Descriptions Due by 5pm
Fill out the form below or submit one-page description including all the form sections to: jennifer@brookingsedc.com.

March 29 - Finalists Pitch to Judges & Awards

Pitch schedule and awards ceremony to be determined.

Idea Competition

For more information,
call (605) 697-8103 or email jennifer@brookingsedc.com.

2021 Idea Competition Submission