"Applicants must register for the Business Competition by submitting a complete application. All Competition applications must be received on or before 5pm (US Central) August 13, 2019. Entries must include all of the required materials. Finalists will prepare PowerPoint slides for their live 5 minute presentations at the Awards Event on September 13, 2019. The winners will be announced at the end of the awards event. The judges will rate each applicant using pre-determined ranking criteria, including but not limited to: the viability and investment appeal of the Applicant’s Business Presentation; an initial 5 slide deck with all components laid out below, passion for business expressed during an elevator pitch video, and the quality of the in-person interview with the judges. All of these will be part of the judges' selection and process."