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February 21, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Verizon Ballroom, Arkansas Union
435 Garland Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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IdeaFame Live Pitch Contest

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

College students come pitch your new business, product, service, or solution for a chance to win BIG!

What is an IdeaFame Live Contest?

The IdeaFame Live Contest, sponsored by Startup Junkie, is the in-person version of IdeaFame Live is an event created to promote startups & new ideas, and to increase "creative collisions" in emerging entrepreneurial ecosystems. Come pitch your new business, product, service, or solution for a chance to win BIG!

Attendees: This event is open to anyone who would like to attend! Bring your co-founders, friends, family, classmates – Anyone! Just have them sign up here! (Attendees vote for the $1000 People’s Choice Prize).

Contestants: Open exclusively to college students at the University of Arkansas, Northwest Arkansas Community College, and John Brown University who want to share their idea for a chance to win $1,000! You have 60 seconds to pitch your idea, no more. No slides. No notes. Only one contestant can speak per pitch. 


There will be two winners. The audience will select the People’s Choice. The Judges will select the Judges’ Choice. Each winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize on the spot... And a giant Happy Gilmore check.

Yes, that’s right. We’re giving away a total of $2,000 with no strings attached.

LOCATION: Verizon Ballroom at the University of Arkansas Union. Parking is available for a fee in the Union deck.