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John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
This contest is designed to stimulate entrepreneurial activity and greater awareness of the resources available to grow entrepreneurs in Iowa. All winners will be selected on an objective basis as determined by the criteria set forth below. You must read and comply with these rules to enter the Iowa Business Plan Competition (the "Competition"). This competition is void where prohibited by law.
Who can enter the competition?
The Competition is open to all participants who meet the following criteria:
What can I win?
The winners will be determined from all accepted entrants. The winners will be presented with awards at a luncheon to be held September 26, 2013. Winners must be present to accept awards. The maximum award distribution for the Grand, Second, and Third prizes shall not exceed $50,000. All contestants are encouraged to attend the luncheon to gain further knowledge and advice to further their businesses.
ONE (1) $25,000 Grand Prize. One Grand Prize Winner will receive $25,000 and, in addition, recognition of your work on the website for the competition.
NOTE: There is no guarantee, expressed or implied, that any business will receive an award. Should no entries into the competition meet the entry criteria, should no entry have a reasonable chance for success and should the selection committee determine no winner exists for that year of the competition, no award will be made for that year and the award money will be used for the following year's competition. The odds of winning a prize depend on the skill of the entrants and the number of entries received. All taxes associated with the prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Prizes are not transferable.
When can I enter?
Between March 1 and April 30, 2013.
John Pappajohn Centers
John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
North Iowa Area Community College
500 College Drive
Mason City, IA 50401