Preliminary Judging


February 14, 2020 - Executive summaries and pitch videos submitted by students

February 26, 2020 - One night of judging - Pitch Premier Night

Judges feedback will be provided to students after this preliminary round.

TOP eight business plans in each category move on

Students are notified by February 27, 2020.

Finalist Judging

March 22, 2020 - Business plans submitted by students

March 23 - April 10, 2020 - Judges portal open for judging

Judges feedback from this round will be provided to students

judges listen to their category's top eight teams during the investor pitches on april 16, 2020.

Top three teams in each category are announced during the awards ceremony.

Every year the Northwest Entrepreneur Competition hosts a networking reception before the awards ceremony for students to further engage with community members and judges. Thank you to Gonzaga University's Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program for sponsoring this opportunity.

Awards Reception Sponsor

Awards Reception Sponsor