Big Idea Pitch Competition

The Big Idea Pitch competition showcases students with ideas for new ventures. The competition is open to all Appalachian State students and the 10 most innovative ideas are selected based on creativity, viability and scalability. Finalists are invited to make their 3-minute pitch to a panel of entrepreneur judges who provide feedback and vote on the most promising ideas. The audience gets to vote too!


  • First Place will receive a $1,000
  • Second place will receive $500
  • Third place will receive $250
  • Audience Choice will receive $500

To apply:

Send fill out form below. Applicants are encouraged to visit the Center for Entrepreneurship for advice and coaching!