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Formal Presentation

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The Formal Presentation is a four-to-six-minute presentation where each business will share details of its product or service with a panel of judges, usually in the form of visual slides.
Guidelines & information
  • Business presentations must be four to six minutes in length. 
  • Timing begins when the presenter begins speaking.
  • Teams can consist of one to four entrepreneurs.
  • Immediately following the presentation, judges will ask questions.
  • Others in attendance are not permitted to ask questions or to comment.
  • Entrepreneurs must give the presentation live and in person unless circumstances dictate a virtual event.
  • Entrepreneurs are permitted to utilize handouts and other visual aids.

Please review the Formal Presentation Rubric for full judging criteria.

FP Scorecard.pdf 370.47 KB
FP Guidelines.pdf 313.22 KB

More Reading and Resources

How to Give a Killer Presentation (15-minute read + video examples)

Judging deadline
March 23, 2022 8:00AM CDT