2019 Randall Family Big Idea Competition Application

Apply Here to Be a Part of the THE RANDALL FAMILY BIG IDEA COMPETITION, THE LARGEST STUDENT COMPETITION IN NORTHWEST PA.  

 

Who can apply?

  • This competition is open to all Pitt undergraduate, graduate, professional, and postdoc students
    • You must be on a team of at least two students
    • Having trouble assembling a team? Try our TeamFinder tool. 
    • Learn more about the competition here.

Dates:

Info Sessions: Jan 25 (3 p.m.), Jan 28 (4-5 p.m.), & Feb 1 (4-5 p.m.)

All Info Sessions will be at the Big Idea Center (Gardner Steel Conference Center, O'Hara Street entrance)

More Sessions Added

Application deadline, Tuesday Feb 5, 2019 11:59 p.m.

Notification of acceptance will be by Wednesday, Feb 6 by 5 p.m.

Bootcamp (attendance required) Friday, Feb 8 2-5 p.m. OSC

Semi-final round in late Feb 

Final round Thursday, Mar 21

 

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Judging:

  • Outside Judges 
    • This competition is judged by outside judges at every round from the Pittsburgh and regional innovation ecosystem

Coaching:

  • Access to Competition Coaches
    • The Innovation Institute will provide you with top notch coaches to guide you throughout the competition
    • This is mandatory during the competition, find out more about them HERE

 

Applications are Now Closed for 2019! Sign-up below to be added to our email list!