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October 12, 2023 | Tom Ballard

Annual ‘SEC Student Pitch Competition’ scheduled for October 23

The University of Georgia is hosting the 2023 edition with $9,000 up for grabs.

In a little more than a week, student entrepreneurs from many Southeastern Conference (SEC) schools will gather at the Truist Pitch Deck in Studio 225 as the University of Georgia hosts the annual “SEC Student Pitch Competition.”

Each student team will pitch its business to a panel of judges for the chance to walk away with $5,000 for first place, $3,000 for second place, and $1,000 for third place.

On pitch day (October 23), student teams will break into two groups of seven and pitch to two panels of judges nominated by the participating schools. Judges will score the presentations and the top three teams will pitch one final time that evening. The final pitches and awards reception will be held in Studio 225, at 5:30 p.m. ET, and both are open to the public.

The “SEC Student Pitch Competition” was started by the Provosts of the SEC universities in 2015 and has continued every year since.


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