2021 Community Business Plan Competition

Submit your new business plan
Present and receive feedback from experienced business professionals
An incredible learning experience
Cash Prizes

Key aspect of this program are as follows:

  • All types of for profit businesses are eligible
  • Plans submitted by September 30, 2021
  • Presentations will occur in October 2021
  • Scoring is based upon 40% written plan, 45% presentation and 15% financial viability
  • Cash prizes will be $6000 for 1st place and $4000 for 2nd place, prizes will be awarded after all scoring is complete
    • These prizes are taxable
  • Effective plans are not overly lengthy
  • Participants and winning plans will be provided to local media
Deadline: September 30, 2021

Get Started!

See how to submit, judging criteria, prizes and more:
Business Plan Competition Information

Download and sign the rules and expectations:
Business Plan Competition Rules

Need assistance?

Business Plan seminars to assist in writing a plan will take place at Colorado Mountain College on the following dates:

June 17, July 15 and August 6 from 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm.

One on one counseling is also available through Yampa Valley SCORE.

For more information, to register for a seminar, or to schedule a counseling appointment, please contact:

Randy Rudasics

Participants must acknowledge the rules and judging criteria in writing.

Thanks to our generous sponsors who believe in the power of entrepreneurship and support economic development in Routt County.

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