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Pitch Competition Registration

Please complete the form below to register for the #YECon2023 Pitch Competition. The Pitch Competition is limited to the first 30 registrants. You MUST HAVE A TICKET to Young Entrepreneur Convention to participate in the pitch competition. If you have not purchased a ticket, please do so now at THIS LINK. Your registration will not be counted until you have a ticket. If the 30 spots fill before you have a ticket, you will be wait-listed.

Here is a quick overview of the format and rules:

  • The opening round pitches will be given between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, February 25, 2023 at the Student Innovation Center on the Iowa State University campus in Ames. 

  • The opening round pitches will be in an open area allowing attendees of Young Entrepreneur Convention to watch pitches live.

  • Participants will be given 90 seconds to pitch to judging panel, followed by 2 minutes of Q&A from judges. 

  • No props, slides, or visuals allowed. 

  • Finalists will be filmed while pitching on the main stage, in front of the Young Entrepreneur Convention audience at approximately 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2023.

PLEASE NOTE that if you do not see a form to register below, we have reached our maximum of 30 Pitch Competition registrants.


We will maintain a wait list the day of the event in case some of the registered pitchers fail to attend. To be placed on the wait list, please email with "WAIT LIST" in the subject line.

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