1. Competition Tracks
There are two groups of tracks: Collegiate Tracks and the High School Track.
Waste and Circularity
Energy and Transportation
Food and Agriculture
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All high school teams will compete in the same track.
All students enrolled at a university or high school in the world are eligible to compete.
PCV Prize teams compete in groups of 1-5. Depending on your track, different eligibility rules may apply. The PCV Prize team reserves the right to determine a team’s eligibility.
For All Teams
You do NOT need to have an incorporated business to apply; all concepts are welcome, whether it's just a great idea or a revenue-making startup
If you do have an established startup, you must not have received more than $25K in external funding, dilutive or non-dilutive.
For Collegiate Teams
All team members must be currently enrolled students, at either the high school, undergrad, or graduate school level. We'd recommend teams solely consisting of high school members to participate in the high school track.
For High School Teams
All team members must be currently enrolled in a high school anywhere around the world.
All competitors need to register for the PCV Prize. Registrants receive the latest updates on all events and sessions.
Individual Registrations (Due Date EXTENDED to 4/5 @ 11:59 PM ET)
Team Registrations (Due 4/5 @ 11:59 PM ET)
All submissions due 4/16 @ 11:59 PM ET.
Once you feel ready, submit your team's deck and presentation at tinyurl.com/PCVPrizeSubmission
5-Minute Pitch Video
(Optional) 2 Supplemental PDFs [10 pages max per PDF]
5. First Round Judging
First-round pitches are ranked on:
potential environmental impact
Two finalists will from each track will be announced the morning of 4/19. Good luck!
6. Finals (4/24 @ 12 PM ET)
During our finalists week, our 10 finalists will receive:
Finalists compete LIVE for first, second, and third place awards in closing session!