Info and Key Dates

IEC Registration & Beyond

All active Idaho college students are encouraged to register to compete for the Idaho Entrepreneurial Challenge. Once the deadline closes, all completed registrations will be judged by Idaho preliminary judges (comprised of top business owners and leaders across the state).

Registration will be open from Nov – Feb.

All teams will receive judges feedback on their ideas.

The top rated teams will travel to Boise to compete in the finals.

Wednesday, April 1st

IEC Opening Night Social

Finalists will meet Wednesday in Boise the night before to showcase their ideas to the public, start practicing for the competition, and bonding with fellow student entrepreneurs.

Hotel Check-In

IEC Community Trade show

Team Dinner

Pitch Practice

Thursday, April 2nd.

IEC Pitch-off & Finals

On Thursday morning, student will compete in three rounds of pitching in front of 10-15 finalist judges. In the evening, prizes totaling $100,000 will be handed out to the top teams.

Morning Pitches

Awards Ceremonies