Competition Tracks


  • Undergraduate students of West Chester University (WCU)
  • Currently enrolled part-time or full-time

WCU GRADuates, ALUMNI, Faculty and Staff

  • WCU Graduate students
  • WCU Alumni
  • WCU Faculty members
  • WCU Staff

Chester County Startups

  • Chester County PA Residents

Chester County High school students

  • Students attending a high school located in Chester County, PA

Additional Info

eligibility details

  • Ideas for new products, services, or technologies that have not yet been commercialized are eligible.
  • Individuals and teams may enter the competition.
  • Multiple ideas may be submitted as separate entries using different emails for each idea.


idea protection

  • Ideas submitted to the competition remain the property of the submitter.
  • Ideas submitted will be held in strict confidence.
  • Ideas selected for presentation at the Business Idea Pitch, however, will be presented to a public audience.