Official Tournament Rules & Regulations
Participant must be a WBENC-Certified WBE in good standing
Participant must have purchased a Full Conference registration admission by Friday May 24, 2019. No registration refunds will be granted if you are not selected to participate in the WBENCPitch.
Person pitching must be a female owner of the company. If anyone other than the female owner is sent to participate, the spot to present is forfeited.
Pitch is 90 seconds long in the 1st round, 2 minutes in the Semi-Finals and 3 minutes in the Final Round.
No slides, audio visual support, samples, or large props. Any item a presenter would like to incorporate into their pitch that falls outside of these guidelines must be approved in advance by WBENC.
Pitch must be about your existing business, not a future endeavor or innovation.
Participant must be available to pitch at all scheduled tournament time slots when registering.
Participants must check-in 30 minutes before their scheduled time slot.
All National Conference & Business Fair attendees are invited to observe the tournament from the audience.
Participants will be selected by a closed committee of WBENC staff and affiliates.
When a decision is required, WBENC will be the final authority.