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OCC Plrate's Plank Business Pitch Competition

How it Works

Here is how it works:

  1. Go to the "written submission" tab on this website.
  2. Download the file 2019 Pirates Plank application file
  3. Answer the 6 questions to the best of your knowledge.  Provide a brief paragraph or more  (no more the 3 paragraphs per question).  Please be as specific to your business as you can in your answers.
  4.  Upload your completed application back on the "written submission" tab by March 5, 2019 or sooner.  We will be selecting from the first 25 applications.
  5. A group of faculty members will evaluate and score all the submissions between March 6-9.
  6. The top 7 will be notified by Sunday, March 10.  Students will have two full weeks plus the spring break to prepare their presentations.
  7. Selected students will also have an opportunity to talk with former winners and practice their presentations to improve their abilities to present their best.  We want to see you SUCCEED!!!!
  8. The presentations will be in the Robert B. Moore Theater on OCC campus from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, on Thursday, April 4, 2019.
  9. Bring your family and friends to cheer you on

Please go to the contact page if you have further questions