Blue Sky Competition 2015 – details and criteria for submission

Blue Sky Competition What is it?
  • 2-minute video competition, showcasing an idea to solve any problem
  • UWindsor students or St. Clair College students
  • Teams must consist of at least 2 different disciplines
  • Teams of 2-4 students
Deadline for Submission
  • March 5th, 11:59PM
  • Submit videos by March 5th, 2015 using Dropbox, YouTube link or as a file
Video Judging Criteria Videos will be judged by local entrepreneurs and UWindsor Alumni Problem (5)
  •             What is the problem? Who does it concern?
Solution (15)
  •             What is your solution?
  •             What research have you done?(Who are your competitors, etc…)
  •             Do you have a mock-up of your solution?
  •             Is your solution creative?
Market Research (10)
  •             Will people use your product or service?
  •             Are there stats to support your research?
Team Members (5)
  •             Who are your team members?
  •             How will they contribute to the project?
Quality of Video (10)
  •             Do you have a high-quality pitch?
  •             Is your video convincing?
  • March 5th: Deadline to submit video pitch
  • March 11th: Viewing night
Prizes 1st: $1500 PLUS a trip to Toronto! 2nd: $750 PLUS a trip to Toronto! 3rd: $500 PLUS a trip to Toronto! Participants
  • 50 teams expected to participate
  • Coordinators include:
    • Nicole Anderson, EPICentre Program Director
    • EPICentre Student Ambassadors (2)
  • Judges include:
    • Representative from Alumni Association
    • Local Entrepreneur
    • Member of the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Innovation