EPIC Blue Sky Competition

EPIC Blue Sky Competition

An idea competition fostering entrepreneurial & innovative thinking

What is it?

  • A 2-minute video competition, showcasing an idea (product or service) to solve a problem in mobility

What is Mobility?

  • Mobility refers to the ability to move or be moved freely and easily
  • Mobility applies in many contexts, including, but not limited to:
    • Social mobility – movement of individuals, families, or households to access health, education, housing, etc.
    • Physical mobility – ability of humans to move around their environment (i.e. physical disability and/or lack of mobility because of age)
    • Active mobility – form of transport of people (i.e. walking and/ or cycling)
    • Information technology mobility – ability to access information from anywhere

Eligibility

  • Must be a current University of Windsor or St. Clair College student in *any discipline*
  • Teams must consist of at least 2 different disciplines
  • Teams of 2-4 students
  • Must attend Blue Sky Video Judging Night on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 if accepted as a finalist

What do I submit?

  • YouTube link to a maximum 2-minute video
  • E-mail your YouTube link, along with your names, e-mails and disciplines to Sydney.Thompson@uwindsor.ca
  • Title your e-mail “Blue Sky Entry”

Blue Sky Launch Party

  • We will be hosting the Blue Sky Launch Party on February 6th, 2020. Join us at the launch party to learn more about the competition and to build your team. We will have networking opportunities to help you create a team!
  • Click here to register for the launch party

The Sushil Jain UWin Triple I Awards

  • 1st Place: $1,000 CASH
  • 2nd Place: $750 CASH
  • 3rd Place: $500 CASH

Video Judging

• Judging will take place during our Blue Sky Video Judging Night on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 at EPICentre. All finalists must attend in order to win one of the awards. All participants, friends, family, etc. are welcome to attend to watch the submissions and enjoy complimentary refreshments.
• Please review the judging criteria here

Important Dates

Launch Party Date: Thursday, February 6th, 2020
Application Open: Friday, February 7th, 2020
Submission Deadline: Thursday, March 12, 2020 @ 11:59 PM
Finalists Notified: Friday, March 13th, 2020
Video Judging Night: Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Questions? E-mail Sydney.Thompson@uwindsor.ca with the subject “Blue Sky Question”

See previous video submissions here