Events and Guidelines

February – April 2016

Review meetings will be scheduled with selected finalists to discuss final round of The Next Big Idea Competition with faculty members involved. Participation in the review meetings is mandatory for two out of five members of the team. Seed money in the amounts of $250 to $500 will be awarded to team finalists to develop their product or service. Rules for using seed money will be provided at first review meeting. Ideas for funding include:

  1. Creation of videos/media to market idea.
  2. Prototypes (3-D drawings, models, actual product, etc)
  3. Working applications

Important Dates for 2015 - 2016

  • Deadline to apply: December 18, 2015
  • The Preliminary Round will be on February 24, 2016.
  • Final Round of The Next Big Idea Competition will be on May 4, 2016.

Judges from ZVRS will chose 1st, 2nd and 3rd place competition winners.

There will be $10,000 in prize money

1st place - $5,000
2nd place - $3,000
3rd place - $2,000

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