All official forms must be filled out online by 3 p.m. on the deadline date.
Official Application Form
This form is required and places the team in their industry category for the Interview session. A one-page deal summary will accompany this form. Each one-page deal summary must be saved as a single PDF file no larger than 10mb in size.
Immediately after submitting the online application, teams will receive an automatic emailed acknowledgement of the form. Teams will receive email notification of assigned time for the interview once schedule is completed. All team interviews will be conducted at the Oklahoma City offices of i2E, Inc. No alternate times will be allowed, and it is mandatory that teams be on time for the interviews.
Official Business Plan Submittal Form
The Business Plan Submittal Form must be filled out online and all business plans submitted electronically. Submittal of this form indicates that the business plan only contains original work accomplished by the official team members.
Note: No printed copies are required for the competition. All business plans will be submitted electronically following instructions provided on the Official Business Plan Submittal Form. Each business plan, including all appendices, will need to be saved to a single PDF file less than 10MB in size. Business plans are limited to 18 pages- 10 pages for the business plan, 1 page for cover, 1 page for table of content and up to 6 pages for appendices. Judges will not read any content exceeding the page limit.
Plans will undergo an independent review after which the eight undergraduate semifinalists and six graduate finalist teams will be posted online and an email notification will be sent to team leaders and advisors with judges’ comments.
Official Oral Competition Submittal Form
Note: No printed copies are required for the competition. All business plans will be submitted electronically following instructions on the Official Oral Competition Submittal Form. Each business plan, including all appendices, will need to be saved to a single PDF file less than 10MB in size.
The Paulsen Award Application
Finalists will participate in an interview with Oklahoma Business Roundtable members on the first day of the oral competition. Three will be awarded at the awards dinner.