Competition Scorecards and Forms

All official forms must be filled out online by 3 p.m. on the deadline date.  

Forms: 

Paulsen Award Application

Oral Competition Submittal Form

Scorecard references

Written Business Plan Scorecard
Oral Presentation Scorecard
Pitch Information

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 22 pages- 10 pages for the business plan, 1 page for cover, 1 page for table of content and up to 10 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.

All official forms must be filled out online by 3 p.m. on the deadline date.  

Forms: 

Paulsen Award Application

Oral Competition Submittal Form

Scorecard references: 

Small Business Division — Written Business Plan Scorecard
Small Business Division — Oral Presentation Scorecard

Pitch Information

Official Application Form

Immediately after submitting the online application, teams will receive an automatic emailed acknowledgement of the form.  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.  Business plans are limited to 22 pages- 10 pages for the business plan, 1 page for cover, 1 page for table of content and up to 10 pages for appendices.  Judges will not read any content exceeding the page limit.

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 tin Oklahoma City.  No alternate times will be allowed, and it is mandatory that teams be on time for the interviews.

Official Business Plan Submittal Form

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 written portion of 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.

Plans will undergo an independent review after which the eight Small Business semifinalist teams will be posted online and an email notification will be sent to team leaders and advisors with judges’ comments.

Official Oral Presentation Submittal Form

Note: No printed copies are required for the oral portion of the competition. All business plans will be submitted electronically following instructions provided when you register your team on the official oral competition form. Each business plan, including all appendices, will need to be saved to a single PDF file less than 10MB in size.