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National Final 2022 – All the details!!!

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National Final 2022 – All the details!!!

WHERE: The Helix, DCU

WHEN: 18th May 2022

TIME: 9.30am to 4pn

Main Mini-Company Competition (Entry deadline 6th April 2022)

Entry Materials:

-Business Report (6 page + appendices) – SENIOR CATEGORY
-Business Poster – JUNIOR & INTERMEDIATE CATEGORIES
-2 minute pitch video – ALL CATEGORIES (Compulsory)
-Visual aids e.g. images, powerpoints etc.. (Optional for all categories)

• Judging will be based on these electronic submissions and the Top 5 teams in each category will be announced on 3rd May online via Live Broadcast and these teams will go forward to an in-person live Final at The Helix in Dublin on 18th May 2022. At the Live Final the students will be interviewed on stage in the Theatre at The Helix by a panel of judges and in front of a small audience. As part of this interview, students will be asked to play their pre-prepared ‘pitch video’.

• Pitch Video: The 15 finalist teams will have the opportunity to edit and improve on their 2-minute video pitch before the live event at The Helix on 18th May 2022. The pitch video will be played as part of their on-stage pitch for judges on the day and will be followed by a ‘Questions & Answers’ session. The final version of the pitch video should be submitted to the National Co-ordinator by 13th May 2022.

• Students will also be asked to showcase their product/service in a small ‘Product Demonstration Room’ at the event. A table will be provided in the room for each team to decorate as they wish to display their product.

• The various category winners i.e. ‘Best Business Report’, ‘Best Commercial Potential’ etc… arising out of the electronic judging will be announced during the live National Final event on 18th May & streamed online.

 

How to submit entries:

  • All files should be submitted by the relevant SEP Local Co-ordinator on behalf of the students. Submissions should be made in ONE ‘We Transfer’ to nationalcoordinator@studententerprise.ie by 6th April 2022.
  • National Final Entry Form will be available online from January 2022

 

Optional Competitions

My Entrepreneurial Journey Competition

  • County submission deadline: varies from county to county (check with your local SEP Co-ordinator)
  • National submission deadline: 6th April 2022
  • Submission format: We Transfer
  • Announcement winners 3rd May 2022

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Creative Business Idea Video Competition

  • Online submission deadline: 28th February 2022
  • National submission deadline: 6th April 2022
  • Submission format: Email
  • Announcement winners 3rd May 2022

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Social Media Awards

(Please note that these awards are open to all students that have taken part in SEP during the year, and not just national finalists)

  • National submission deadline: 6th April 2022
  • Submission format: Email
  • Announcement winners 3rd May 2022

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Note: The following 5 Optional Competition winners will be invited to Dublin to collect their prize in person on 18th May 2022:

1. My Entrepreneurial Journey (Junior winner)
2. My Entrepreneurial Journey (Intermediate winner)
3. Creative Business Idea Competition (Junior winner)
4. Creative Business Idea Competition (Senior winner)
5. Excellence in Social Media Award Winner