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2015 Competition Rules

Ideas submitted to this competition may come from an individual or a team from anywhere in the United States.


There is no limit to the number of members on a team,

but team entrants must select one team member (a spokesperson) to present the idea.


Any area of business is valid.


Must select under which category the team will compete.

All ideas must be original work or an improvement upon an existing idea without infringements.


If the applicants are involved in an existing venture or company, the existing venture must have only been established for a year or less at the time of the competition.

Getting started

All competing ideas submitted must be legal under current U.S. laws (federal, state, local, etc.) and cannot be against the values of Purdue University Calumet.


All applications must be complete at the time of submission.

No additional material will be accepted thereafter.


All applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on March 20, 2016.