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Top 10 competitors

How the Top 10 competitiors are chosen ...

The top 50 competitors are notified by email

of their selection and confirm their appearance at the competition no later than 30 days prior to competition day. Every competitor begins the day on a level playing field. Your selection to the next round of the competition is solely dependent on how well you convince the audience that your idea is the best – and why.


The audience votes for their favorites using real-time touchpads – ala American Idol audience voting tools. Following the morning portion of the competition, the field is narrowed to 10.


Check out our Top 10 competitors below.