2015 Tri-State Awards Dinner
The Donald W. Reynolds Tri-State Award is the pinnacle of Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup collegiate business plan competitions in Arkansas, Nevada, and Oklahoma.
The first- and second-place winners in the undergraduate and graduate divisions in each competition are invited Las Vegas to compete for a total cash prize pool of $118,000.
The Title Sponsor for Tri-State is the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. Since 2008, the Reynolds Foundation has generously granted funding for the Tri-State cash prize pool and hotel, travel, and other competition expenses for students and judges. Since 2004, the Reynolds Foundation has annually funded the cash prize pools for the Arkansas, Nevada, and Oklahoma Governor’s Cup competitions.
The Presenting Sponsor for Tri-State is the Arkansas Capital Corporation Group (ACCG). The event is managed by the ACCG’s 501(c)(3) affiliate, the Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation (AEAF). AEAF works in partnership with colleagues from i2E in Oklahoma and from the Nevada Governor’s Cup collegiate business plan consortium: Truckee Meadows Community College; Sierra Nevada College; University of Nevada, Las Vegas; and University of Nevada, Reno.