Arkansas Governor’s Cup Competition Awards

The Arkansas Governor’s Cup  2018 cash prize pool is $154,000, sponsored by Delta Plastics of Little Rock. The awards are all cash, and can be spent at the winner’s discretion. It is one of the largest cash prize pools in the nation on the collegiate business plan competition circuit.
Award
Undergraduate
Graduate
Faculty Advisor
1st Place – Overall
$25,000
$25,000
$2,000 (for both graduate and undergraduate teams)
2nd Place – Overall
$15,000
$15,000
$2,000 (for both graduate and undergraduate teams)
3rd Place – Overall
$10,000
$10,000
$2,000 (for both graduate and undergraduate teams)
Elevator Pitch
$2,000
$2,000
 
Semi-Finalist ($1,000 to each of the 12 undergraduate semi-finalist and 6 graduate finalist teams advancing to Oral Presentations)
$12,000
$6,000
 
Agriculture Division
$5,000
$5,000
 
Innovation Division
$5,000
$5,000