Early Bird Registration Opens

Applications begin to be accepted for early bird registration at a discount price. Also, general admission early registration opens at a discount price.

Regular Registration Opens

Applications continue to be accepted at the regular registration price. Also, general admission registrations continue to be accepted at the normal registration price.

Early Bird Registration Ends

This marks the deadline for early bird registration for applicants and participants at a discount price.

Deadline to Update Materials

This is the last day for competition applicants to be able to email an update to their plan, deck or video if they so desire. Email updates to appupdate@pismoventures.net

Kickoff Day and Round 1

Kickoff Day, Competition Begins, Start of Round #1. The competition begins. This day kicks off the competition. No further updates to plan, deck or video will be accepted. Round #1 begins to select the top 100 applicants with the highest scores.

Start of Review and Scoring

Judges and Investors Review and Score All Applications - Judges and investors review and score all applications. After review and scoring, the top 100 businesses with the highest scores will be chosen to move to round #2.

End Review and Scoring

Deadline for judges and investors reviewing and scoring all applications. After review and scoring, the top 100 businesses with the highest scores will be chosen to move to round #2.

Plan Deck and Video Updates

Top 100 competitors are able to work on and update their Plan, Deck and Video - The top 100 competitors with highest scores now have a second chance to work on and update their plan, deck and video. Email updates to appupdate@pismoventures.net

Round 2 Begins

Round #2 begins to choose the top 10 applicants with the highest scores. Judges and investors review and score the top 100 applications. After review and scoring, the top 10 businesses with the highest scores will be chosen to move to round #3.

Round 2 Ends

Judges and investors to complete review and scoring of the top 100 applications. After review and scoring, the top 10 businesses with the highest scores will be chosen to move to round #3.

Top 10 Businesses

The top 10 businesses with the highest scores moving to the 3rd round will be announced and prizes will be distributed.

Deadline Round #3 Qualifier Updates

Deadline for round #3 qualifier to update Plan, Deck and Video - Last date to update plan, deck and video for the top 10 qualifying businesses who made it to round #3. Email updates to appudate@pismoventures.net. No late submissions will be accepted.

Round 3 Begins

Round #3 begins to choose the #1 winner with the highest score.
Judges and investors review and score the top 10 applications. After review and scoring, the competition winner with the highest scores will be chosen.

Round 3 Ends

End of review and scoring of the top 10 applications - Judges and investors will complete the review and scoring of the top 10 applications. After review and scoring, the competition winner with the highest scores will be chosen.

Winner Announced

The winner of the entire competition will be announced and prizes will be distributed to the winning business.