Coastal Venture Competition Rules and Regulations

Eligibility: All Undergraduate and Graduate Students

  • Eligible USA Students: Only currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate college students taking classes are eligible. 
  • Pitches that have participated and won money in previous Coastal Venture Competitions are not eligible.


  1. One entry per student. Multiple students may cooperate on a single entry. 
  2. An entry is deemed complete once submitted with name, email, phone number, and college affiliation (ex: engineering, business, arts & sciences, etc.) listed.
  3. Businesses must be legal, moral, ethical, and must not reflect badly on the University of South Alabama, the Mitchell College of Business, or the Melton Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

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