Application Period will open in May!

 


 

If you prefer to pay your application fee by check, please click here for application 

Twenty-five businesses will be accepted into the competition based on the judging of applications. There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee due at the time of submission.

Late applications will not be accepted.

NOTE: No prior business plan needed to apply or compete.

 


Eligibility

 

Eligible Applicants:

  • Be a business with a DBA registered in Tarrant County
  • Annual revenue of no more than $500,000

Prior BAC clients, regardless of geographic location, that meet all other eligibility criteria may also apply.

Ineligible applicants:

  • Past Winners
  • City of Fort Worth employees

If chosen as a participant in the competition, you
will be asked to verify eligibility.

 


Schedule

 

Preliminary Round
(25 compete)
JUNE 27 - SEPTEMBER 25
  • Four group training sessions
  • Networking with participants
  • Feedback from judges
  • Counseling with FWBPC partners
Pitch Night
(Top 10 Compete)
OCTOBER 12th
  • Top ten competitors present business plan
  • Receive feedback from judges
  • Network with sponsors and community members
Final Round
(3 compete)
OCTOBER 26th
  • Mentor and MBA Coach assigned to each finalist
  • Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Feedback from judges
  • Finalist presentations at awards event

 

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