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SOU Business Venture Tournament Awards Gala (FREE!)

FREE networking and resource event on Thursday, June 6th! (5:00 - 6:30 PM in Britt Hall Room 217)

RSVP here and attend and you could win a door prize at the Awards Gala! 

One lucky SOU student can win a $500 gift certificate to Southern Oregon Wilderness Adventures! Vote for your favorite student pitch before June 5th AND attend the Awards Gala on June 6th to see the final Shark Tank-inspired pitches, and you'll be eligible to win at the event! 

Don't miss this SOU version of "Shark Tank" with FREE food and wine (for 21+). This event is a networking and resource opportunity for students and community members! (Flyer link for sharing)

Mingle and learn more about resources available to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. Meet folks from:

  • Ashland Food Co-op (Gold Sponsor)
  • Southern Oregon Wilderness Adventures (Sponsor)
  • SOU Institute of Applied Sustainability (Sponsor)
  • Talent Maker City (Sponsor)
  • SOU Small Business Development Center
  • SCORE Jackson County, four regional small business mentors
  • Rogue To-Go, non-profit reusable food container program in Ashland

Join us for a lovely summer evening on Britt Hall's top floor (Room 217) as we cheer the undergraduate finalists who will dazzle and inspire you with their pitches for amazing for-profit and not-for-profit ventures. You will be blown away by their hard work and ingenuity!

Final votes and judging for the top awards will occur at the event, and winners will be announced! The top prize is $3,000!

More fun details will be coming, so please visit the tournament website to learn more!


Thursday, June 6 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Britt Hall, 217 (Top Floor)
1170 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520

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This event requires registration.