Pitch Competitions

To encourage the generation of new project ideas related to each of the National Challenges, all Enactus teams have the opportunity to participate in the Pitch Competition.


Canadian Western Bank
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Scotiabank logo
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TD Bank logo
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Key Dates

  • Monday, March 7
    Launch of Pitch Competitions. As part of the Opening Ceremonies, we will announce the topics of each pitch competition so your team can get to work.
  • Wednesday, March 9, 6AM ET
    Pitch Competition Submissions Due
  • Wednesday, March 9, 4PM ET
    Announcement of Finalists (on Facebook and Instagram)
  • Friday, March 11, 1:00-2:30PM ET
    Final Rounds of Competition
  • Saturday, March 12, 3:00PM ET
    Pitch Competition Results announced at Awards Ceremony


  • Enactus students and teams are allowed and encouraged to submit multiple pitches (use 1 template per pitch)
  • Submit your pitch using the 1-page submission templates located on regionals.enactus.ca/er22/pitches
    • Do NOT modify the pitch template in any way
    • Identify 1 Enactus student to submit and be the main point of contact for your Pitch (this person will be sent all competition information if you are named a National Finalist)
    • Please save your pitch as a PDF before submitting it to Enactus for judging
    • Your PDF submission cannot exceed 100MB in size
    • Name your file using the following naming convention: “PitchName-IdeaName-School”, for example, “TD-SmartUp-AcadiaUniversity”. The 3 Pitch names are: CWB/Scotiabank/TD.
  • Pitches are due Wednesday, March 9 at 6:00AM ET via regionals.enactus.ca/er22/pitches


  • 6 finalists will be announced for each of the 3 Pitch Competitions, live on Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday, March 9, 4PM ET
  • All 6 Finalists for each Pitch Competition must be available Friday, March 11 between 12:00PM ET and 2:30PM ET to present a live 3-minute pitch and participate in a 5-minute live Q&A via Zoom to a panel of judges.
    • Detailed information, including Zoom links and timeslots will be sent to all 6 finalists in each Pitch Competition by their Enactus Program Manager on Thursday, March 10.
  • Up to 5 students are invited to participate in the Live Pitch event on Friday, March 11. Pitches will be broadcast live to regionals.enactus.ca.
    • All participating team members must have access to Internet, Zoom and a working webcam / microphone (headphones are encouraged)
    • Faculty advisors are not permitted to participate in the live pitch / Q&A
    • Finalists must prepare one slide (16X9 format) to be submitted in .pdf form by 11:59PM ET, March 10 to their Program Manager. The slide should be static content (no videos or sound allowed). The slide will be showed during your live pitch.
  • Champion, Runner Up and Second Runner Up recipients will be announced during the Awards Ceremony – Saturday, March 12 at 3pm ET.

Prizes and Awards

  • Champion $1,500
  • Runner Up $1,000
  • Second Runner Up $500
  • Excellence in Innovation Award
    • This will be awarded to teams that participate in all National Challenge Topics in some way – either through the National Challenge itself, or the corresponding Pitch Competition. So teams that participate in all three pitch competitions will automatically be eligible for the award!