Eligibility for Competition
To be eligible the proposed business must meet these criteria:
1. The Business Plan competition is open to all new entrepreneurs, existing businesses as well as students at Tarleton State University, regardless of major, who are willing to locate their business in Erath County. Competitors may submit an individual business plan or work in a team. A student will be assigned to each entrant to assist in the business plan development.
2. The business is expected to create at least three new jobs in Erath County.
3. Firms must agree to headquarter and operate primarily from within the Erath County for a period of at least two years after the award of any prize money.
4. For existing businesses, must be in operation less than 12 months or must have less than $100,000 in total revenue.