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Fast Pitch Resources

Forming the Pitch

Find basic helpful principles of forming a pitch to meet your needs through these resources.
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SIOY Criteria

Follow the SIOY judging rubric to incorporate how to best address the three criteria
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"7 Tips to Giving a Winning Pitch"

UVU's article touches on the structure of effective pitches
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"How to pitch your business idea (or anything) in 60 seconds"

This article by CFIB touches on the three C's of a good pitch
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Presentation

Learn skills to improve how you present your SIOY Pitch. Submit a video of your pitch delivery and get feedback to further refine your presentation. Submissions for 2021-2022 SIOY Fast Pitch are now closed.
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Persuade

Present your ideas in a way that convincingly articulates your point
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Show

Enhance your communication with visuals that support you effectively
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Present

Develop effective communication skills and deliver powerful presentation
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Monroe's Motivated Sequence

An outline created by Purdue University Professor Alan H. Monroe
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Powerful Presentations Series

YouTube series by Nathan Gold about delivering powerful presentations.
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Pitch Examples

Watch the Rollins Center's Big Idea Pitch 2016 winners (bottom of page)
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Consider This

These questions will be used to evaluate your pitch. Keep them in mind as you create and practice presenting your pitch:

  • was it clear and concise?
  • was it informative?
  • was it interesting and engaging?
  • did it address the three criteria on the judging rubric?