The Glockner Dare to Dream high school regional business pitch competition is an annual event that gives area high school students the opportunity to create a business idea and pitch it to a panel of judges for the chance to win thousands of dollars in prize money.

The 2020 Ohio Semi-final will be held on Tuesday, February 25, at 5:30 p.m. at the Shawnee State University Kricker Innovation Hub, 221 Chillicothe Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662.

The 2020 Final competition will be held on Tuesday, March 3, at 5:30 p.m., also at the Shawnee State University Kricker Innovation Hub.

Watch the 2019 finals here!

 

The 2020 winner was Children’s Paradise of Tri-State STEM+M Early College High School.

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Photo credit: Ed Litteral

The championship for the seventh annual Glockner Dare to Dream high school business competition was held on Tuesday evening, March 3, 2020, at Shawnee State’s Kricker Innovation Hub. Fourteen teams from Ohio and Kentucky pitched their business ideas to a panel of judges to compete for a total of $37,000 in prize money.

The winning team, Children’s Paradise from Tri-State STEM+M Early College High School, presented the business idea of a way to revolutionize childcare. They received a total of $7500 for winning the championship.

Pictured from left are Tim and Andy Glockner (sponsors), Tommie McCartney, Leah Bailey, Bella Schrader, and Steve Moore (sponsor).

See a complete list of winners HERE.