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WALMART BETTER LIVING BUSINESS PLAN CHALLENGE SOUTHWEST REGIONAL COMPETITION

Friday, February 15, 2013
9:30 a.m - 1:05 p.m.
Bren Hall 1414

Note: due to late cancellations, the participant list has changed. The participants are:
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara (2 teams)
Brigham-Young University, Idaho
Colorado State University

Judges:
Marty Gilbert, Director, Wal-Mart Energy Team
Kathleen Long: Principal and Chief Operating Officer, Solular LLC
John Mendez: Owner and Managing Partner, Mendez Strategy Group,Inc

Schedule
7:30 a.m. Practice rooms open
9:30 a.m. Competition begins/Introduction
9:35 a.m. UCSB Sunshares team set-up
9:40 a.m. Sunshares presents
10:10 a.m. Judges confer/10-minute break
10:20 a.m. UCSB Smarty Pants set-up
10:25 a.m.Smarty Pants presents
10:55 a.m. Judges confer/10-minute break
11:05 a.m. BYU-Idaho set-up
11:10 a.m. BYU-Idaho presents
11:40 a.m. Judges confer/10-minute break
11:50 a.m. Working lunch begins (participants only)
12:00 p.m. Colorado State set-up
12:05 p.m. Colorado State presents
12:35 p.m. Judges confer/30-minutebBreak
1:05 Judges announce winner

Each team will present for 15 minutes, followed by a 15-minute question and answer session from the judges. The winner will advance to the semifinal competition, to be held at the Walmart home offices in Arkansas.

Find out more about the Walmart Better Living Business Plan Challenge