Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge Application Form

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Thank you for your interest in the Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge. Registration is currently closed and will re-open in December 2018 for the 15th Annual Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge.



Non-disclosure Agreement

I understand that throughout the duration of this competition, I will view materials that may contain intellectual property or confidential
information (“Information”) of participants. I agree that this Information is, and will remain, the sole property of the disclosing party.

If I assist, aid, or in any other way gain knowledge of a competing team’s information, I will take all reasonable efforts to hold the Information in strict confidence. I will not copy, reproduce, or generally disclose the Information without specific permission from the Disclosing Participant.

Should the Information become public knowledge during the course of the competition or thereafter, the above restrictions will no longer apply.


Participant Agreement

To Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge:

I hereby understand and agree to the following terms and conditions:

The Organizing Committee, Advisory Board, affiliates, including speakers, screeners, judges, sponsors, committee members, each individual Community Futures office (including the Board of Directors thereat) participating in the Challenge, and any others acting with or on behalf of the Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge (the "Organizers") will take reasonable steps to preserve the confidentiality of my business plan and possible trade secrets. However, I understand that the Organizers take no responsibility or liability for any loss or damages incurred by me, my team or my business as a result of my participation in this Challenge. In consideration of my participation in this Challenge, I hereby release the Organizers involved in this Challenge from any liabilities of any kind arising from my participation.

I hereby grant the Organizers the right to publish my registration information, picture, voice and likeness and any video images for informational and promotional purposes without further notification or consultation. This information may also be published or posted various social media sites, such as Facebook.

I understand that many of the Organizers are volunteers and under no obligation to provide services to me throughout the Challenge.

I understand that this Challenge is intended to foster the development of high growth and sustainable enterprises and that the prizes awarded are to be used by December 31, 2018, directly for the benefit and advancement of the business for which I have submitted the business plan. I have not won cash and/or prizes as a contestant in similar entrepreneur challenges.

I understand that my business must be located within the Challenge Region.

If the business plan is being submitted on behalf of an existing business, I also confirm that my submission outlines expansion plans; the business has fewer than 20 full or part time employees, that its annual revenues are between $5,000 and $500,000 and that its capitalization is between $10,000 and $500,000. Existing businesses must not exceed $2-million in annual revenues.

Decisions made by the Organizing Committee are final. The Organizing Committee has the right to refuse entry to, or terminate the entry of, any individual or team, in accordance with this Handbook. Decisions made by the Organizing Committee, the screeners, the Judges or any of the organizers are final and not subject to review or appeal.

I have read and understood the Participant Handbook.