$10,000 Prize Announced for Racing's First Pitch Competition
September 19, 2015
Tucson, AZ— The University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program, in conjunction with its gaming partners Hai Ng and Vin Narayanan, today announced a $10,000 first place prize for the Innovators’ Circle, racing’s first pitch competition.
The competition is open to anyone with a great idea, product or business that has the potential to revolutionize the horse racing industry; the entrant may be an individual or a team.The purpose of the contest is to encourage entrepreneurs to develop new ideas and/or technologies to advance the horse racing industry.
Finalists of the competition will have space in the exhibit area at this year’s Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming and make a tenminute pitch of their entry to a distinguished panel of judges and the Symposium attendees.
The complete rules for the contest and the submission of entries are found on the contest website, www.innovateracing.com.
“We’ve seen this type of pitch competition produce results in other industries. By soliciting ideas from a diverse group, there are no limits to what talented people can accomplish,” said RTIP Director Doug Reed.
The 42nd Annual Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming will be held at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort from December 7-9, 2015. Sponsorships are available for this event. For more information contact Doug Reed.
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ABOUT THE RACE TRACK INDUSTRY PROGRAM:
The University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program offers both a Bachelors and Master’s degree program with an emphasis on the parimutuel racing industry and hosts the annual Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming held every December in Tucson, Arizona.