The Regis Entrepreneur Club invited Regis University students to compete in the creation of an impact statement regarding the possible manufacturing of the Edison2 vehicle as the kickoff of Spaceport Colorado. Entrepreneur Impact CompetitionCompetition Eligibility & RulesCompetition FAQs The Future is Here!!! The Edison2 car, Winner of the $5 million Mainstream class of the Automotive X Prize Mainstream class of 2010 has raised a lot of curiosity in future technology. Edison2 pursues efficiency through the absolute virtues of low weight and low aerodynamic drag. It demonstrates a capability of 129 miles per gallon. Edison2 is looking into creating employment here in CO through their activities, mainly the manufacture of this car. This forms the basis of the competition. If the possibility of manufacturing this car in our backyard is realised, the student should explore the effects of such venture. These cars will be right here at Regis University Main campus on the 12th of October, 2012 in front of the Student Center. Besides the Entrepreneur Impact Competition that will be held in the morning, we will have ‘Edison2 Tug of War contest, naming of cars from Starwars, Men in Black, Transformers and many more and awards will be given to all winners. Students are welcomed to participate. For more information on eligibility, guidelines and rules of the Impact competition go to: http://sullivanchair.com/eligibility-rules-of-the-competition/ Should you accept this challenge, you are required to analyze the impact of manufacturing the Edison2 car to the CO community. What would be the nature, magnitude, benefits if any of this impact? Every student participating is expected to follow all the rules of this competition. This competition is intended to advance student knowledge of entrepreneurship and explore opportunities for student businesses at Regis University. DESCRIPTION OF THE COMPETITION The Competition provides an experience in entrepreneurship by immersion in real life projects. Prize winners will be determined from competing students by a panel of Judges based on the criteria set forth in Schedule A of these Official Rules. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION Submission of an Entry into this Competition constitutes an individual student’s agreement to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Judges which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Competition. ELIGIBILITY This Competition is open to every student enrolled at Regis University as of August 27, 2012. Students must participate in the Competition as individuals. HOW TO ENTER To enter the Competition, a student must submit an Impact Statement by 5 pm on October 10 to the Sullivan Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org with their name, biography and contact information. GRAND PRIZE WINNERS Three students will be selected as the Competition winners. Each winner will receive a new iPad 3. The winners will be those students who score the highest points in conformance with the Official Rules of the Competition. ALL TAXES ASSESSED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY ON THE PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNERS. IMPACT STATEMENT A detailed description of the required contents of an Impact Statement is set forth in Schedule A. IMPACT STATEMENT OWNERSHIP Each student shall grant to the Sullivan Chair the non-exclusive right to the Impact Statement submitted by the student, which right shall include: The right to publish in whole or in part the Impact Statement; The right to implement part or the entire Impact Statement. The Sullivan Chair shall have no obligation to treat any information provided by a student as a trade secret or to hold such information in confidence. A student must not knowingly infringe upon the patent, copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other intellectual rights of any other person or entity. All writing within an Impact Statement must be the original work of a student except where information is included with a complete citation as to the source. PUBLICITY Submission of an Entry constitutes a grant of permission by a student to the Sullivan Chair and Regis University to use, publish or otherwise publicize each member of the student’s name, likeness, voice, or photograph without additional compensation. Use, publish or publicity may include any advertising, promotional, news or educational purposes in any manner and in any medium (including, without limitation, logos, merchandise, editorials, radio broadcasts, newspapers and other publications and in television or film releases, reality television series or special, documentary film, slides, videotape, distribution over the internet, social media and image data storage which the Sullivan Chair may deem appropriate) unless prohibited by law. All winners of the Competition shall make themselves reasonably available to participate in radio, television or other media broadcasts and/or to participate in publicity events such as talk shows, exhibitions and any event conducted to recognize the winners upon written request of the Sullivan Chair. ELIMINATION Any noncompliance with these Official Rules may result in the immediate elimination of the student from the Competition. AMENDMENT OF RULES Due to the unique nature and scope of this Competition, the Sullivan Chair reserves the right to reasonably alter or modify these Official Rules at any time. The Sullivan Chair reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to immediately cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition. 1. When do the final documents have to be submitted? The deadline for submission of the Business Plan papers is on October 10th, 2012 at the close of business. 2. Are we presenting our idea in front of the panel of judges, or are we just submitting a document? First step is to submit your document. Then have a presentation to a panel on October 12th, 2012 at Claver Hall room 303. Lastly, we will hold a ceremony to award the winners same day. 3. Is it individual, or can we have a group of 2 people? This competition is strictly Individual participation. 4. I was told each winner would get an iPad . Is this true? Absolutely true! there will be three IPad 3 to give away. 5. Where do we submit our documents? and to whom? Submit your paperwork to our office. We are located in the Main Hall, 4th floor, Room 440 – Academics Office to Dr. Karl Dakin, Executive Director, Sullivan Chair in his office, room # 444.