Pitch Perfect Competition

Join the Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.'s

Economic Development Committee and our community partners for the FREE virtual event of the year!

Enter as a contestant and pitch your idea or business!

Click HERE to submit your application & 30 second teaser video by Sunday, March 14, 2021.


Applicants must be of African-American descent, female, and reside within Suburban Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties of IL. 


          Hear invaluable tips and best practices for entrepreneurs!


   Questions: Contact us at economicdevelopment@dstschaumburg.org.




Judging Criteria

The judges will evaluate each submission & pitch based on the following criteria:

1) Content of the proposal, including the thoroughness and quality of the analysis

2) Clear communication during the pitch

3) Effective use and impact of any investment money

4) Probability of successful launch

5) Quality and effectiveness of presentation and pitch

Mark Your Calendars

The competition takes place on

Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 3:00pm-5:00pm CDT


Cheer on contestants competing for cash and non-cash prizes!


Help select the “People’s Choice Pitch Winner”! 

Key Dates

Sun., Mar 14th Application deadline
Mon., Mar 15th Coaching period begins
Mon., Mar 22nd Finalist selection
Sat., Apr 10th Final pitch