Ralph Stonebraker Business Plan Award

Ralph Stonebraker Business Plan Award-Phase 1

2014 Application Form

Name:_________________________________________________   Title:____________________________________

Business:_______________________________________________________________________________________

Address:________________________________________________________________________________________

Phone 1:__________________   Phone 2:__________________ E-mail Address______________________________

□ Start Up Business                                       □ Existing Business/Date Started_________________________________

Business located in [circle]:      Camden       Dallas       Hickory       Laclede       Miller       Morgan       Pulaski County

I have read and understand the application requirements:

________________________________________________                 _________________________________________

                                                  [Signature]                                                                                             [Date]

Information, Eligibility And Rules:

  1. This award was created to recognize outstanding business plans for start-up or newly formed businesses in our area.  The purpose of this award is to raise awareness of the importance of a detailed business plan to the future success of a new business.
  2. The business plan can be for a business just in the start-up phase or one that was started after August 31, 2011.
  3. Business plans must be received no later than August 30, 2014, to be considered for this award.
  4. Business plans will be reviewed by a panel of judges.  All information in the business plan will be kept confidential.
  5. Finalists will be asked to meet with the judges panel to present the plan and answer questions.
  6. First place will receive $1,500 award; second place will receive $500 award. 
  7. First and second place winners will be recognized at the Lake of the Ozarks SCORE annual meeting at Noon, Friday, October 17, 2014 at Tan-Tar-A Resort.
  8. If, in the judges’ opinion, the quality of the plans are not of a high enough standard, awards will not be given.
  9. Application form and business plan should be sent to StonebrakerBusinessPlan@yahoo.com [preferred]; or mailed to SCORE at PO Box 1375, Camdenton, MO 65020; or delivered to the SCORE office at 739 W. US Hwy 54 in Camdenton.
  10. To receive a copy of the judges’ scoring criteria, please send a request to the above e-mail address.