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Outdoor Weber is an outdoor recreation-focused business idea pitch competition
for college students worldwide with $75,000 in prizes!

2019 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED MONDAY, FEB. 25 AT 3 P.M. MST

Please email Brandon Stoddard (brandonstoddard@weber.edu) with any concerns or questions.

JOIN US FOR TWO EXCITING EVENTS DURING OUTDOOR WEBER COMPETITION WEEK

olum3.20.19 film festival featuring "Mountain" and special speaker Steve Hawk
"MOUNTAIN" & STEVE HAWK

OUTDOOR WEBER OPENING EVENT
3.20.19  |  6:30 p.m. | PERRY EGYPTIAN THEATER
STEVE HAWK: ENVIRONMENTALIST & JOURNALIST
FILM: "
MOUNTAIN" TRAILER
($7 or $10 with Ryan Holiday & after party)

MORE INFO | BUY TICKETS  

 

Column 23.22.19 | best selling author. entrepreneur. strategist. Ryan HolidayRYAN HOLIDAY

OUTDOOR WEBER FINAL KEYNOTE & AWARDS
3.22.19  |  6 p.m.  |  OGDEN ECCCLES CENTER

RYAN HOLIDAY:
AUTHOR & ENTREPRENEUR  
AFTER PARTY: FOOD & INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES

($7 or $10 with "Mountain" & Steve Hawk event)

MORE INFO | BUY TICKETS

Column 3COMBO PACKAGE: 3.20.19 Film Festival & Steve Hawk PLUS 3.22.19 Ryan Holiday & After PartyCOMBO EVENT

OUTDOOR WEBER OPENING + KEYNOTE
GET "MOUNTAIN & STEVE HAWK on 3.20.19

PLUS

RYAN HOLIDAY
 KEYNOTE & AFTER PARTY  ON 3.22.19 
(Save $, have more fun! Both tickets $10)

MORE INFO | BUY TICKETS


 


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WHAT IS OUTDOOR WEBER?

Outdoor Weber is an IDEA ONLY competition with the chance to win $45,000. That's right, no need for a product, business plan, prototype or anything concrete.  Just a clever outdoor inspired idea and a compelling 90-second pitch video. How do you create a great pitch? Check out our 7 Tips for the Perfect 90-Second Pitch!

WHAT DATES SHOULD I KNOW?

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS: 1.14.19 -1.30.19
VOTING: 2.1.19 - 2.15.19
SEMI-FINALS: The top 25 votes + 10 judge selections from 10 different U.S. regions
FINALS: 2.25.19 Judges choose the top ten
ON-SITE: 3.20.19 - 3.23.19
FINAL PITCH: 3.22.19
PLAY (SNOW/SKI) DAY: 3.23.19

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE? 

Submit your ever-so-clever outdoor product or service idea here via a 90-second video (between 1.14.19 - 1.30.19) and then promote it like crazy (between 2.1.19 - 2.15-19) to get into the top 25. 
If you have questions, please contact our director, Brandon Stoddard.

 

 

2019 TIMELINE

1.14.19

VIDEO SUBMISSION OPEN

1.30.19

VIDEO SUBMISSION CLOSED

2.1.19

VOTING BEGINS

2.15.19

VOTING ENDS

2.25.19

FINALISTS  NOTIFIED

3.20.19 - 3.23.19

ON-SITE COMPETITION

 

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS & SPONSORS


TITLE & PLATINUM SPONSOR:


Camping World  


PARTNER SPONSORS:


 Weber State University Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center Weber State University Moyes College of Education Outdoor & Community  Larry H & Gail Miller Family Foundation Where Women Create All Action Sports.com  


PREMIUM SPONSORS:


Lifetime Visit Ogden Ogden Utah, Still Untamed Workman Nydegger Fluid Untamed Outdoor Industry Association Outdoor Retailer Courtyard Marriott SBA | Utah SBDC   


COLLABORATIVE SPONSORS:


Salomon Time to Play Arc'teryx Atomic Suunto Weber State University, Moyes College of Education Chase Life Utah Elevated Maverik sheshreds.co Shaw Gallery  


CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS:


Vista Outdoor World Trade Center Utah Strong & Hanni Law Firm Easton Foundation Archery Center  


IN-KIND SPONSORS:


green frog media map cloth rockagator Venture Capital.org       Adidas five ten   


PROMOTIONAL SPONSORS


myeducator twede Kendell Collective 


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