New Prizes Added for the 2019 Competition!

Once again, we have been fortunate to have new and existing sponsors interested in supporting new prizes for the BIG Idea Competition. Here’s what’s new so far for 2019:

  • Agriculture Innovation Prize – This new business category prize includes a $500 cash prize, sponsored by the South Dakota Agricultural Foundation, and a $500 scholarship from Northern State University.
  • New Cash Prizes – ALL finalists will receive a minimum $100 cash prize. Previously, only the top three finalists received cash prizes.
  • New Scholarships – Northern State University is offering scholarship to ALL finalists and ALL special category winners.

To view all the prizes available for this year’s competition, check out the Prizes link at Thanks to all of our sponsors who make this competition possible!