Apply for South Side Pitch 2021

Are you a South Side business owner? Do you want to tell Chicago about your business’s history and future plans for a chance to win prizes up to $8000? If this sounds like you, be sure to apply for the 8th annual South Side Pitch competition by August 9.

Application Deadline extended to Sunday, August 22
To apply, go to 


*Please be sure to check out the Eligibility and Judging Criteria to see if your business qualifies and to see what this year’s judges will be looking for when deciding who advances to the finals.

*For contestant rules, please go to  

South Side Pitch is hosted by the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Law School.