The Competition is open to individuals and teams, otherwise eligible, who are proposing a business or product idea that is not yet established. This includes, but may not be limited to, brand new business ideas, budding start-up businesses, or businesses that launched or will launch in 2022.

The proposed businesses must be a company that is or will be headquartered or principally located in Carroll County, Maryland.

Individuals and teams, otherwise eligible, must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.

See full Terms and Conditions.