Important Dates:

A Guide for Competitors

June 12

How to Enter The Start Something Challenge:
A free tutorial on how to enter the competition.

June 12

Start Something Challenge Open for Entries
The first date any competitor is allowed to promote their videos to accrue views toward the competition count.

June 30

Start Something Challenge Application and Video Submission Deadline
The last day applications and videos can be submitted for the competition. Competitors may continue to promote their videos in order to accrue views.

July 7

Start Something Challenge Online Viewing Period Ends
The last day competitors can promote their videos.

July 11

Semi-Finalists Announced
The competitors who are moving on to the next round of the competition are announced.

July 14

Semi-Finals Begins: Online Voting
Round two begins. Competitors begin encouraging their audiences to vote for them on the Start Something Challenge Website.

July 15

10 Strategies to Win the SSC
A workshop outlining best practices.

July 21

Semi-Finals Ends
Last day competitors are allowed to ask their audiences to vote for their videos.

July 24

Finalists Announced
Competitors find out who will move on to the next round and pitch before a panel of judges.

July 27

Finalists Pitch Tutorial
Finalists learn how to pitch, and practice their pitches with a coach during this workshop.

August 1

The Start Something Challenge Grand Finale
Finalists compete infront of a live audience and a panned of judges for The Grand Prize of $10,000.