REGISTRATION DEADLINE: The application period for the 2018-19 University of Utah Opportunity Quest will be from Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 until midnight, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. [Updated 9-14-18]

Statewide Business Model Competition

Opportunity Quest

Opportunity Quest (OQ) is a statewide business model competition. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute hosts branch OQ competitions across the state at the University of Utah and partner universities. All participants are judged by industry experts on the quality of their submission. First-place teams receive cash and in-kind prizes and advance to the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. Students participate by registering for the branch competition at their universities. Register for the University of Utah OQ competition by using the links below to download the competition packet and then registering.

2018-19 Timeline (U of U)

  • Applications Open for Submission — Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
  • Application Submission Deadline — Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at midnight
  • Online Judging — Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, through Monday, Dec. 10, 2018
  • Top 10 Announced — Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at noon
  • Top 10 Mentor Session — Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, 6-8 p.m.
  • Video Submissions Due — Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at midnight
  • PowerPoint Presentations from Top 10 Due — Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at midnight
  • Top 10 Final Judging Event — Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lassonde Studios, lunch provided

Compete in Opportunity Quest at Other Schools


2017-18 UU Opportunity Quest Final