NEW For 2020: THE “ELEVATOR PITCH”

Visit STLP20 Regionals Info Page Now to Submit Projects

LEVEL 1 – Opening Round of Project Cycle

ALERT: All digital/virtual Regionals for 2020

An Elevator Pitch is a succinct description of your project plan presented in a way that makes it easy for judges to access and understand your vision and desired outcomes

Resources/Rubrics: Check out the updated 2020-21 Project Cycle bundle for Level 1 info

2 Part registration/reservation process:

3 Projects per school allowed (4 for Gold Status STLPs)

Grade Divisions: PreK-5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th

Category: Not required for STLP 2020-21 Projects

Team Event (no limit of presenters due to all-digital format)

Format: Teams choose presentation platforms/methods

  • Follow the “120 second rule”: judges should be able to review pitch and understand your project plan in less than 2 min.
  • Utilize available tools to tell the best story of the project
  • Connect with others to gather peer feedback
  • Submit tested/verified working link to pitch presentation
  • Links should not require authentication or a password by viewer

Judging: Done entirely online. No live presentations.

  • Judges will only have what you provide via link to score
  • Vital all links are tested & verified working before Level 2

Tips/Things to Note:

  • Done entirely online. No live presentations.
  • Judges will only have what you provide via link to score
  • The STLP Level 1 Project: Elevator Pitch shares many similarities to Genius Hour elevator pitches.
  • Consider a quick search for “Genius Hour” and “Elevator Pitch” to access numerous resources and examples.