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When and where will the finale event be hosted?

The Pitch North 2021 event will be held virtually on June 8th, 2021.

Is the Pitch North event open to the public?

Yes! Anyone is welcome to attend the virtual finale event, regardless of county residency status.  Registration is still required.  Contest rules only apply to applicants looking to submit their ideas to the Pitch North judges.  

Is there a cost associated with Pitch North?

Nope! There is no cost to submit an idea to the Pitch North competition, and the virtual finale event is free to attend. 

Can I still submit an idea even if I don't live in Newaygo, Lake, or Oceana county?

Unfortunately, no. Only residents of the three aforementioned counties are eligible to participate in the competition.

When in the entry submission deadline?

Submission entries will be accepted until Monday, May 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Where can I find the rules of entry? 

Rules to submit an entry to our Pitch North judges and judging criteria can be found on the 'Submit a Pitch' page.

Still have questions? Please contact Julie Burrell at or 231.335.1985