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The Spring 2017 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC) application window is now closed.

The schedule for the remainder of the season is as follows*:

Round 1 Judging – February 17 to March 24

Semifinalists Announced – March 29

Semifinalists Application Window – March 30 to April 21

Semifinalists Judging – April 24 to May 19

Finalists Announced – May 24

Finalists Pitches – May 30

Winners Announced – Week of June 5

*Note: All dates are approximate.

In the meantime, you may begin preparing for next season’s competition by reviewing the AIC Application, the AIC Judging Rubric, and by watching the recording of our AIC Application Workshop conducted on February 9, 2017:

Spring 2017 AIC Application UPDATED
Spring 2017 AIC Judging Rubric

Both videos have the same content, but with different views.

AIC Application Workshop (picture-in-picture)

AIC Application Workshop (presentation only)

We will notify all applicant companies by email when the semifinalists are announced. All companies are encouraged to log into the system directly by visiting the Valid Evaluation website to review the results of the judges evaluations. You may log in using the email address and password you specified during signup. If you don’t remember your credentials, you may use the password recovery utility on the login page.

Arizona Success Stories

Arizona Innovation Challenge Winner: Clear Demand

Arizona Innovation Challenge Winner: Recoleta

Arizona Innovation Challenge Winner: Photon