BUILD Pittsburgh Launches the 2023 Youth Pitch Competition! 

Join BUILD Pittsburgh as we launch our 2023 Youth Pitch Competition!

CALLING ALL MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATORS IN SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA! Compete for School or Community Organization Pride and win prizes totaling a value of $10,000! 

For educators…

The first 30 educators to submit a youth pitch video will receive a

$500 DonorsChoose giftcard!

Additionally educators will receive:

  • Stipends
  • BUILD Swag
  • Free professional development and 10+ hours of project-based curriculum on Human Centered Design

Youth get the chance to…

  • Win cash prizes & BUILD swag
  • Compete in front of professional judges
  • Practice 21st-century skills like problem-solving & innovation
  • Create meaningful solutions to real-world problems

Check out last year's finalists in action!

SIGN UP TO START THE CHALLENGE AND LET YOUR STUDENTS' VOICES BE HEARD!

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VIDEO PREPARATION GUIDELINES

HOW TO RECORD

1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right

PRESENTATION TIPS.

- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

Follow positioning format Above

Download a Sample of Our Curriculum

Fill out this form to receive a free sample of our curriculum and to receive occasional email updates on how to bring BUILD to your community.