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31st Annual John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge; Montana's only statewide, student startup competition!

No tickets needed, just download the Whova App, find the John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge and use code jrbpq to register. 

31st Annual JRBSC Live Pitch Public Event Details:
October 2, 2020, 4 p.m.
Location: Whova App

Online Ticket Sales (No Ticket Necessary, the 2020 event will be held free, online through the Whova App)
  • Early Bird: January 13 - March 18
  • Regular: March 19 - March 27
  • Students: 
*Please note we sold out of tickets last year (student and community tickets).

Childcare Help

Sorority members from different chapters on the University campus will be available for babysitting during the competition free of charge. Sign-up here!

Drop-off: As early as 4:15 pm

Pick-up: As late as 9:00 pm


For answers to questions and additional information contact Morgan Slemberger,


Students can attend the live event for free, through the Whova App!

Reserve your ticket online before they are all gone.