PInCh: Round Three Details


Chosen for Round Three?

Teams will be notified by email regarding their advancement to the final event. Please carefully review the submission requirements below as they are unique for the teams pitching and the teams selected for the poster competition.

Pitch Finalist

Submission Requirements

  1. Response to Reviewers (one page)
    • Use this page to address concerns or comments from the project reviewers
      • One-inch margins
      • Minimum 11-point font for text
  2. Revised Round Two Project Package (e.g., project description, budget, budget justification)
    • This is an opportunity to make edits, updates, and any corrections since the Round Two submission
    • This is not required if there are no changes
  3. Contingency Plan for $25,000 Award
    • One page describing the scope of work and project plan if awarded $25,000
      • One-inch margins
      • Minimum 11-point font for text
    • Single-page budget on PHS 398 form for $25,000
    • Single-page budget justification 
      • One-inch margins
      • Minimum 11-point font

To Submit a Round Three Entry:

  • Submit the materials by logging into the Powered by PInCh contest management system
  • Upload your materials as a single ZIP file during the Round Three submission period (deadline is August 26 by 5 p.m. EDT)

Pitch Requirements

  • The pitch must be five minutes or less in length. Following the pitch, you will receive an additional four minutes to answer question from the judges
  • We recommend that no more than two team members deliver the pitch. Additional team members may be available to answer questions
  • No PowerPoint slides will be permitted for the pitch
  • Props are allowed and an easel will be provided to support your presentation

Poster Finalist

Submission Requirements

  1. Response to Reviewers (one page)
    • Use this page to address concerns or comments from the project reviewers
      • One-inch margins
      • Minimum 11-point font for text
  2. Revised Round Two Project Package (e.g., project description, budget, budget justification)
    • This is an opportunity to make edits, updates, and any corrections since the Round Two submission
    • You must update the PHS 398 form and budget justification based on a $25,000 award
  3. Poster Presentation
    • Use the template provided to generate a poster
    • Submit your poster as PPT or PDF file

Download the Poster Template

For more resources on how to create a poster, visit the University Library System

To Submit a Round Three Entry:

  • Submit the materials by logging into the Powered by PInCh contest management system
  • Upload your materials as a single ZIP file during the Round Three submission period (deadline is August 26 by 5 p.m. EDT)

Poster Requirements

  • Use the template provided to generate a poster to be displayed at the final event. CTSI will print the poster. 
  • This is not a traditional conference poster. We encourage you to develop and present something compelling.
  • You may use other props or materials; however, all devices must be battery-powered as access to an electrical outlet is not guaranteed.