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The Event

calendar-iconThe live Pythons Pit event will be held on May 25, 2016 at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. We will post more information once it is available. Tickets are FREE. First come. First serve. 

The Pythons

small-snake-iconMeet our judging panel of experts! All of our pythons are real business moguls from the community of Halton offering strong entrepreneurial advice to all of our competitors.

How to Apply

paper-iconApplications for the 2016 Pythons’ Pit competition are CLOSED. Good luck to all that entered. See you at the live event on May 25th at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

The Contest

money-iconPitch business or product ideas to a panel of business moguls and win up to $20,000 cash for Open, $5,000 cash for High School, in-kind services and investment capital.

Snake iconTurn your idea into a reality

2016 Pythons’ Pit Competition

Pythons’ Pit provides an avenue for creative, entrepreneurial residents and students of Halton Region to pitch their business concepts and product ideas in front of a live audience and a panel of real business moguls from the community.

Open Category applicants can win $20,000 in start-up capital and a package of in-kind professional services to help launch the business as well as Python support as an equity partner. High School applicants can win cash prizes up to $5,000!

Read the Latest Testimonials from Pythons’ Pit

Mark Suan, 2014 High School Winner
Winning Pythons’ Pit was an extremely surreal feeling, I was speechless. I’m going to try and grind this out to make this business a reality”.
Fareen Samji, Pythons' Pit Co-founder
Entrepreneurship is the future of our Country. It’s amazing to give kids an opportunity to showcase their talents.”
Martin van Zon, Hallmark Sponsor
Anytime is a good time to start a company. Pythons’ Pit helps local entrepreneurs make their dream a reality. We’re a sponsor to help make dreams come true.”

Our Presenting Sponsors


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Pythons' Pit will be having a celebratory event in 2017 spring/summer. Check back for details.

Applications will resume in the fall of 2017!