FAQ

Can I come and watch Pythons’ Pit?

Yes- the live show will be on November 5th, 2023 at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre at 1:00pm. The event is part of the Dare to Be Youth- Youth Inspire Community Day. Please go here for ticket info: https://www.dtby.ca/programs/youth-inspire-community-day-2023/

Why should I apply?
If you are high school student in Canada and you have a unique idea that you think is worth exploring, then you should enter. This contest will teach you invaluable skills that will help you in your careers and more importantly it exposes you to a great network of people.
How can I apply?

Check these links – DM on FacebookDM on Instagram.
Applications close on October 5th at 11:59pm.

When do I know if I am selected?

We will contact you by October 10th, 2023.

Do I have to attend the pitch preparation camps?
Yes, these are mandatory and will be held virtually.
Who are the mentors?
The mentors are all established business people in the community who are volunteering their time to help you with your pitch to the Pythons. Please take advantage of their help and start building your network.
Do I get practise pitch opportunities?
Yes you do. You will talk with your assigned mentor about this.
When do I pitch to the Pythons?

The Top 3 will pitch to the panel on Nov 5th at the Dare to Be Youth Youth Inspire Community Day in Burlington, ON.

How much money can I win?
The top 3 winners each receive $1000.
Will my pitch be recorded?
YES! Your studio pitch will be recorded and will be published online. This is an excellent way to build a profile and a great addition to your resume.