Life’s a “pitch,” as every woman and person from a historically underserved or underrepresented community in soccer knows, so the USL and Women In Soccer are hosting a pitch contest to invest in current (and future!) gamechangers. Entrepreneurs, we want to hear your plans for using the power of this beautiful game to make an impact. See if you qualify to enter the Pitch Contest and then submit your application below.
The following qualifications must be met before applying to the Pitch It contest:
Your vision or organization’s purpose uses soccer as a medium/tool to advance the game and/or women in soccer
You are someone from a historically underserved or underrepresented community or your company’s mission is to support historically underserved or underrepresented communities
You are based in the United States or your organization is based in the United States
You are over 18 years of age
You are currently a Women in Soccer Member
If you are not already, you can become one in order to participate in the contest: womeninsoccer.org/join-us/
$3,000 to be used to help start or grow your sports-related business.
$1,500 were raised from the USL W League x Talisman & Co. “Support Local” merchandise sold in conjunction with the league’s announcement this summer. Women in Soccer has also matched these funds and will contribute another $1,500!
Thanks to a member of the Women in Soccer network, there will also be a second-place prize of $1,500.