Come on Entrepreneurs, we told you several weeks ago that it was time to get your best ideas together in time to "Pitch It Texarkana," well time is almost up.

Submissions are being taken up until March 10 for the 2023 Pitch It Texarkana event that will take place on Thursday, March 30 at Crossties Event Center downtown. This is your opportunity for contestants, 18 years and older, to pitch their technology, product, or service idea to a panel of judges for a chance to win $7,500 and other prizes.

All the information you need is online of course, including rules and an online application. Just go to

Pitch It Texarkana - Canva
Pitch It Texarkana - Canva

Application fee is just $15!

General admission tickets will be available for $10 for anyone who wants to watch the fun during the final round of pitches on March 30 at Crossties. Doors open to the public at 5 PM. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Finalist pitches begin at 6 PM.

This is pretty cool, the Northeast Texas Small Business Development Center and the Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center have teamed up to host a Pitch Development Workshop on March 20 from 10 AM – 12 PM at Levi Hall on the Texarkana College campus. You must be registered to participate: Click here.

Texarkana Chamber of Commerce
Texarkana Chamber of Commerce

Red River Credit Union is the presenting sponsor. Other sponsors include Mayo Manufacturing, Ledwell, Texas Pioneer Foundation, Kelley Morgan Foundation, Commercial National Bank, Red River Lumber, State Bank, White Properties, University of Arkansas Hope Texarkana, Express Employment Professionals, Texarkana Emergency Center and Hospital, Robbins Toyota, Texarkana College, TEXAR Federal Credit Union, Offenhauser, Manebangle, Domtar, Guaranty Bank & Trust, and the City of Texarkana Texas. The in-kind sponsor is Townsquare Media. Supporting partners are the Texarkana USA Regional Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Texarkana.

Sponsorships are still available for the event, email

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