Each year, SXSW EDU celebrates and honors trailblazers who are doing innovative and creative work through a series of fast-paced competitions.


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Competitions at SXSW EDU

Compete at SXSW EDU

Pitch Your Startup

The Launch competition celebrates early-stage education companies seeking feedback, investment, strategic partnerships and exposure. Apply for consideration Monday, June 26 – Friday, November 10.

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Showcase Your Design Project

The Learn by Design competition elevates the design of physical learning spaces with the potential to impact learning outcomes. Apply for consideration Monday, June 26 – Sunday, November 5.

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