USC Greif - NFLPA Innovation Challenge is being postponed due to COVID

Sunday, January 30, 2022

11:00 pm

Type: Competition
NFLPA Innovation Challenge

How can your business benefit and positively impact NFL players, pro athletes and the next generation of stars? Submit a Video Pitch for a chance to attend NFLPA Pitch Day 2022, win cash prizes, and be named 2022 NFLPA Pitch Day Young Entrepreneur.

Submitted ideas are welcome in the below categories:

  • Consumer packaged goods
  • Experiential & entertainment
  • Gaming & tech innovation
  • Health, wellness, & human performance
  •  Youth sports
  • Education, engagement, & empowerment of spouses & significant others
  • Name Image Likeness
NFLPA Pitch Day is a platform for diverse entrepreneurs.

WHAT? A 90-second video pitch (problem, solution, value proposition).

WHO? Current USC students or alumni grads since May 2017.


For safety concerns due to COVID-19

2022 USC Greif-NFLPA Innovation Challenge will be postponed until further notice.

A new submission deadline and a new date will be shared when finalized.

Thank you in advance for your understanding.


AND THEN? Prizes!

  • 1st place (2022 NFLPA Pitch Day Young Entrepreneur): $5,000 NFLPA grand & an opportunity to present at NFLPA Pitch Day
  • 2nd place: $1,500 & an opportunity to attend NFLPA Pitch Day
  • 3rd Place: $1,000 & an opportunity to attend NFLPA Pitch Day
  • 4th place: $500 & an opportunity to attend NFLPA Pitch Day
  • 5th - 10th place: An opportunity to attend NFLPA Pitch Day
  • All competitive entries below 10th place will receive a $25 gift card.

* Teams of 1 or 2, not more. Must be 21 to attend NFLPA Pitch Day. One entry per person.

QUESTIONS? For more info, email Monica Dean (