The nonrefundable entry fee for a team to participate in a first round of the 2017 Policy Solutions Challenge is $55. Payment must be made by credit card through PayPal by clicking the link below. Please note the following terms and conditions:
The fee payment is nonrefundable with no exceptions. By completing the payment process you indicate your acceptance of this.*
Payment is being received through the 501c3 Tuneup, Inc. the parent company of Policy Solutions Challenge USA (see the link to corporate information at the bottom of this page). The credit card statement will indicate payment made to 501c3 Tuneup, Inc.
Teams that qualify as semifinalists will be asked to pay a fee of $110. Semifinalist teams that qualify as finalists to attend the national finals of the Challenge will be required to pay another fee of $540. Policy Solutions Challenge USA will make separate arrangements with teams for the payment of these fees when applicable (and we wish you the best of success in becoming semifinalists and finalists).
Make Payment Using PayPal
Click the Pay Now button to initiate a nonrefundable $55.00 payment via PayPal using a major credit card. Please note that you do not have to use a PayPal account to make this payment. However, if you use an email address linked to an existing PayPal account, PayPal may require you to login to that account to complete the payment.
*Why the fee is nonrefundable: As teams register to enter the Challenge, we immediately begin making arrangements for expert judges to review their work. This effort is time consuming and is performed on the expectation that all teams will participate in the competition. We cannot take back our effort to prepare to review the teams' work, and that is why we do not refund the entry fee.