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2022 Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge

Manhattan, KS

Business application deadline
Judge sign-up deadline
Entry fee
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The Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge (KEC) is sponsored by the Kansas Masonic Foundation and Kansas Masons in partnership with Kansas State University and the Network Kansas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series to promote entrepreneurship and small business development in Kansas.  The competition is for student created, managed, and owned ventures.
This event portal is for the High School Division of the 2022 KEC.

If you are looking for the High School Wildcard/Open Review submission portal, please click

If you are looking for the Community & Tech College Division, please click


Schedule and key dates

March 31st - Submission deadline for all entries
April 28th – LIVE event day at Kansas State University Student Union.

Each year, one High School Entrepreneurship Teacher is honored with the special KEC award of; Teacher of the Year! If you would like to nominate your teacher for 2023, please visit this link: 

Organized by

Tara Gieber

Date and time

Address and location

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66505


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Elevator Pitch Video

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Live Mock Board Room

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