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2022 KEC Wildcard/Open Review Entries

Manhattan, KS

Business application deadline
April 4, 2022
Judge sign-up deadline
Entry fee
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This competition is for the Wildcard/Open Review entries to compete for a spot in the 2022 Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge. Up to 15 teams will be selected for the KEC through the Executive Summary Review.

If you have already competed and won at the YEC level please visit the registration link


Schedule and key dates

March 15th - Submission deadline for all entries
April 8th – Announcement of Wildcard teams selected

Teams selected as finalists will go on to compete in the 2022 Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge on April 28th. We will announce winners within the portal and contact them directly with a registration link for the event.

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 2022, please visit this link:

Organized by

Tara Gieber

Date and time

Address and location

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66502


Executive Summary

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Elevator Pitch Video

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Live Tradeshow at KEC on 4/28/22

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Submit W-9 for Prize Money

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Photo Release

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