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2023 High School Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge (KEC)

Manhattan, Kansas

Business application deadline
March 31, 2023
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.

For more information visit the KEC Website.  

Schedule and key dates

March 31st - Submission deadline for all entries
April 18th - Mock Board Room questions are released
April 20th - Live event at Kansas State University
*Each entity or individual will be required to provide a W-9 and photo release form before receiving any prizes!

Each year, one Entrepreneurship Instructor is honored with the special KEC award of Educator of the Year! Nominate your teacher

here. Submissions are due Sunday, April 9.

Students will also have the opportunity to participate in an optional Tradeshow.
KEC Tradeshow FAQ.pdf 369.03 KB

Organized by

NetWork Kansas

Date and time

Address and location

Kansas State University
918 N M.L.K. Jr. Dr
Manhattan, Kansas 66506


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