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Caldwell WeWork Ventures

Caldwell, KS

Business application deadline
February 8, 2023
Judge sign-up deadline
February 28, 2023
Entry fee
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This competition will take place in the Upstairs Downtown original 1887 ballroom built by Caldwell entrepreneur, Frank Wewerke.  Starting small, we are limiting entry to Caldwell freshman, coordinating with their careers class.  Prizes and sponsorships by KanOkla Networks and Vision Caldwell. Parking is available on Main Street and Avenue A.  

Schedule and key dates

Students signup by Feb 8
Judges signup by Feb 28

Competition on Mar 7, 2023: 
  • 8:00-9:45am Students set up business presentation.  
  • 10:00-11:30am Community will interact with the students.
  • 11:30am Lunch with judges 
  • 12:30pm Presentation to judges begin 
  • 1:30pm  Winners announced and prizes presented 
  • 2:30pm Students clean up and return to school  

Organized by

KanOkla Networks

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Address and location

23 North Main Street
Caldwell, KS 67022


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