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Franklin County YEC

2022-2023 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Series

Ottawa, KS

Business application deadline
March 3, 2023
Judge sign-up deadline
February 27, 2023
Entry Fee
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This competition is sponsored by the Franklin County E-Community.  It is open to students from 6th - 12th grade with up to four on a team.  First prize is $1,000, second prize is $500, and third prize is $250.  The winner will qualify to compete at the state competition in Manhattan on April 20, 2023. 
The  contest will be co-sponsored and hosted by Ottawa University inside the Gangwish/Gibson Building located in the center of the campus.  

Schedule and key dates

The competition will begin at 10:00.  Contestants should plan on 2 hours.  We suggest you arrive between 9:00 - 9:30 to get settled and ready for the competition.  
Contestants will be judged on the Executive Summary and their Formal Presentation.
A display is not required but strongly encouraged.  The general public will be invited to attend and see the displays while allowing the contestants the opportunity to share information about their business.

Organized by

Paul Bean

Date and time

Address and location

Ottawa University
1001 S Cedar
Ottawa, KS 66067


Executive Summary

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Formal Presentation

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Public Booth Display

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