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2024 Mitchell County YEC

2023-2024 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Series

Beloit, KS

Business application deadline
February 2, 2024
Judge sign-up deadline
February 20, 2024
Entry fee
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Join us for the 2024 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge! Any student 7th grade thru 12th grade is welcome to participate. Each participant is required to submit an Executive Summary (template provided), give a Formal Presentation, and setup a Trade Show Exhibit.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out! Stay tuned for more specific details!

The first-place winner earns an automatic entry into the state competition. Anyone is also invited to submit for a wildcard slot at state as well. Here are those ongoing deadlines:

March 19, 2024: Wildcard Entries for KEC State Championship Due 
March 19, 2024: Deadline for YEC Winners to enter to attend KEC State Championship
March 26, 2024: Wildcard Winners Announced
April 16, 2024: KEC State Championship (Manhattan)  

Schedule and key dates

Business applications: February 2nd 
•Create Account
•Register your Business Name

Executive Summary: February 23rd
•Template Provided

Formal Presentation: March 4th
•During School Day @ School
•4 to 6 Minutes
•Presentation Required

Trade Show: March 4th
•Setup from 3:30pm to 4:45pm
•Open to the Public from 5:00pm to 6:30pm
•NCK Technical College Conference Room
•Presentation from Local Entrepreneurs, B and Mandy Fincham, at 6:30pm
...Awards to Follow!

Organized by

Emily Benedick

Date and time

Address and location

Beloit, KS 67420


Executive Summary

The Executive Summary is a written business summary, in PDF format, including de...

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Formal Presentation

The Formal Presentation is a four-to-six-minute presentation where each business...

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The trade show will be held from 5:00pm to 6:30pm at the NCK Technical College c...

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