2020-2021 Douglas County Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC)

2020-2021 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series

Business application deadline
November 20, 2020
Judge sign-up deadline
November 30, 2020
Entry Fee
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This year's competition will be ALL VIRTUAL. Douglas County high schools select their top 5 students/teams to participate in a countywide event on December 4th via Zoom. Schools have the discretion to select those 5 students/teams as they deem appropriate. This can be a “mini competition”, teacher selection, etc. Five “community” spots are held open for private or home-school students.

o   First place - $1,250
o   Second place - $750
o   Third place - $500
o   BONUS - $500 will be awarded to the business/concept with the best rural benefit. 
o   Teacher of first place winner - $500

Schedule and key dates

Schools submit applications for 5 students/teams to participate in countywide competition no later than Friday, November 20th. 

Organized by

Jill Jolicoeur

Date and time

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Executive Summary

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Elevator Pitch

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Formal Presentation

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