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Smith Center Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge 2020-2021

Smith Center, KS

Business application deadline
February 12, 2021
Judge sign-up deadline
March 9, 2021
Entry fee
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This event will take place on Tuesday March 9th from 9:00-12:00 at the Smith Center High School Gym.
Prizes - Up to $2,500 in total prizes
Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category:
Executive Summary
4 Minute Presentation
Junior High
High School
Overall Winner - Automatically qualifies for State at KSU
**Participants are eligible to win more than one prize**

Parking -

Visitor Information -

Covid Restrictions -
Masks must be worn by all participants and vistitors.

Schedule and key dates

Executive Summary
First Draft -  Due by February 12th. Please submit your written business plan to a mentor to review prior to uploading it to VentureDash

Final Draft - Due by February 26th. No late entries can be accepted after midnight Feb 26th. Final Executive Summary must be uploaded to VentureDash in PDF form.

4 Minute Presentation
First Draft - Due by February 19th. Please submit your written verbal outline along with any supporting documents to your mentor. You may use a slideshow, video, samples, etc in your presentation.

Final Draft - Your presentation will take place on March 9th in front of judges

First Draft - Due by March 5th. Please have your tradeshow display completed and shown to your mentor. This will give you the weekend to make any finishing touches needed. 

Final Draft - Your tradeshow will be set up on March 9th to be judged

Organized by

Hope Padilla

Date and time

Address and location

300 Roger Barta Way
Smith Center, KS 66967


Executive Summary

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Formal Presentation

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